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Archbishop Mark's Pastoral Messages

Mar 2019 '19

A word to the entire community of the Archdiocese of Brisbane

These last few weeks have been bruising for the Catholic Church in Australia. It seems that everywhere we turn we see stories about the Church and its failures with child sexual abuse. We have to accept that. The Church will...
Dec 2018 '18

Archbishop's 2018 Christmas Message

These days there's a lot of death around both locally and internationally. Locally we are dealing with issues of the beginning of life and the end of life and again the shadow of death falls across that kind of debate, as we...
Dec 2018 '18


AN ADVENT PASTORAL LETTER By Archbishop Mark Coleridge At a time when the average age of Catholics in Australia is 59, it has been good to celebrate the Year of Youth which is now coming to an end. Perhaps it would've been...
Sep 2018 '18

To the People of God of the Archdiocese of Brisbane

Brothers and sisters: Peace be with you! As we cross another threshold in the long journey of responding to the crisis of sexual abuse in the Church, I want to speak a word to you, a word of hope and encouragement. I speak...
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