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pdf 221124 – Caritas Australia – Over 50,000 displaced in the wake of Indonesian earthquake ( 135 KB )
pdf 221124 – ACU – Religious freedom is a matter for all Australians ( 107 KB )
pdf 221123 – Caritas Australia – Archbishop Mark Coleridge leads Blessing of Caritas Australia’s new office on his first day as Board Director ( 97 KB )
pdf 221123 – Missionaries of God's Love – New Moderator for the Missionaries of God's Love ( 131 KB )
pdf 221123 – ACSL – Former Federal Court Justice Duncan Kerr to chair Catholic Church National Appeals and Review Panel ( 220 KB )
pdf 221122 – CHA – Catholic Health Australia calls for increased payouts from insurers ( 155 KB )
pdf 221122 – Caritas Australia – Catholic delegates celebrate historic Loss and Damage deal at COP27 ( 94 KB )
pdf 221121 – CSSA – Tougher regulations for ‘buy now pay later’ schemes on the cards ( 194 KB )
pdf 211121 – Caritas Australia – Archbishop Mark Coleridge appointed to Caritas Australia Board ( 94 KB )
pdf 221119 – Darwin Diocese – Anti Discrimination Amendment Bill discriminates thousands of Territorian ( 688 KB )
pdf 221118 – ACN – Report shows persecution of Christians is getting worse ( 123 KB )
pdf 221117 – CSSA – Ballooning HECS debts hit low income and disadvantaged the hardest ( 196 KB )
pdf 221117 – ACU – Oceania bishops invite all to world first online conference addressing care of oceans ( 119 KB )
pdf 221117 – Jesuit Mission – Empowered villagers in Timor Leste bring clean water to their communities ( 347 KB )
pdf 221117 – Caritas Australia – Three out of four young Australians are more concerned about climate change than conflict or COVID ( 109 KB )
pdf 221116 – Caritas Australia – Caritas Australia raises over $100,000 for women and girls globally at their Women for the World fundraiser ( 163 KB )
pdf 221116 – Vinnies NSW – St Vincent de Paul Society NSW announces resignation of CEO, Jack de Groot ( 62 KB )
pdf 221116 – CRA – CRA welcomes increasing age for NSW State care to 21 ( 159 KB )
pdf 221115 – Catholic Mission – This Christmas, together, we can make a difference ( 235 KB )
pdf 221114 – ACRATH – Modern slavery programs in jeopardy without urgent funds ( 239 KB )