Caritas Australia has urged the Federal Government to keep its commitment to the world’s most marginalised people after announcing a substantial drop in the forecast foreign aid in the 2012 Budget.
Australia Post will recognise Australia’s first Saint by releasing a new commemorative stamp series the day after Mary MacKillop's 17 October Canonisation.
More than 1800 young Australian pilgrims and 16 Australian Bishops will participate in WYD Rio from 23 to 28 July, the first WYD for the newly elected Pope Francis.
Caritas Australia has applauded the Australian Government’s recommitment to support Pakistan’s desperate flood victims with an additional $40m to the relief effort.
Caritas Australia has applauded the Government’s moves to conduct an independent review of Australia’s aid and development program announced today.
The Catholic Bishops of Australia have called on the government to show compassionate leadership on the issue of asylum seekers, including a lift on the suspension of processing for Afghan and Sri Lankan asylum seekers.
The Australian Catholic Bishops call on parishioners across the country to pray for peace and an end to the ongoing conflict and tragedy in the Middle East and Iraq.
Statement from Australian Catholic Bishops Conference Chair Archbishop Denis Hart on the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI.
The Australian Catholic Bishops have expressed solidarity with the Coptic Christian community in Egypt, following the sectarian violence which has plagued the country in recent months.
A Message of Condolence to the Coptic Orthodox Community from the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference.