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Author Kennedy, Ted.

Title Who is worthy? : the role of conscience in restoring hope to the church / Ted Kennedy
Published Sydney : Pluto Press, 2000


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 W'PONDS  282.94 Ken/Wiw  AVAILABLE
Description 151 pages : portrait ; 22 cm
Summary Expresses concerns for two marginalised and oppressed groups in Australia - gay people and the Aboriginal community; discusses conscience and Aboriginal rights; Aboriginal history of Victoria; comments on Archbishop Polding and his response to 1838 massacres; setting up of mission at Stradbroke Island and Oodgeroo's story relating to the mission; relates the story of John David Murra, a young Aboriginal boy, taken from his family to be sent to Rome, and who died in Genoa; briefly examines the attitude of the Catholic Church to the circumstances of Aboriginal people from 1860's to the present; Appendix III is "Twenty five years at Redfern"
Analysis Aboriginal Australians - Social conditions
Catholic Church - Controversial literature
Catholic Church - Doctrines
Homosexuality - Religious aspects
Racism - Religious aspects
Notes English
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Catholic Church -- Doctrines.
Catholic Church -- Controversial literature.
Aboriginal Australians -- Social conditions.
Conscience -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church.
Homosexuality -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church.
Racism -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church
LC no. 2002391170
ISBN 1864030879