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  • 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’s Address for the Marian Lecture 2018

      Most Reverend Vincent Long Van Nguyen OFM Conv DD STL, Bishop of Parramatta Address for the Marian Lecture 2018 for the Marist Association of St Marcellin Champagnat 29 May and 31 May 2018     A New Generation of Church in the way of Mary  Marian Lecture 2018  ...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Nigerian community celebrates Mother’s Day

      Mother’s Day is usually celebrated every second Sunday of May in Australia and other parts of the world. In 2018 it was celebrated on May 13 which happens to be the day for our Nigerian Igbo Catholic Community Mass. This is our second year of having a reflection...
  • Tax time – a time to support the world’s poor

      As the end of the financial year approaches, Caritas Australia is urging people to consider a charitable donation that can boost their tax return, while providing life-saving work in some of the world’s poorest communities. Caritas Australia, part of one of the largest humanitarian networks in the world,...
  • Catholic Church confirms entry into national redress scheme

      The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference and Catholic Religious Australia have today confirmed that the Church will enter the national redress scheme for survivors of child sexual abuse when that becomes possible under national legislation. “Since as early as 2013, the Catholic Church has called for a national redress...
  • Catholic Professional Standards Ltd child safeguarding consultations up and running

      The Catholic Church’s new child safeguarding organisation, Catholic Professional Standards Ltd (CPSL) has met with three significant groups over the past week as it continues its Australia-wide consultation on new child safeguarding standards for the Catholic Church. Ms Sheree Limbrick, CEO of CPSL, said that over the past...
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