BOOK REVIEW: First Extended Biography of Cardinal Norman Thomas Gilroy launched
Authored by historian, John Luttrell FMS, this first extended biography of Cardinal Gilroy examines his life and his significance as a religious leader in twentieth century Australia and beyond. Photo: Supplied.
The biography of the fifth Archbishop of Sydney, Cardinal Norman Thomas Gilroy, was launched last month on 26 October at the University of Notre Dame in Broadway.
Current Archbishop of Sydney, Anthony Fisher OP, was present to launch the biography of his predecessor, with the date coinciding with the 40th anniversary of Cardinal Gilroy’s death in 1977.
Born in 1896 in a rented cottage in the working class suburb of Glebe, Sydney,