Tag: ACBC

International Day of Persons with Disabilities_3rd December 2018

Church calls for empowerment of people with disability Media Release November 29, 2018  Australia’s bishops have urged all Catholics to promote, empower and recognise the gifts of people with disability. Bishop Don Sproxton, Auxiliary Bishop of Perth and the newly-appointed Bishop Delegate for Disability Issues, said that as the Church prepared for Advent, it was appropriate… Continue Reading International Day of Persons with Disabilities_3rd December 2018

Archbishop’s MEDIA Release_End of Life Care in Western Australia

  By The Most Rev Timothy Costelloe SDB Archbishop of Perth 27 August 2018   “Please find attached a Pastoral Letter regarding the presentation of the End-of-Life Care Report in Western Australia by a Committee of Inquiry last week. Over 700 submissions were received, including my own on behalf of the Catholic community in the… Continue Reading Archbishop’s MEDIA Release_End of Life Care in Western Australia

MEDIA RELEASE_LETTER OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS TO THE PEOPLE OF GOD

  LETTER OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS TO THE PEOPLE OF GOD “If one member suffers, all suffer together with it” (1 Cor 12:26). These words of Saint Paul forcefully echo in my heart as I acknowledge once more the suffering endured by many minors due to sexual abuse, the abuse of power and the abuse… Continue Reading MEDIA RELEASE_LETTER OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS TO THE PEOPLE OF GOD

World Day of Migrants & Refugees / Refugee & Migrant Sunday_26th Aug 2018

ACMRO Media Release – Manus Island Five years on (2018)   Australian Catholic Migrant & Refugee Office (ACMRO)   ACMRO_Migrant & Refugee Kit 2018ACMRO   ACMRO_Migrant & Refugee Kit POSTER   A Migrant & Refugee Stocktake (Eureka Street)   MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS  FOR THE  104th WORLD DAY OF MIGRANTS AND REFUGEES 2018 [14… Continue Reading World Day of Migrants & Refugees / Refugee & Migrant Sunday_26th Aug 2018

ACBC_Media Release_Catholic Church Confirms Entry into National Redress Scheme

Read the full statement using the below link… Catholic Church Confirms Entry into National Redress Scheme “Since as early as 2013, the Catholic Church has called for a national redress scheme for survivors of child sexual abuse,” ACBC president Archbishop Mark Coleridge said. “We support the Royal Commission’s recommendation for a national redress scheme, administered… Continue Reading ACBC_Media Release_Catholic Church Confirms Entry into National Redress Scheme

ACBC_Media Release_Catholic Church Calls for Boost in Minimum Wage

  Read the full statement using the below link… Catholic Church Calls for Boost in Minimum Wage The Australian Catholic Council for Employment Relations has told the Fair Work Commission that the minimum wage is “manifestly inadequate” and hundreds of thousands of families are living in or threatened by poverty.   “The level and depth… Continue Reading ACBC_Media Release_Catholic Church Calls for Boost in Minimum Wage

ACBC_Media Release – Any change to marriage law must include protections for religious freedom

Please read the ACBC full statement using the below link…   Any Change to Marriage Law Must Include Protections for Religious Freedom   “The Catholic Church, and many others who sought to retain the definition of marriage as it has been understood for centuries, continues to view marriage as a special union between a woman and… Continue Reading ACBC_Media Release – Any change to marriage law must include protections for religious freedom

Statements from the Archbishop of Perth and ACBC President on the Final Hearings for the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

The final hearings for the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse began on Monday 6th January 2017. Both the Catholic Archbishop of Perth, Timothy Costelloe SDB, and the President of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (ACBC), Archbishop Denis Hart, have released statements prior to the commencement of these final hearings. You can… Continue Reading Statements from the Archbishop of Perth and ACBC President on the Final Hearings for the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

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