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For the love of God: review For the love of God: review

For the love of God: review

Thursday 21 June 2018

David Halliday, Media and Communications Office

For the love of God was made by the Centre of Public Christianity (CPX), an Australian not-for-profit media company that aims to ‘promote the public understanding of the Christian faith’. 

Fourteenth annual Jewish and Catholic Friendship Dinner explores youth issues

Wednesday 20 June 2018

David Marlow and David Schütz 

The Ecumenical and Interfaith Commission (EIC) of the Melbourne Archdiocese co-hosted the fourteenth Jewish and Catholic Friendship Dinner with the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) on Sunday at the Catholic Leadership Centre. 

JCCV President Jennifer Huppert and EIC Chair Fr Cameron Forbes welcomed over eighty members of Victoria’s Jewish and Catholic communities to the evening.

Joy and optimism: Myanmar's Cardinal Bo in Melbourne

Friday 15 June 2018

Media and Communications Office  

Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, Myanmar’s first and only cardinal, was the keynote speaker on Friday 15 June as Catholic Mission hosted a reflective seminar, Pope Francis’ First Five Years. This seminar, held at Newman College, examined and celebrated Pope Francis’ pastoral vision of mercy, justice, love and care for the Earth. 

The Ruddock review and responding to change

Friday 15 June 2018

Media and Communications Office 

The Federal Government’s Inquiry into Religious Liberty, under the leadership of Philip Ruddock, presented its report to Malcom Turnbull in May 2018.

The report, which currently remains unreleased to the public, is in the hands of the Prime Minister. It will offer Australia’s leadership an insight into how the country should move forward at a time where religious freedom remains hotly debated.

Professor Sue Walker AO recognised for her contribution to women’s health

Thursday 14 June 2018

Mercy Health

Professor Sue Walker AO has been recognised as an Officer of the Order of Australia in the Queen’s Birthday 2018 Honours list. Professor Walker is Mercy Hospital for Women Director of Perinatal Medicine, as well as Sheila Handbury Chair of Maternal Fetal Medicine at the University of Melbourne,

Professor Walker was awarded for her distinguished service to medicine, particularly in the disciplines of obstetrics and gynaecology, as an academic and clinician, and for her enormous contribution to professional organisations.