- Jul 10, 2020
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.
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.
Australia’s bishops and religious are considering the recommendations for change in a 208-page review into the governance of the church.
Catholic bishops in Australia will entrust the country to the care of Mary, Help of Christians, on her feast day, May 24.
An open letter to Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has called for him to support the 1.1 temporary visa holders in the country during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Catholic dioceses in Australia began canceling Masses as the government limited indoor gatherings to fewer than 100 people in mid-March in an effort to contain COVID-19.