Tuesday, September 6th 2016
St Mary's in Exile Review (Billie Brown Theatre)
Stop the presses! The Roman Catholic hierarchy isn’t always right. The canonisation ten years ago of that wicked rebel Mary McKillop, briefly excommunicated in 1871, has proved that; and even Joan of Arc, condemned as a heretic in 1431 and burned at the stake, was eventually forgiven and canonised nearly 500 years later. And let’s not forget the child abuse scandals. Where do we fit Brisbane’s own local hero, Father Peter Kennedy, in this scenario?