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  • Catholic students attacked at the University of Sydney by same-sex marriage supporters

    Catholic students have been attacked by same-sex marriage protesters at the University of Sydney after trying to engage students, one on one, about why it was “ok to vote ‘no’”. Police had to restrain a protester who lunged at Catholic Chaplaincies team leader Tony Mattar in an attempt to...
  • Why schools are cheating students

    Weekly Column from the Executive Director of Schools, Diocese of Parramatta In life, there are always those who try to get an advantage when they are not entitled to it. In days gone by, students wrote answers to possible exam questions on the palm of their hand; today, technology...
  • Child Protection Sunday

    The Catholic Church in Australia observed Child Protection Sunday on 10 September 2017.   Child Protection Sunday, 10 September 2017 Throughout this last week (3-9 September), National Child Protection Week has invited all Australians to play their part to promote the safety and wellbeing of children and young people. ...
  • Child Protection Sunday

    The Catholic Church in Australia will observe Child Protection Sunday on 10 September 2017. Since its establishment in 1990, National Child Protection Week has become an annual custom whereby we are encouraged to reflect on how each of us play a part in the protection of children in our...
  • Bishops call for an Inclusive and Sustainable Economy

    Australians are called to work for an economy that is based on principles of justice and equity – one that is at the service of all, particularly the most vulnerable and marginalised, says the Chairman of the Australian Catholic Social Justice Council, Most Rev Vincent Long Van Nguyen OFM...
  • 2017–2018 Social Justice Statement, Everyone’s Business: Developing an inclusive and sustainable economy.

    On behalf of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference, I present the 2017–2018 Social Justice Statement, Everyone’s Business: Developing an inclusive and sustainable economy. This Statement is inspired by the teachings of Jesus and by the unswerving vision of Pope Francis: that the most vulnerable and excluded are the ones who need to take first place...
  • “See Me, Hear Me” Child Protection Sunday – 10 September 2017

    National Child Protection Week is one of the most significant events on Australia’s child protection calendar. Now in its 27th year, the Week supports and encourages safety and wellbeing of all Australian children and families. Each year the Australian Catholic Church dedicates the Sunday at the end of Child...
  • The facts about bullying

    Weekly Column from the Executive Director of Schools, Diocese of Parramatta When I was a school principal, one of the most challenging parts of my role was dealing with the complex matter of bullying. It is complex because it usually involves many people and often many perspectives. While it...
  • Young Catholics get a voice

    Australian Catholics magazine, in conjunction with Australian Catholic University, is proud to announce the winners of this year’s Young Journalist Award. The award, now in its 21st year, is aimed at encouraging students in Catholic schools to use the media to make a difference. Students are encouraged to find...
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