Australian prelate cautions against defensive approach, calls for energetic evangelization
Catholic World News - May 18, 2012
An Australian archbishop has called for “a more missionary Church,” saying that the task of evangelization is “the Church’s greatest challenge in these times.”
As he was installed as the head of the Brisbane archdiocese, Archbishop Mark Coleridge warned against the tendency to “circle the wagons rather than roll them our into new territory.” Acknowledging the difficulties that face the Church, he argued nonetheless that a defensive approach or “some supposedly self-protective maneuver” would be a crucial mistake.
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