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Archdiocesan Media Releases

Mar 2017 '17
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Fr Ken Howell appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Brisbane

Fr Ken Howell has been appointed as an Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Brisbane. Pope Francis tonight made the announcement, appointing Fr Howell to serve alongside Archbishop of Brisbane Mark Coleridge. At the same...
Nov 2016 '16
23rd

Church Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Saint John Paul II's visit to Alice Springs

On Sunday 27th November 2016, church leaders, parishes and Indigenous communities will gather together to commemorate the 30th Anniversary of Saint John Paul II's (JPII) visit to Alice Springs in the heart of Australia on...
Nov 2016 '16
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Catholic Church's TJHC welcomes Commonwealth CSA redress announcement

The Catholic Church's Truth Justice and Healing Council (TJHC) has welcomed today's announcement by the Commonwealth Government that it will establish and run a national redress scheme for the survivors of institutional...
Oct 2016 '16
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Vatican publishes guidance on burials and conserving ashes in the case of cremation

The Australian Catholic Bishops welcome a new document from the Vatican's Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith published today, 25 October 2016, regarding burying the deceased and conserving ashes when cremation is...
Sep 2016 '16
23rd

Social Justice Sunday 2016: "A place at the table - Social Justice in an ageing society"

The Catholic Church in Australia celebrates Social Justice Sunday on 25 September. This year, the Australian Bishops' Social Justice Statement is titled: 'A Place at the Table: Social justice in an ageing society'. The...
Jun 2016 '16
24th

Msgr Anthony Randazzo one of two new Auxiliary Bishops named for Sydney

His Holiness Pope Francis has appointed as Auxiliary Bishops of Sydney, the Reverend Monsignor Anthony Randazzo of the Archdiocese of Brisbane, and the Reverend Father Richard James Umbers of the Prelature of the Holy Cross...
May 2016 '16
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Australian Catholic Bishops' Statement ahead of the Federal Election - "A Vote for the Voiceless"

Australians are again going to the polls. We do so thankful that the electoral process will be free of the violence found elsewhere. Our political system may have its problems but we have a stable democracy, which is not to...
May 2016 '16
12th

Archdiocese of Brisbane introduces paid leave to support victims of domestic and family violence

The Catholic Archdiocese of Brisbane will introduce paid leave for domestic and family violence victims as part of a concerted community push to eradicate the scourge. Archbishop Mark Coleridge said special leave would be...
Apr 2016 '16
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Pope Francis on marriage and family life

The Vatican has released Pope Francis' document Amoris Laetitia, "The Joy of Love: On Love in the Family". Archbishop Mark Coleridge was one of two Australian-based bishops to attend the Synod on the Family in Rome last...
Feb 2016 '16
12th

TJHC reiterates Bishops' moral obligation to report CSA

Australian Bishops and Religious Leaders are morally obliged to do everything they can to ensure police are aware of incidents of child sex abuse. Francis Sullivan, CEO of the Truth Justice and Healing Council made the...
Feb 2016 '16
12th

TJHC reiterates Bishops' moral obligation to report CSA

Australian Bishops and Religious Leaders are morally obliged to do everything they can to ensure police are aware of incidents of child sex abuse. Francis Sullivan, CEO of the Truth Justice and Healing Council made the...
Feb 2016 '16
9th

Brisbane supporters put their compassion into action

In 2016 thousands of schools, parishes and communities across Brisbane will participate in Project Compassion, one of Australia's largest humanitarian fundraising and awareness campaigns. This year marks 50 years of Project...
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