Concerned Catholics Canberra Goulburn is actively engaging in the 2020 Plenary process.  The historic 2020 Plenary Council in Australia was approved by Pope Francis in March 2018. The three-year process is a time during which the Catholic Church in Australia will consider its future, including its governance, laws and practice.  Adelaide will host the first session of the Council in October 2020. The final session will be held in May 2021. Members of the public can contribute to the process through listening sessions which are being conducted until March 2019.  Read more on the Plenary Council  website

Concerned Catholics Canberra Goulburn is actively engaging in the 2020 Plenary process.

The historic 2020 Plenary Council in Australia was approved by Pope Francis in March 2018. The three-year process is a time during which the Catholic Church in Australia will consider its future, including its governance, laws and practice.

Adelaide will host the first session of the Council in October 2020. The final session will be held in May 2021. Members of the public can contribute to the process through listening sessions which are being conducted until March 2019.

Read more on the Plenary Council website

Speak boldly, speak with passion and listen with an open and humble heart
— Pope Francis 2018
“What we need is a listening and inclusive Church — a Plenary Council at which the clergy and the laity have a proper place at the table, at which the voices of the ‘rusted-on’ and the ‘cheesed-off’ Catholics are heard and at which the bishops are respectfully listening as much as speaking,”
— Frank Brennan sj