Archdiocese News

  1. Symposium to focus on preserving Church art and architecture

    Symposium to focus on preserving Church art and architecture

    January 16, 2019 |Preserving Australia’s heritage Catholic churches will be a focus of a National Church Architecture Symposium in Melbourne next month.
  1. Bishop slams land seizures

    Bishop slams land seizures

    January 16, 2019 |Bishop of Parramatta Vincent Long OFM Conv has issued a statement of solidarity to victims of a government land grab.
  1. Young Catholics ‘hungry’ for God at Summer School

    Young Catholics ‘hungry’ for God at Summer School

    January 15, 2019 |Despite the crisis the Catholic Church is currently going through, young Catholics are still showing an enormous hunger for God and a love for their faith, says
  1. Catholic Church the only aid to Venezuelans in crisis

    Catholic Church the only aid to Venezuelans in crisis

    January 15, 2019 |As Venezuela spirals deeper into severe economic crisis and social chaos, the Catholic Church is the only institution left to help the people, according to Aid
  1. Church leads modern slavery fight

    Church leads modern slavery fight

    January 15, 2019 |Companies and large faith-based organisations need to understand their compliance obligations under the Modern Slavery Act says John McCarthy QC.
  1. Pope will go to Romania calling for unity

    Pope will go to Romania calling for unity

    January 14, 2019 |Pope Francis will make a three-day apostolic visit to Romania in late May, the Vatican announced.
  1. Catholic groups slam Trump speech

    Catholic groups slam Trump speech

    January 10, 2019 |Catholic groups and others have railed against US President Donald Trump's border "crisis" speech given this week.
  1. UK review into persecuted Christians welcomed

    UK review into persecuted Christians welcomed

    January 9, 2019 |After refusing to offer asylum to Catholic woman Asia Bibi, who was recently acquitted of blasphemy charges in Pakistan, the British government has announced it
  1. Leaders call on government to sign UN compact

    Leaders call on government to sign UN compact

    January 9, 2019 |Faith-based leaders are calling on the Australian Government to endorse the Global Compact on Migration adopted by the UN.
  1. Caritas welcomes increased aid promise

    Caritas welcomes increased aid promise

    January 8, 2019 |Caritas Australia has welcomed the Labor Party’s election promise to increase the value of Australia’s overseas aid program each year.