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Proposed Census change a ‘double bias’ for religions

Sydney Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP has backed Australian Catholic Bishops Conference President Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB’s fight against the Australian Bureau of Statistics, which wants to effectively wipe religion out of the next Census. Source: The Catholic Weekly.


Archbishop Costelloe warns against proposed changes to Census

Australian Catholic Bishops Conference President Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB has warned proposed changes to the Census regarding religion could lead to a higher number of invalid responses. Source: The Australian. 

Census Parish Life Research

‘Social profiles’ help parishes serve their communities

Profiles of 1230 Catholic parishes across Australia have been published, offering a wealth of insight they can use to better serve the needs of their local communities. Source: ACBC.

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Social profiles of Australia’s Catholic dioceses published

One in four Catholics in Broome Diocese are aged under 15, Wagga Wagga Diocese has the largest proportion of Catholics and the Archdiocese of Melbourne the largest number of Catholics, new reports have revealed. Source: ACBC Media Blog.