Statements & Letters

Archbishop’s Letter to the Archdiocese

- 29 March 2019 1

Letter to the Catholic Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn regarding ACT Legislation and the Seal of Confession Dear Friends in Christ, May the peace of ... Read More

Media Statement on the Seal of Confession and ACT Legislation

Catholic Voice- 27 March 2019 11

MEDIA STATEMENT ON THE SEAL OF CONFESSION AND ACT LEGISLATION The Catholic Church is supportive of the ACT Government’s recent legislative changes. In summary, they ... Read More

Statement by Archbishop Christopher Prowse regarding the sentencing of Cardinal George Pell

Catholic Voice- 13 March 2019 6

The conviction and now sentencing of Cardinal Pell has profoundly disturbed the Catholic Community in the Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn/Diocese of Wagga Wagga. Read More

Archbishop Christopher Prowse defends the Seal of Confession

- 26 February 2019 8

The child abuse crisis is everything good people in society respond to with disgust. Courageous survivors have shared their wounds of criminal abuse within the ... Read More