In recent weeks grassroots protests have taken place in Brazil. The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference would like to reassure leaders, pilgrims and their families that the safety and well-being of pilgrims is our first priority.
Video coverage from xt3.com of the Australian Pilgrims Gathering in Madrid.
A public exhibition of historic images and other treasures is being held in Parramatta to celebrate 125 years of migration to Australia from a tiny rural village in northern Lebanon.
In his latest CathBlog, Catholic Diocese of Parramatta Social Justice Co-ordinator Evan Ellis says that most Australians struggle to understand the mechanics of aid, how it works - and why it is so important.
Australia’s World Youth Day connection will be rekindled the night before the canonisation of Australia's first saint, when the original WYD Cross features at the Vigil Liturgy in Rome to celebrate the life of Blessed Mary MacKillop.
Catholic Communications reports on the gathering of Australia's 4,000 pilgrims in Madrid, marking the start of World Youth Day 2011.
Catholic Communications reports on the ordination of Australia's youngest bishop, Archdiocese of Sydney Auxiliary Bishop Peter Comensoli.
Catholic Mission’s Village Space performance group has won a prestigious community award for its theatre-in-education play “Climate Change and Poverty”.
Democratic Labor Party Senator John Madigan introduced the bill Health Insurance Amendment (Medicare Funding for Certain Types of Abortion) Bill 2013 to the Senate on Tuesday 19 March.
Catholic Communications reports that as many as 1,000 young Australians will head off in early August to participate in Days in the Dioceses as part of Madrid's World Youth Day 2011.