How Exciting! Four new Radio Stations have started taking the Journey this week, including 1WayFM 91.9/94 Canberra, Rhema 94.9 Central Coast, FreshFM 91.9 Gladstone and 105.7FM Mount Isa. That's ten Stations around the nation with plenty more showing interest in broadcasting the Journey.
The Journey this week focus' on Pentecost, the descent of the Holy Spirit, and it is great to welcome back Fr Michael Fallon MSC to provide our Gospel Reflection to enliven the faithful. Sr Hilda Scott OSB talks to us about lessons of trust from her experience of the "freezer man" and Bruce Downes, the Catholic Guy, has a powerful message about what's going on when people supposedly "fall out of love."
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Over the past week there has been much media coverage and discussion about the 'Ellis defence' and whether dioceses and congregations are still using or threatening it to force abuse survivors away from taking their claims to Court.
Listen to Archbishop of Sydney, Anthony Fisher, talk about the Ellis defence here
The Archbishop of Sydney and one of Australia's most senior Church Leaders, Anthony Fisher, has said the Ellis defence is no longer a legal tactic used within his Archdiocese. Speaking on ABC's Radio National this morning Archbishop Fisher said both within the Archdiocese of Sydney and more broadly across the Church the position is that in cases of child sex abuse survivors there will always be someone or thing to sue which will be backed by assets and or insurance.
RC considering public hearing into immigartion detention centres
The SMH has reported the Royal Commission has requested immigration authorities hand over a series of documents in a move that could eventually widen to see Australia's detention centres become a target of the inquiry.
Sister Annette Cunliffe rsc new coexecative officer NCPS
Sr Annette Cunliffe rsc has commenced as an Executive Officer of the National Committee of Professional Standards. She joins Fr Tim Brennan msc, the other Executive Officer, based at the National Office in Sydney.
In welcoming Sr Annette to the position, the current Co-Chairs, Bishop Bill Wright and Sr Clare Condon, highlightedSr Annette's long-term engagement across a broad spectrum of Catholic ministry including the Church's professional standards ministry.