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Archbishop Mark's Pastoral Messages

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...
Dec 2017 '17

A letter on marriage

By Archbishop Mark Coleridge The postal survey on same-sex marriage is behind us, and now we await the legislation that will follow. That is largely beyond our control, but there are other things that are within our control...
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