National News

The Joy of Love – Pope Francis’ reflection on family

Friday 22 April 2016

Media and Communications Office

ARCHBISHOP OF HOBART, Julian Porteous, writes:

Pope Francis is known as a man with a deep compassion for people, especially those who are disadvantaged or suffering. He has constantly sought to be with people who are on the margins. After convoking two synods in consecutive years on the subject of the family, he has now released a document entitled, ‘The Joy of Love’.

Frank Brennan, S.J. on the sex abuse scandal in Australia

Monday 4 April 2016

America magazine.


A WIDE-RANGING interview with the noted human rights lawyer and ‘Living National Treasure’, Father Frank Brennan SJ


As a lawyer, professor and human rights activist, Frank Brennan SJ occupies a unique position in Australian civil and religious society. He is well known throughout the country, both inside and outside the church, for his decades-long work as an advocate in the areas of law, social justice and reconciliation with Aboriginal Australians.