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Discernment papers for Plenary Council released Discernment papers for Plenary Council released

Discernment papers for Plenary Council released

Sunday 31 May 2020

Australian Catholic Bishops Conference Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB says the six discernment papers for the Fifth Plenary Council of Australia signify the latest milestone as the Church considers its present circumstances and discerns its future.Six Discernment and Writing Groups, one each for the six national themes for discernment that emerged from the Council’s Listening and Dialogue phase, were tasked with writing papers to bring some major themes and issues into focus.“The papers are the fruits of communal discernment. The aim of the discernment process was to...

National Reconciliation Week: In this together

Wednesday 27 May 2020

Mission Team 
 
Each year, National Reconciliation Week marks two important dates in our nation’s history – the 1967 Referendum where more than 90 per cent of Australians voted to count Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the national census and give the Government power to make laws for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and the High Court Mabo decision which recognised that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have rights to the land. 
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