Archbishop Denis Hart, President of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference offered condolences and deep sympathy for the victims of terror attacks in France. He called for unity among cultures and expressed special concern that Australians of Middle Eastern backgrounds should not be vilified as a result of the attacks. He noted that millions of Syrians […]
Archbishop Denis Hart, President of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference, has defended Pope Francis’ ecological encyclical, Laudato Si, from criticisms that it is Marxist or simply pushing a green left agenda. He calls it “Christianity 101”: “Calling for a more personal human culture based on care for others and walking lightly on the earth is […]
The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference has welcomed Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment, Laudato Si (On the Care of Our Common Home). Archbishop Denis Hart, President of the Conference, welcomed the encyclical, saying he was pleased to see that the letter critiques our weak response to ecological and social issues: “Pope Francis calls on people […]
Melbourne Archbishop Denis Hart commended the Australian Government’s decision to increase its humanitarian program but is critical of other aspects of its migration policy. His talk for the Second Annual Bishop Joseph Grech Colloquium on Ethics and Migration is here.