Conference Calls for a ‘reformation’ of Australia’s Churches

La Croix International
September 3, 2018

A conference of Christian churches in Melbourne has called on Australia’s churches to embrace thorough reform of their structures, governance and culture in the wake of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.The three-day ecumenical Health and Integrity in Church and Ministry conference from Aug. 27-29 on the task of rebuilding and renewal for the churches after the Royal Commission was hosted by the University of Divinity and sponsored by three leading Catholic religious institutes and Yarra Theological Union.The conference was attended by academics, clergy and religious, ministers and church workers, survivors of child sexual abuse and their advocates, and groups advocating...








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