Latest in: Social Justice

  • Help for people forced into labour in Australia

      ACRATH (Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans) is running a campaign in several community languages across Australia to alert workers to action they can take if they are being seriously exploited at work. The Radio and Print Project (RAPP) is focussing on the Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese...
  • Bishop Vincent, Parra Catholic, Trafficking

    Bishop Vincent Long’s Diary

      Thursday 21st June 2018 Convenes a meeting of the Council of Priests and College of Consultors at the Chancery Office, Parramatta. Thursday 21st June 2018 at 6:30pm Receives a relic of St Anthony of Padua and celebrates Votive Mass of St Anthony of Padua at St Anthony of...
  • News & Events Weekly Update

    News and Events across the Diocese of Parramatta and beyond   Diocese of Parramatta News   Peter’s Pence Collection The Peter’s Pence Collection is traditionally taken up throughout Catholic parishes around the world either on 29 June, the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, or on the Sunday closest...
  • Message from the Vatican for the month of Ramadan and ‘Id al-Fitr

      Christians and Muslims: From Competition to Collaboration   Dear Muslim Brothers and Sisters, In his Providence, God the Almighty has granted you the opportunity to observe anew the fasting of Ramadan and to celebrate ‘Id al-Fitr. The Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue appreciates the importance of this month and...
  • EXCLUSIVE: First Australian interview with Cardinal Bo (Part Two)

      His Eminence, Cardinal Charles Bo, Archbishop of Yangon, Myanmar gave Catholic Outlook the privilege of a wide-ranging interview on current issues faced by the Catholic Church in Myanmar. During this special two-part interview, Cardinal Bo gives his insights into Aung San Suu Kyi, discusses the Rohingya people and appeals to...
  • Update on how the Catholic Church has begun work on Royal Commission recommendations

      The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference welcomes the Turnbull Government’s response yesterday to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, including measures to standardise approaches to child safety and research to help prevent child sexual abuse in the future. The Catholic Church has already begun its...
  • EXCLUSIVE: First Australian interview with Cardinal Bo (Part One)

      His Eminence, Cardinal Charles Bo, Archbishop of Yangon, Myanmar gave Catholic Outlook the privilege of a wide-ranging interview on current issues faced by the Catholic Church in Myanmar. During this special two-part interview, Cardinal Bo gives his insights into Aung San Suu Kyi, discusses the Rohingya people and appeals to...
  • News & Events Weekly Update

      News and Events across the Diocese of Parramatta and beyond   Diocese of Parramatta News   Pentecost Pastoral Letter A Pentecost Pastoral Letter from Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv and the Bishops Commission for the Plenary Council can be found here: www.catholicoutlook.org/pentecost Relic of St Anthony of Padua Parishioners...
  • First Burmese Cardinal to make historic Australian visit

      Myanmar’s most senior Catholic, outspoken human rights advocate Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, will next week become the first Burmese Cardinal to visit Australia when he tours Sydney, Melbourne and Perth from June 9. Visiting as a guest of Catholic Mission, whose major Church Appeal in 2018 is raising...
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