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Evangelisation Opinion

The good ship Evangelisation must set sail

The increasing focus on evangelisation in the Church is not a late and panicked response to emptying pews, declining affiliation and decreasing social and political influence in Australia, says Daniel Ang. Source: The Catholic Weekly.


Survivor voice included in redress scheme governance

Victims and survivors of institutional child sexual abuse will have a greater say in how the national redress scheme operates with the appointment of a representative to be included in future governance decisions. Source: The Australian.


Remote NT community finally gets its giant cross

After more than a decade, a vision to build a giant cross in a remote Aboriginal community in Central Australia has become a reality. Source: ABC News.


Catholic sector warns against scrapping default benefits

Patients would face higher out-of-pocket costs and reduced care choice if default benefits are abolished, Catholic Health Australia has warned.

Pope Francis

Where there is too much ‘I’ there is too little God: Pope

In his Sunday Angelus address, Pope Francis warned that “spiritual arrogance” can lead to adoration of one’s ego instead of God. Source: CNA.

Vatican World

Vatican renews China deal on bishops

The Vatican has announced it has renewed its agreement with China on the appointment of bishops, extending a deal struck in 2018. Source: The Tablet.

Religious Freedom

Archbishop backs Equal Opportunity Act amendment

Melbourne Archbishop Peter A. Comensoli has backed the Coalition’s proposal to amend Victoria’s Equal Opportunity Act to allow religious schools to hire staff on the basis of faith. Source: Guardian Australia.


CHA: Nobody should be left behind in future pandemics

Catholic Health Australia says Peter Shergold’s findings about the way Australia handled the COVID pandemic reminds society of its duty to look after the most vulnerable.

Social Justice

Social justice advocate takes on new national role

Long-time Brisbane-based social justice advocate Peter Arndt has commenced a new role as director of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference’s Office for Justice, Ecology and Peace. Source: ACBC Media Blog.