International News

Feast Day: St Josephine Bakhita

Tuesday 4 February 2020

Communications Office
Each year on the feast of St Josephine Bakhita, we celebrate the World Day of Prayer, Reflection and Action against Human Trafficking. Pope Francis described human trafficking as: a ‘form of slavery, a crime against humanity, a grave violation of human rights, an atrocious scourge, and it is all the more to be condemned when it takes place against children.’ 

Australian theologians joining theological “laboratory” on sexual abuse crisis

Thursday 16 January 2020

St Vincent's Health Australia

The Centre for Child Protection, housed in the Gregorian University in Rome, and Catholic Theological Ethics in the World Church, an international network of moral theologians, will be hosting a theological “laboratory” focusing on understanding and responding to the current crisis of clerical sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.