Dioceses join in the Plenary Council spirit

- 15 August 2019 0

Maitland-Newcastle Bishop Bill Wright has convoked a diocesan synod commencing in November this year directed towards the Plenary Council and beyond. Read More

Church needs ‘culture of vocations’

- 5 August 2019 2

Diocesan vocations directors met in Adelaide last week to discuss opportunities for creating a “culture of vocations” in the Church in Australia. Read More

Final report captures the voices of 222,000 people

- 29 July 2019 1

The National Centre for Pastoral Research has published the final report of the Listening and Dialogue phase of the Plenary Council, capturing the voices of ... Read More

Priest, professor Fr Shane Mackinlay named Bishop of Sandhurst

- 24 July 2019 0

Pope Francis has appointed Fr Shane Mackinlay, currently Master of Catholic Theological College Melbourne and a parish priest in Ballarat, the next Bishop of Sandhurst. Read More

New guidelines will inform Church’s response to abuse

- 18 July 2019 0

The Catholic Church is developing new national policy guidelines to strengthen and standardise Church authorities’ responses to allegations of abuse. Read More

Christian Brother’s love of language honoured

- 16 July 2019 0

Preserving and promoting the languages of Australia’s First Peoples has been at the heart of the ministry of a New South Wales Christian Brother. Read More

Church welcomes push towards Indigenous recognition

- 15 July 2019 2

A Morrison Government proposal to recognise Australia’s First Peoples in the constitution has been broadly welcomed by key Church organisations. Read More