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Frank Brennan on the Church, the Pope and the Federal Budget Frank Brennan on the Church, the Pope and the Federal Budget

Frank Brennan on the Church, the Pope and the Federal Budget

Monday 8 May 2017

Media and Communications OfficeIn Toowomba at the weekend, CEO of Catholic Social Services Australia, Jesuit priest Frank Brennan delivered the annual John Wallis Memorial Lecture. Billed as a reflection on how Catholic social teaching and the leadership of Pope Francis can help us to find meaning in a chaotic and changing world, Fr Brennan addressed a number of issues facing the Church in Australia today. He also spent some time on considerations on how the federal Budget could be tailored to meet the needs of all Australians, including the poor and the marginalised.

Women and children’s health the focus for Catholic Mission Church Appeal

Monday 8 May 2017

Media and Communications Office

If you’ve ever been in an ambulance or known someone who has, Catholic Mission’s 2017 Church Appeal might have added meaning. The annual appeal, which hits homes this week, will focus on Uganda and the Daughters of Mary, a local order, who are trying to improve women and children’s health through Jesus’ life-giving mission.

Catholic Bishops: Destroy human trafficking by 2030

Sunday 7 May 2017

Media and Communications Office

Bishop Terry Brady tells parliamentary inquiry that Australia’s national policy should be directed to destroying human trafficking by 2030. 

Chair of the Bishops Commission for Pastoral Life, Bishop Brady was giving evidence in Sydney on behalf of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement at their hearing on human trafficking.  
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