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  • ‘Vatican Cricket Team’ a hit for media and interfaith dialogue

    John McCarthy QC, Australia’s Ambassador to the Holy See from 2012-16, met with Catholic Outlook for an interview that will form the basis of a series about the scope and impact of the work of the Australian Embassy to the Holy See. The articles explore with former Ambassador McCarthy how Australia is able to promote its specific issues and interests among the...
  • 31st Anniversary of the Diocese of Parramatta

    Saturday 8 April is the 31st Anniversary of the Foundation of the Diocese of Parramatta. Pope St John Paul II created the Diocese with the Papal Bull addressed to His Eminence, Edward Bede Cardinal Clancy, Archbishop of Sydney in 1986. The Diocese was created to better serve the needs...
  • Australian Ambassador’s work to eradicate modern slavery

    By Jordan Grantham, Catholic Outlook, March 2017 John McCarthy QC, Australia’s Ambassador to the Holy See from 2012-16, met with Catholic Outlook for an interview that will form the basis of a series about the scope and impact of the work of the Australian Embassy to the Holy See. The articles will explore with former Ambassador McCarthy how Australia is...
  • 6 Secrets of the Swiss Guard

    Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv recently had his photo taken with the Swiss Guards – the personal army of Pope Francis. To accompany Bishop Vincent’s photographs, here are 6 Secrets of the Swiss Guard. 1. An Australian woman lives in the Swiss Guard Barracks Joanne Bergamin (nee Ford) was the...
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