The Pope has founded the first structure in Australia to encompass disaffected Episcopalian Anglicans.
The structure is for disaffected Anglicans who wish to join the Roman Catholic Church.
The "Ordinariate of Our Lady of the Southern Cross" - the equivalent of a nationwide diocese - will be led by Harry Entwistle, 72, who was an Anglican regional bishop and priest in Perth before joining the Catholic Church. Read more
Catholic Church open for ex-Anglicans