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Three prominent Melbourne Catholics receive papal knighthoods from... Three prominent Melbourne Catholics receive papal knighthoods from...

Three prominent Melbourne Catholics receive papal knighthoods from...

Monday 5 March 2018

Media and Communications Office

Late in 2017, Pope Francis awarded Papal Honours to distinguished members of the Archdiocese of Melbourne for their lengthy ontributions to the life of the Church and the Archdiocese. 

At St Patrick’s Cathedral East Melbourne on Sunday, Archbishop Denis Hart presented the first of those awards to their honoured recipients, acknowledging their ‘magnificent’ endeavours for the Archdiocese of Melbourne over many years of, as he described it, ‘the most devoted, loyal and illustrious service.’

Talking housing: The crisis and the Church

Friday 2 March 2018

Media and Communications Office

Presented by Catholic Social Services Victoria in Melbourne last week, ‘Hearing, healing, hope’ was the year’s national conference for all Catholic social services, and brought together scores of presenters over three days, addressing the Church’s delivery of social services. 

Media and Communications Director at the Melbourne Archdiocese, Shane Healy, explored themes around housing in conversation with both Peter Selwood and Chris Hall, with a particular focus on the Catholic Housing Alliance. Peter Selwood is Executive Director of Centacare Brisbane and Chris Hall is CEO of Marcy Care in Western Australia
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