May 19, 2015

Leadership for Mission – Address at “Mission: one heart many voices 2015” Catholic Mission Conference

Street missionaries Thanks to Catholic Mission Australia and Catholic Religious Australia for inviting me to speak this morning. As the local bishop it is my privilege to welcome you all to Sydney: organizers, speakers, sponsors and participants. I am especially pleased to acknowledge His Excellency, Archbishop Protase Rugambwa, President of the Pontifical Mission Societies, Archbishop […]

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Apr 29, 2015

Statement from the Archbishop of Sydney Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP on the Execution of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran in Indonesia

Like most Australians I do not support capital punishment: there is enough violence in our world already without legal systems modelling it to others.  When the Grand Mufti of Australia, Dr Ibrahim Abu Mohamed, and I made a joint appeal for clemency, we made it clear that we respected Indonesia's sovereignty and shared its condemnation […]

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