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Bishops Answer Questions on Divorce

Posted September 18, 2007
Bishops answer questions on Divorce and the Church in new booklet Australia’s Bishops are reaching out to those who have suffered the distress of marital breakdown and divorce with a new easy-to-read booklet which outlines the Church’s teaching in this difficult area and offers pastoral care and support. The booklet, entitled Divorce and the Catholic… View Article

Archbishop Calls For Decision Reversal From Amnesty International

Posted September 18, 2007
Archbishop Wilson calls on Amnesty International to reverse new policy on abortion The President of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference, Archbishop Philip Wilson today called on Amnesty International to reverse its new policy promoting access to abortion. Archbishop Wilson said that Amnesty’s shift away from a neutral stance on abortion was deeply regrettable. ‘Catholic people… View Article

Catholic Schools at Crossroads

Posted August 7, 2007
Bishops Say Catholic Schools at a Crossroads The Bishops of NSW and the ACT have released a pastoral letter inviting Catholic educational leaders, staff, parents and the broader Catholic community to reflect on the nature and role of Catholic schools and where they are headed. Speaking at the public launch of the document at the… View Article

Mass to Celebrate the Centenary of St. Carthage’s Cathedral Lismore

Posted August 7, 2007
The Most Rev Geoffrey Jarrett DD Bishop of Lismore warmly invites all to Vigil Mass on Saturday 18th August 2007 at 5.00pm in St Carthage’s Cathedral, Lismore to celebrate the Centenary of the Opening & Blessing of the Cathedral by His Eminence Cardinal Patrick Francis Moran on 18th August 1907. The principal celebrant will be… View Article

Catholics Urged to Consider Common Good When Voting

Posted August 7, 2007
Australia’s Catholic Bishops have issued a statement urging Catholics to consider the common good when casting their vote in the Federal Election to be held later this year. The statement, approved by the nation’s 42 Bishops, raises a number of key issues for people to consider as they weigh things up in the approach to… View Article