HOLY SEE, UN­HOLY ME: TALES FROM MY TIME AS AUS­TRALIAN AMBASSADOR TO THE VAT­I­CAN

Sunday Tasmanian - Tassie Living - - BOOKS -

By Tim Fis­cher Pub­lished by ABC Books, RRP $ 24.99

THE for­mer leader of the National Party, Tim Fis­cher, was cho­sen by then Prime Min­is­ter Kevin Rudd to be the fi rst res­i­dent ambassador for Aus­tralia to the Holy See.

In his mem­oir, Fis­cher refl ects on his 1000 days in Rome, where, armed with his skills as an ac­tivist politi­cian, he had to nav­i­gate ev­ery­thing from din­ner par­ties with po­lit­i­cal lead­ers to en­coun­ter­ing scan­dals be­set­ting the church.

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