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.
The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference has remembered in prayer the victims of the largest earthquake to strike Japan in 140 years.
The Bishops of Australia have conveyed their sincerest condolences to the families of the deceased and the people of New Zealand following the Greymouth mining tragedy.
A three-day weekend just completed at the Australian Catholic Youth Ministry Convention in Melbourne has reinvigorated hundreds of youth ministers from around the nation.
The Australian Catholic Youth Ministry Convention will be held in Campbelltown in September, where the Bishop of Parramatta and ACBC delegate for youth, Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP, will meet with country’s key youth ministry leaders.