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Bishops Tributes

Bishop ‘served the Lord and his Church with courage, creativity and fidelity’

Bishop Emeritus Kevin Manning, the second Bishop of Parramatta, died yesterday, aged 90. Source: ACBC Media Blog.

Tragedy Tributes

Catholic school teacher remembered as ‘friend and mentor to many’

A former principal and semi-retired teacher has died after falling through a school roof in Melbourne’s inner west last week. Source: The Age.

Africa Tributes

Catholic vice president of Malawi dies in plane crash

Catholic bishops in Malawi have mourned the loss of the country’s Catholic vice president who died in a plane crash on Monday. Source: NCR Online.

Charity Tributes

Vinnies honours late NSW president Paul Burton

The St Vincent de Paul Society NSW has paid tribute to its state president, Paul Burton, who died on Sunday. 

Bishops Tributes

Bishop Ingham ‘a man of deep faith, rich in human qualities’

Former Wollongong Bishop Peter Ingham, “a spiritual father of the Illawarra, Macarthur, Shoalhaven and Southern Highlands”, died on April 26, aged 83. Source: ACBC Media Blog.


Archbishop Carroll ‘came not to be served, but to serve’

Hundreds of people are expected to pay tribute to the late Archbishop Francis Carroll at a Pontifical Requiem Mass in Canberra today, starting at 11am AEDT. Geoff Joy, a close colleague of “Fr Francis”, reflects on his life and mission. Source: Catholic Voice.

Bishops Tributes

‘Catholic leader of immense stature’: Archbishop Carroll dies at 93

Archbishop Francis Carroll, who served as Bishop of Wagga Wagga and Archbishop of Canberra and Goulburn during almost 70 years of priestly service, died yesterday in Wagga Wagga, aged 93.


Indigenous leader Lowitja O’Donoghue dies aged 91

Lowitja O’Donoghue, a Yankunytjatjara leader, activist and a papal award recipient, has died in Adelaide at the age of 91. Source: The Guardian.

People Tributes

St John Paul II’s ‘sister’ dies at 101

Wanda Półtawska, Polish psychiatrist, wife and mother of four, survivor of Ravensbrück Nazi concentration camp and a close friend of St John Paul II, died on Tuesday in Krakow aged 101. Source: OSV News.