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"Sentire Cum Ecclesia" is a term that was coined by St Ignatius Loyola - the founder of the Jesuits. It means "To think with the Church...."
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The Schütz Model for a Elective Australian Constitutional Monarchy
I propose that
1) We replace the absentee monarch of Australia (who is also the Monarch of Great Britain) with an elected Australian monarchy.
2) The elected monarch exactly replaces the current monarch in the current constition.
3) The elected monarch has exactly the same powers, duties and responsibilities as those of the current absentee monarch. All the monarch's functions are carried out by his/her personal representatives (as is currently the case): federally by the Governor General, and in the states by the State Governors.
4) The Governor General and the Governors continue to be selected as they currently are.
5) The monarch is elected to sovereignty over Australia for life, but his/her sovereignty is strictly non-hereditary.
6) The elective body is not the federal parliament, but a "college of electors" comprised of the state governors and federal governor general.
7) The election of the monarch must be a unanimous decision on the part of the college of electors.
Whose side are you on?
"On the cross we see a Christ whose love holds Him there, rather than our cruel nails and cross-bars... It is His priests we are and if we pick sides as we sometimes must, we stand by Him; but always with reverence for the whole, for all sides, all reality; always in charity, with a view to ultimate unity, to building up the holy People of God in holiness and truth." - Bishop Anthony Fisher
Sentire Cum Ecclesia · To think with the Church…. In “the Spirit of Benny 16”. Catholic Theology, Ecumenism, Interfaith relations, History, Liturgy, Philosophy and whatever topics are hot in the ecclesiastical world! Please comment – with gentleness and reverence! Our motto on this blog is: <b>”Maior autem his est spes”</b>