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170310 - ACU - Transforming RE learning through Scripture

170308 - ACBC - Rome Youth Meeting

170308 - NCEC - High-gain students can help drive student performance

170308 - Catholic Mission - Women of Mission

170306- Josephite Justice Network - Tuesday Mourning

170303 - Melbourne Archdiocese - Ryan Review Response

170303 - Melbourne Archdiocese - Ryan Review Responses - Details

170303 - Cardijn Community - Catholic Theological College - University of Divinity - Formation Laity and Vatican II: The YCW in Australia Conference

170303 - Australian Catholics - New resources for parishes and schools

170302 - Catholic Religious Australia - Penalty Rates

170302 - Institute for Professional Standards and Safeguarding - Lanigan House

170302 - Broken Bay Diocese - Lent Reflections

170228 - Jesuit Communications - Finding light in the darkness – A personal Journey from Ash Wednesday to Easter Sunday

THJC Update 139 Royal Commission Case Study 50 Catholic Church Final Hearing - Day 14

THJC Update 138 Royal Commission Case Study 50 Catholic Church Final Hearing - Day 13

THJC Update 137 Royal Commission Case Study 50

THJC Update 136 Royal Commission Case Study 50

THJC Update 133 Royal Commission Case Study 50

THJC Update 132 Royal Commission Case Study 50

THJC Update 130 Royal Commission Case Study 50

THJC Update 129 Royal Commission Case Study 50

Archbishop Costelloe SDB - Statement on the Royal Commission

Royal Commission Case Study 50 Catholic Church Final Hearing Day 4 (THJC)

ACBC Bishop Elect Tim Harris of Townsville 

THJC Update 127 Royal Commission Case Study 50

THJC Update 126 Royal Commission Case Study 50

National Council of Priests Media Release

CSSA Fr Frank Brennan raising his voice for the voiceless

Bishop Comensoli We proclaim a crucified Christ

Archbishop Fisher Pastoral Message on the Royal Commission

Bishop Macbeth Green OSPPE Then you will know the truth

Bishop Kennedy Statement on the Royal Commission

THJC Statement by Francis Sullivan on Case Study 50 

THJC The Catholic Church's final Royal Commission case study

ACBC Letter to the lay faithful on the Royal Commission

Holy Family Ingleburn Church Dedication

Broad test for broad benefits

Australia Day Catholic honours list

Phil Glendenning acknowledged in New Years honours

Maitland Newcastle announces new child protection advisory council

ACBC Respect right of people of faith to hold different view on marriage

CSSV We need to focus on safe and affordable housing

Students Yearn to Learn conference

TJHC welcomes announcement of redress advisory group

Archbishop Fisher welcomes appointment of new Bishop of Lismore

Catholic Education welcomes emphasis on students with disability

ACBC Sixth Bishop of Lismore

A Christmas message from the Australian Catholic Social Justice Council

ACBC Announcement of new Bishop of Lismore

Archbishop Prowse Christmas message

TJHC welcomes announcement of redress advisory group

NCEC Funding uncertainty must be addressed in 2017

CEC NSW Debate on teacher training needs to focus on quality

TJH Council St James Brighton service of lament

CEO NSW Catholic students HSC results

Catholic Mission Cycle through Cambodia to make a difference

Archbishop Christopher Prowse Christmas message

Edmund Rice Centre Speaking up for social justice

NCEC Naplan results can help shape education policy debate

TJHC welcomes new Vatican child sex abuse website

St Mary's Cathedral lights up for Christmas

ACBC Invitation Year of Youth

NCEC Catholic schools performing well but PISA scores sliding

'No More' Campaign from CatholicCare NT

Archbishops letter to Victorian Premier

Middle Eastern Churches statement on Lebanese migration

TJHC welcomes new Victorian laws which reverse onus of proof in civil child abuse cases

Victorian Bishops Domestic Violence Statement 2016

CSSV Victorian Bishops condemn domestic violence

NCEC Simple funding model appealing but inadequate

Opening of McAuley House

Pope Francis sends message to Australia

Archbishop Prowse homily for 30th anniversary JPII address

Caritas Subsidiarity statement

Church celebrates 30th anniversary of Saint John Paul II visit to Alice Springs

Aboriginal executive appointment first for metropolitan hospital

Caritas Advent calendar

TJH Council Melbourne Response review changes announced

Melbourne Response cap limit to double

CSJS paper on human trafficking

Barwon prison solution acceptable only under stringent conditions

UN Secretary General receives climate statement

Catholic Mission Only one wish for Angela this Christmas

Catholic Healthcare wins NSW mental health tender

CAPSA welcomes government refugee swap announcement

TJH Council RC announces final hearings into Catholic Church

TJHC welcomes clear instruction from Archbishop Hart on holding school Reconciliation in public

Bishop Kennedy Child abuse memorial in Cathedral grounds

COP22 Interfaith statement on climate change 

Jesuit Social Services calls on government to ensure safety for all

Marist Brothers welcome Redress Scheme

NSW CEC concerns over Parramatta Rd

High note for Adelaide cathedral pipe organ

ACRATH Human trafficking 16 Days campaign

Caritas Environment Report

Caritas 2016 Global Gifts

Statement from Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP

TJH Council meets with community groups in Victoria

TJH Council Royal Commission Child research

TJHC welcomes redress announcement

Vatican appoints ACU academics to Pontifical Missionary Union 

Leading eco-theologian Fr Sean McDonagh to visit

Pax Christi Australia statement on Ban on boat people ever coming to Australia

ACBC Message for prisoners

ACBC congratulates Archbishop Hart on Vatican appointments

Bishop Ingham Halloween Message 

TJH Council Priest and male religious register now up and running

Catholic School Parents on Carmel Nash appointment

ACU Children to be seen and heard at Royal Commission Symposium

Statement from Cardinal Pell

ACBC welcomes new Vatican guidelines on burial and cremation

NCEC Further scrutiny of Gonski recommendations needed

CRA Appeal to human compassion and decency

Phil Glendenning Report revelations must be final straw

Archdiocese of Perth Padre Pio relics coming to Perth

ACBC endorses support of offshore detainees 

CAPSA offers to lead a coordinated approach

Jesuit Social Services says Archbishop Hart has shown true leadership

Dual focus for Catholic Mission World Mission Month appeal

NCEC School funding model reflects needs

Caritas Launch of Hungry for Justice Thirsty For Change campaign

CSSA appoints Fr Frank Brennan as new CEO

CSSV Time to close Nauru and Manus Island detention centres

BBD Finding compassion through the lens of mercy

ARRCC Religious orders lead the way in fossil fuel divestment

Caritas responds to food crisis in Zimbabwe

Bishop Kennedy Pastoral Letter Hearing their cry

Caritas Father George assisting the most vulnerable

NCEC Funding certainty a genuine need for parents and schools

New CEO appointed for Catholic Care

Canberra-Goulburn Appointment of Director of Education

Statement from Marist Brothers about O'Sullivan

NCEC Schools and students need progress on funding not regression

Update 123 - Royal Commission - Farrell - Day 8

Update 122 - Royal Commission - Farrell - Day 7

ERC PM refugee announcements a good start but more must be done

Pope appoints ACU Vice-Chancellor to Congregation for Catholic Education

BBI receives national higher education provider accreditation

CSSA response to Government welfare reform announcement

Update 121 - Royal Commission - Farrell - Day 6

Australian Catholic Historical Society conference

CRA Bouquets to federal parliament on budget repair

Update 118 - Royal Commission - Farrell - Day 3

ACBC says Parliament right to ditch cuts to benefits

Pope Francis accepts resignation of Bishop Hanna

Update 116 - Royal Commission - Farrell - Day 1

Statement from Archbishop Anthony Fisher

ARRCC Churches respond to Pray for Pacific call

Jesuits announce comprehensive strategy to safeguard children and young people

UPDATE 114 - Royal Commission - Maitland Newcastle Hearing - Day 6

2016 ACPA AWARDS list of winners


UPDATE 113 - Royal Commission - Maitland Newcastle Hearing - Day 5

NCEC September 6 analysis ignores funding facts

Call for communities of compassion as population ages

Social Justice Statement 2016-17

Proclaim Conference report

Full results for 2016 ARPA Awards

New Evangeliser has four qualities, Cardinal Wuerl tells Proclaim 2016 delegates

ARRCC Thousands of UK churches end use of fossil fuels electricity

Mercy Health Media Release CHA Emerging Leader

Youth get behind the scenes look at Caritas

Caritas responds to Italian earthquake

Migrants and Refugees challenge us to enact a culture of encounter welcome and acceptance says Bishop Long

Disability magazine shines at Adelaide Archdiocese media awards

Brother John Taylor Fellowship 2016

Two New Bishops Ordained in the Archdiocese of Sydney

TJHC welcomes RC child safe reports

ARRCC Pray For Our Pacific

Catholic Mission Australia Fathers Day gifts

Jesuit Social Services joins calls to Bring Them Here

Relics of Mother Teresa and Mary MacKillop to travel around Western Sydney

Breaking The Silence

Bishops welcome new Director of the National Centre for Evangelisation

Full text of Pope's address to young people

Leave a mark, Pope Francis tells young Australians at World Youth Day vigil

Proclaim registrations closing August 1

Statement by Cardinal Pell to 7.30 Report

Statement from Archbishop Anthony Fisher

Maronite Eparchy Normandy attack

Bishop Hurley Don Dale Detention Centre

Marist Brothers Royal Commission statement

World Youth Day is a catalyst for renewal in youth ministry Australian bishops say

Caritas welcomes Royal Commission

Australian Bishops launch Year of Youth

NCEC - Catholic Education welcomes Minister's appointment

CHA - Apunipima - CHA - Hesta workshop in Cape York

ACBC - Social Justice Statement 2016 Summary

ACBC - Archbishop Denis Hart letter introducing Social Justice statement

TJHC - Update 106 - Royal Commission - Disability services hearing Day 2

TJHC - Update 105 - Royal Commission - Disability services hearing Day 1

TJHC - Update 105 - Royal Commission - Disability services hearing first day

ACBC - World Youth Day Xt3 Live Webcast

Caritas Australia - Project Compassion 2016

Parramatta Diocese - Royal Commission Case Study 44

Caritas Australia - 2016 Election Fairer Australia

ACBC - Apostolate of the Sea Sunday

Marist Brothers - Statement from the Marist Brothers Australia – O’Sullivan

ACCER - Fair Work Commission's error prejudices low paid workers

NCEC - Greens education policy clear for Catholic schools

NCEC - Alarm for non-government schools in Greens policy

NCEC - Party responses

NCEC - Parties asked about education priorities

TJHC - ALP calls for bipartisan support for national redress

Townsville Catholic Education Office - Catholic school funding

Catholic Mission - Bishop McKenna opens stunning new chapel in Timor Leste

CSSA Drought stricken communities

Proclaim Early Bird Rego closes Monday

F John Behr visit

CAPSA Australian leaders must develop more humane responses to people seeking protection

ACBC WYD final preparations

Minister and Fed Opposition leader address Catholic educators

Christian Brothers Statement

McCauley Services for Women CEO Taskforce

Statement by Sisters of the Good Samaritan - Royal Commission Case Study 41

Australian Catholic organisations say no to fossil fuels

NCEC Catholic schools committed to care of all students

Christian Brothers Oceania David Standen

Bishop Peter Ingham AFA Meeting

Notre Dame Distinguished Scholars Lecture

CEC Canberra Liberals funding commitment

Pope tells Pontifical Mission Societies: Mission makes Church

Catholic Mission Australia Fundamentalism a major challenge for the Church

ACU opens doors for indigenous women

Broken Bay Diocese Liturgy of Lament and Hope

CCER Family tax benefit changes target stay-at-home mums

Bishops Establish New National Centre for Evangelisation

NCEC Setting the record straight on school funding

CSSV Nathan Schneider Interview with Frank Brennan SJ

New Director of Melbourne Archdiocese

Statement from Christian Brothers Oceania

Faith-based organisations play a vital role in emergencies

Landmark ACU study puts minimum wages in the spotlight

ACBC Plenary Summary May 2016

NCEC Flawed assumptions and simplistic comparisons disappointing

ERC Dutton must apologise for his fearmongering

NCEC says school funding diversion ignores the facts

ACBC Election Statement Media Release

ACBC election statement 2016

ACBC Election prayer

Bishops welcome appointment of Ambassador to the Holy See

CSPA to receive much awaited funding

Catholic Mission welcomes appointment of new Holy See ambassador

Archbishop Fisher OP congratulates new Bishop of Parramatta

NCEC Education front and centre as election campaign nears

ACBC Bishop Vincent Long appointed Bishop of Parramatta

Diocese of Parramatta welcomes appointment of Bishop Long

Bishops acknowledge decision by Tasmanian Anti-Discrimination Commissioner

ACBC Communicating The Power of Mercy

TJH Council World Communications Day

TJH Council RC closes registrations for private sessions

CRA Respect PNG law and international law

CSSA Tax cuts to the rich and service cuts to the rest

NCEC Budget delivers indexation certainty on school funding

Micah Aid cuts make us the least generous we have ever been

Caritas Budget Aid cuts signal shift to insular Australia

Proclaim conference registrations open

NCEC Catholic education welcomes school funding commitment

Cardinal Pell statement on PwC

CSSV response to Victorian budget

Home Sweet Home for Australia's newest parish

TJH Council CEO talks at Newman College Council dinner about challenges facing Church

Caritas Nepal One Year On  

Death of Bishop Satterthwaite

ACBC National count of Mass attendance starts

Bishop Ingham ordains new priest

Royal Commission releases final report into St Joseph's Orphanage in Neerkol

Catholic Mission Church Appeal follows children's education tuk-tuk in Cambodia

People of all faiths urge governments to ratify Paris climate agreement

Sr Helen Prejean in conversation in Broken Bay

TJH Council RC gives directions on finalising Ballarat and Melbourne public hearings

Church clear on same-sex marriage

Bishops want Catholics singing from the same hymn book 

Calvary cooperates with ACT Auditor-General

Caritas Australia must honour its climate commitments

CSPA reps appear at Senate Select Committee Public Hearing in Brisbane

X Factor priest Rob Galea coming to Parramatta

Christian Brothers Statement regarding indemnity

NCEC Catholic school parents cover almost one third of education costs

Sydney Mercy In The City

ACU Public Lecture The Medicine of Mercy

ACBC Protect kids from pornography submission 

Wollongong Cathedral illuminated in Belgian colours

JRS Asylum-seeker eye care clinic

Caritas Human face of five years of Syrian conflict

Three thousand young Australians for WYD 2016 in Poland

ACBC Human trafficking is the result of economic social exclusion

QCEC National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence

Wollongong Cathedral Under Lights for Easter

United call for urgent action on redress

Professor Salvador Ryan lecture at ACU

SOSJ Sesquicentenary

Christian Muslim statement on Same Sex Marriage

TJH Council RC releases OOHC consultation paper

New Institute for Professional Standards in Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn

Catholic Mission honours missionary women

Broken Bay to host Proclaim 2016

NCEC Catholic Schools partners in eliminating bullying

Western Sydney Pilgrims Set For Overnight Walk

New Catholic Health Australia Chair

Statement from Cardinal George Pell in Rome

Foodfaith launches new community garden

TJH Council Update 101 Ballarat Day 23

Death of Fr Tony Daly

ACU celebrates International Women's Day

Pope Francis papacy provides a Magna Carta for Catholic Social Services

QCEC Majority of Catholic school staff did not vote for action

TJH Council Royal Commission Ballarat Day 19

TJH Council Royal Commission update Ballarat

ACBC Commercial surrogacy in Australia would exploit women and children

Catholic Mission urges support for Fiji after Cyclone Winston

Caritas Australia Cyclone Winston

Statement from Cardinal Pell

Statement by Archbishop Anthony Fisher

Cardinal Pell statement on leaked allegations

Statement by Archbishop Hart on Cardinal Pell allegations

Good Shepherd calls for focus on forced marriage in Australia

Statement by Archbishop Denis Hart regarding Cardinal Pell

Statement from Cardinal Pell

TJH Council Cardinal Pell appearance Ballarat hearing

QCEC says union strike action unreasonable

Catholic diocese of ADF Media Statement re Bishop Max Davis

TJH Council Loud Fence movement grows

Catholic Mission True meaning behind Valentines Day can be found in the very first card

BBI partnership with Institute of Company Directors

CSSA pre-budget submission

CSSV Confronting Family Violence forum

Calvary and St Vincents offer medical support to asylum seekers wanting sanctuary

CAPSA condemns offshore detention plans

Australia's international aid and community sector backs church sanctuary offer for asylum-seekers

ACBC Statement from Bishop Long regarding High Court s decision on offshore processing

CAM Melbourne Catholic magazine

Catholic Mission welcomes Bishop of Dili appointment

SIGNIS statement about Spotlight film

Hubert O'Flynn awarded Papal Honour Knight of the Order of St Gregory the Great

Archbishop Prowse Homily at opening of Parliamentary year

New QCEC Chair Announced

ACBC Pastoral Research Office 20th anniversary

TJHC welcomes CSA redress statement from Government but concerned about delays

NCEC welcomes ALP Gonski announcement

Catholic School Parents Australia welcomes Labor school funding plan

Australians cannot be indifferent to human trafficking

Australia Day Catholic Honours list

ACBC Acrath Australians cannot be indifferent to human trafficking

JRS awarded community grant to work with asylum-seekers

Caritas Project Compassion General Launch

Catholic Mission launches 2016 Seminarian Appeal

Sydney Archdiocese Statement on condition of Archbishop Fisher

Christmas Message Bishop Antoine-Charbel Tarabay

Christmas message from Archbishop Hart

Archbishop Costelloe Christmas Message

Archbishop Prowse Christmas message

Christmas message from Vicar General of Adelaide

CRA unveils Year of Mercy logo

Caritas says aid an essential part of Australian regional leadership

CSPA welcomes education agreement but asks where is the parent voice

Caritas ParisCOP21

TJHC welcomes release of RC findings into Marist Brothers Canberra hearing

Townsville Catholic Education Office Christmas Card

Catholic school parents face $370m bill under GST increase

Australian Catholic Social Justice Council Human Rights Day Dec 15

TJH Council UPDATE 90 - Royal Commission - Ballarat - Day 12

Papal Knighthood awarded to ACU Vice-Chancellor

Archbishop Fisher announces Stem Cell Research winner

MIA year of Mercy

Notre Dame appoints new Professor of Nursing

Little Company of Mary Health Care CEO reappointed

Statement by Cardinal Pell following 60 minutes report

ACBC launches Year of Youth in 2018

UPDATE 87 - Royal Commission - Melbourne Hearing - Day 9

Edmund Rice Centre Director to speak at Paris summit

NCEC Naplan One Reference for Australia's learning journey

TJH Council UPDATE 86- Royal Commission - Melbourne Hearing - Day 8

Austyralian Bishops says inclusion matters on International Day of Disability

ACBC 3000 young people land in Adelaide to celebrate the Catholic faith

Marist Brothers Statement on Civil Claims

Caritas Australia concerned at missed opportunity

ERC Australia fails to provide real increase in climate support in Paris

Bishops to open Holy Doors for Jubilee of Mercy

CSPA says funding is fair not radical

QCEC Rejects Union's Misleading Comparisons with NSW

ACBC Plenary Meeting Report Nov 2015

NCEC Principals pitting sector against sector deeply disappointing

TJH Council UPDATE 82 - Royal Commission - Melbourne Hearing - Day 4

ACBC Statement to the Human Rights Subcommittee on the Death Penalty

Prayer and support for SA bushfire victims

Catholic Earthcare Australia The Catholic community takes to the streets

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