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The Catholic Church appears to be facing a period of renewal both in Australia and globally. The process of renewal necessarily entails a deep focus on interior concerns, an examination of the inner workings of the Church, and a consideration of problems and issues facing the Catholic community more broadly. It essentially involves issues and questions of identity: who are we, as the Catholic Church? In Australia, the upcoming Plenary Council in 2020 will focus on the Church in the twenty-first century. It is a timely response to Pope Francis’ call for a listening church, especially in the wake of...


School of Theology

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