Church Administration of Temporal Goods Workshop

Brisbane, Australia November 2006

Keynote Speaker: Fr Francis Morrisey OMI.

Fr Morissey is Professor Emeritus of Canon Law at Saint Paul University, Ottawa, Canada and a world renowned Canon Lawyer on issues of diocesan governance and the Church administration of temporal goods.

In this Workshop, Fr Morissey addressed the following topics:

  • How governance works from a canonical perspective
  • The role and function of a Diocesan Finance Council
  • The relationship between the Bishop, the Financial Administrator and the Diocesan finance Council
  • How the Catholic Church administers its temporal goods.

Complimentary copies of Fr Morissey’s workshop talks can be obtained from Governance & Management of Please provide your mailing address as these papers are available in hard copy only.