Tag: Australian Catholic Bishops Conference

Religious discrimination laws show promise

Catholic Voice- 26 February 2020 3

Laws to protect people against religious discrimination show promise, say Catholic bishops, but more work is needed. The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference wrote one of ... Read More

Applications open for council discernment groups

- 4 July 2019 1

The Plenary Council has opened applications for the Discernment and Writing Groups that will help consider the Council’s National Themes for Discernment. Read More

Australian Bishops meet Pope Francis

- 26 June 2019 0

VATICAN: Pope Francis has given his apostolic blessing to the Australian Catholic bishops and encouraged them to explore new ways of being missionary in Australia. Read More

Paul O’Callaghan steps down as Caritas CEO

Catholic Voice- 14 May 2019 0

Paul O’Callaghan, the chief executive officer of Caritas Australia, the Church’s international aid and development agency, has tendered his resignation. Read More

Catholic Church calls for living wage for Australian families

Catholic Voice- 18 March 2019 0

Neither employers nor governments are doing enough to support low-paid Australians, the Catholic Church has told the Fair Work Commission. Read More

Survey reignites liturgy debate… and also with you

- 14 December 2018 0

The results of a survey about the 2011 changes to the liturgy has re-opened debate around some parts of the English translation spoken at Mass. Read More

Bishops commend Senate for passing anti-slavery legislation

- 4 December 2018 0

The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference has congratulated the Australian Senate for taking an important step towards eliminating the scourge of slavery. Read More