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The Joy of Love – Pope Francis’ reflection on family The Joy of Love – Pope Francis’ reflection on family

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.

Archbishop Hart set to launch new Catholic Worship Book 8 April

Friday 1 April 2016

Media and Communications Office

PRESIDENT of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference Archbishop Denis Hart will launch the new Catholic Worship Book II on Friday 8 April at the Catholic Leadership Centre in East Melbourne. 

Catholic Worship Book II is an exciting milestone for the Australian Church. It is a joint project of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference and the National Liturgical Music Board of the Bishops Commission on Liturgy. Australia’s bishops have commended the book for use in parishes, schools and religious communities in Australia.

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