National News

Aussie archbishop asks, ‘Are we missing the opportunity of Francis?’

Friday 22 July 2016

Christopher White, Crux.

THIS PAST Christmas, Archbishop Anthony Fisher - barely a year into his new post as Archbishop of Sydney in Australia - contracted Guillain-Barré Syndrome, a rare autoimmune disease, resulting in temporary paralysis. After four months of rehabilitation, he’s back at work-both catching up on past projects, but also plowing ahead to new ones.

Catholic Health Australia and Apunipima working to close the health gap in Cape York

Tuesday 19 July 2016

Media and Communications Office

REPRESENTATIVES from Catholic Health Australia (CHA), HESTA and James Cook University joined Apunipima Cape York Health Council in far north Queensland on a visit to the remote communities of Napranum and Aurukun. A health workshop followed which identified approaches by which the Catholic health and aged care sector can help close the health gap for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in Cape York.