Dr Paul Taylor, Executive Secretary of the Bishops Commission for Liturgy, Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (ACBC) offers an appreciation of the history and content of the new Catholic hymnal for Australia. Catholic Worship Book II —A new liturgical music resource for Catholic Parishes and Communities in Australia. Read here.
‘In a frantic effort to restore the church’s damaged reputation by demonstrating it is “tough on (sexual) crime”, it has created another group of scapegoats – its own clergy.’
In The Melbourne Anglican Mark Lindsay says of Keith Mascord’s new book Faith Without Fear, “Mascord prizes open some of the most treasured, and yet at the same time contested, assumptions of conservative Christianity… [Faith Without Fear] provides a ray of hope to those whose own, or whose families’, lives and faith have been shattered by an inflexible and unforgiving hermeneutic.”
Did you see the recent Compass episode on Rosendo Salvado? You can access it via ABC iview here:
His report on the WA Benedictine mission can be found here: