- Aug 12, 2020
In the wake of the death of George Floyd and the worldwide Black Lives Matter protests, a spotlight is shining on “the appalling statistics of Aboriginal deaths in custody” in Australia, a Jesuit activist says.
“To say that the Church is not a business provides no justification for us to be inefficient, much less corrupt,” said Cardinal George Pell in a new video released Tuesday.
The Australian Catholic Bishops’ Conference has hit back at claims that a new national safeguarding office may be a step backward from the work of Catholic Professional Standards Ltd. over the past three years.
Melbourne native Monsignor Greg Bennet has been appointed the Bishop of Sale, located in the Australian state of Victoria.
Cardinal George Pell, the former Vatican finance minister who was convicted and then acquitted of sexual abuse in his native Australia, is set to publish his prison diary musing on life in solitary confinement, the Catholic Church, politics and sports.
Catholic Emergency Relief Australia announced funding to 15 organizations after last summer’s bush fires, and at least 10 of the projects have mental health aspects to them.