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Australian prelate apologizes to youth for failures to convey Catholic traditions

October 05, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: Speaking at the Synod of Bishops, Archbishop Anthony Fisher of Sydney, Australia made an apology to young Catholics for the harm done by the sex-abuse scandal. He also apologized for the “unbeautiful and unwelcoming liturgies” that young people typically encounter, and for the failure of Church officials to provide them with the full riches of Catholic tradition.

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  • Posted by: nix898049 - Oct. 06, 2018 9:41 PM ET USA

    When I read this it occurred to me that there are a number of bishops I'd like to have sign off on a similar apology to those of us born in the 50s. They'd have to come back from the grave to do it though. 'Unbeautiful' liturgy, etc goes back a ways.