Student priests believe it's time for the Catholic Church to evolve

By Isabella Higgins
ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corp.) Radio
January 01, 2018

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More scrutiny than ever is upon the powerful leadership in Australia's Catholic Church, following damning findings in the Child Abuse Royal Commission.

The commission made recommendations for the church to break with centuries of tradition and remove the sanctity of confessional and make celibacy for priests voluntary.

Senior Australian church leaders have already made it clear they don't support those changes, but a new generation of priests is promising to do things differently.

Duration: 2min 49sec
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Tom Duncan, seminarian, Holy Spirit Seminary, Brisbane
Minje Kim, seminarian, Holy Spirit Seminary, Brisbane
Ashwin Ancharya, seminarian, Holy Spirit Seminary, Brisbane



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