An app that sends a text message or email when white smoke rises from the Vatican has inspired the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference’s Communications office to develop aussiepopealarm.com.
A group of Australian pilgrimage coordinators have recently returned from Rio de Janeiro with a heightened enthusiasm to encourage pilgrims to attend World Youth Day 2013.
The St Vincent de Paul Society National Council of Australia will continue its push for a major overhaul of the support payment system during Anti-Poverty Week 2011 (16-22 October).
Australians do not want to rush into making a significant change to the Marriage Act without knowing its social impact, writes Life, Marriage and Family Centre Director Chris Meney in a Sydney Morning Herald opinion piece.
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.