Catholics for Renewal


Past Editorials

Editorial June 2023                  The legacy 0f Pope Francis: 10 years on                       HERE
Editorial February 2023         A Voice to Parliament - Divider or Unifier?                        HERE
Editorial December 2022     Witnessing Gender Equality on the Church - When?          HERE
Editorial November 2022   The 5th Plenary Council of Australia - a turning Point?       HERE   
Editorial August 2022                 Which way towards a Synodal Church?                   HERE
Editorial June 2022     Plenary Council Motions: No match for the Church's crisis     HERE     
Editorial May 25 2022           Vatican II's call for Synods and Councils                   HERE
Editorial February 15 2022  Australian bishops blank Pope Francis                     HERE
Editorial February 2 2022    There's no Good News in discrimination                  HERE
Editorial December 6 2021  Do not be afraid. See, I an doing a new thing           HERE
Editorial September 27  5th Plenary Council: what hope for success?                HERE           
Editorial September 8     Plenary Council Agenda: fit for purpose?                     HERE
Editorial July 2021         Renewing the Archdiocese of Melbourne                      HERE
Editorial May 2021         Plenary Council Contribution and concerns                 HERE
Editorial March 2021       Instrumentum Laboris - a major disappointment       HERE
Editorial February 2021   Synodality - the  inclusive element                           HERE
Editorial December 2020  Advent – Waiting with hope for Church renewal     HERE
Editorial October 2020   Francis on Women: The Need for Discernment      HERE
Editorial September 2020   Royal Commission, Mandatory Reporting and Seal of Confession     HERE
Editorial August 2020    No time to delay local implementation of Church governance report      HERE
Editorial July 2020   Signs of the Times - leading where?    HERE
Editorial June 2020    Subsidiarity - Just a principle or a new reality?     HERE
Editorial May 2020   Reform or Retreat    HERE
Editorial April 2020   Priorities for the Plenary Council   HERE
Editorial March 2020   Has the diversity of voices been called?   HERE
Editorial February 2020   The Rights and Responsibilities of Christ's Faithful in Australia    HERE
Editorial January 2020    are our bishops listening?  HERE
Editorial (December 2019)   How should PC2020 Listen to what the sensus fidelium is saying? - Here

NZ Royal Commission - Invited Australian input - November 2019  (Here)
Getting back on Mission - March 2019   (Here)
All we want for Christmas is - December 2018   (Here)

Synodality: the medium is the message - November 2018   (Here)
Response of Australian bishops and religious leaders is more dithering - September 2018   (Here)
Seeking Christ-like leadership: Inclusive, Transparent, and Accountable -  May 2018   (Here)

Previous Editorial: Getting Catholic Church Renewal happening now  (Here)
2nd previous Editorial: A Christmas Message from the Royal Commission  (Here)
3rd previous Editorial: Bishops must engage their dioceses now 
4th previous Editorial: Circling the Wagons  (Here)