Catholic Outlook May 2013: On Saturday 1 June we will be off and running as the spectacular St Patrick’s Cathedral Race Day makes its reappearance in the diocesan social calendar.
A new website designed to provide information on the way the Catholic Church will approach its engagement with the Royal Commission into institutional responses to child sexual abuse has been launched.
The Archdiocese of Sydney’s social network site Xt3.com has launched an interactive countdown calendar to help pilgrims prepare for World Youth Day 2013 in Rio de Janeiro.
The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference has confirmed the appointment of the Honourable Greg Crafter AO as the Chair of the National Catholic Education Commission. Mr Crafter will take up this responsibility from 1 July.
The Catholic Bishops of Australia welcome and support the Federal government’s commitment to DisabilityCare Australia (National Disability Insurance Scheme), a scheme which aims to help people with disability and their families.
The Archbishops of Melbourne and Sydney have welcomed the opportunity to attend the Victorian Parliamentary Inquiry into the Handling of Child Abuse by Religious and Other Non-Government Organisations.
The Vatican has released the official schedule Pope Francis will follow during World Youth Day 2013, with the Pope in Rio from 22 to 29 July.
The Catholic Bishops of New South Wales call upon our State parliamentarians to reject moves to allow doctors to administer lethal drugs to the terminally ill.
Catholic Outlook May 2013: Bishop Anthony invites the feedback of the faithful to progress the pastoral planning for the Catholic Diocese of Parramatta.
Truth Justice and Healing Council CEO Francis Sullivan has met with Townville bishop, Michael Putney, other clergy and lay people from the Townsville diocese in Queensland to discuss the Royal Commission into Child sexual abuse.