National News

What do parishes need?

Friday 2 September 2016

Australian Catholics Bishops Conference

At the opening address of the Proclaim 2016 conference, Cardindal Donald Wuerl pinpoints four quailties for successful parish renewal: courage, confidence, a sense of urgency and joy.

2016 Bishop Joe Grech Memorial Colloquium takes place at ACU

Friday 26 August 2016

Media and Communications Office

The sixth annual Bishop Joe Grech Memorial Colloquium has been held in Melbourne, at Australian Catholic University. This year, the Australian Migrant and Refugee Office (ACMRO) convened the Colloquium, in association with ACU. The national president of AMCRO, Father Maurizio Pettena, introduced the speakers, His Eminence Bishop Robert Rabbat, the Eparch of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church of Australia and New Zealand, Mr Bayram Aktepe, President of the Islamic Council of Victoria, and Scalabrian priest Father Fabbio Baggio, a dean and professor at the Pontifical University in Rome.