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Bishop Kennedy on the move

Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Michael Kennedy, who has led the Diocese of Armidale in regional New South Wales since 2012, the new Bishop of Maitland-Newcastle.

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Syro-Malabar appointment

Pope Francis has appointed Fr John Panamthottathil CMI as the second bishop of the Syro-Malabar Eparchy of St Thomas the Apostle, Melbourne, to succeed Bishop Bosco Puthur.


Essendon stance 'outrageous': Comensoli

Melbourne Archbishop Peter A Comensoli has warned that “if the Essendon situation is a litmus test of the value and place of people of faith in Victorian society, then we are in big trouble”.