Homily: Sunday 25 August Homily: Sunday 25 August

Homily: Sunday 25 August

Sunday 25 August 2019

 Archbishop Peter A. Comensoli
Jesus did not let people get away with asking bad questions. That question Will there only be a few saved? was one such bad question. The Israelites were God’s chosen People. (They still are). But through the Prophets, God had revealed that only a ‘remanent’ of the Jewish People would be saved. There were, therefore, two groups amongst the Jewish people: ‘the chosen few’ and ‘the many others’. So, who belonged to which group was a big issue.

Popular movements key to social change, pope says

Thursday 22 August 2019

 Junno Arocho Esteves Catholic News Service
Pope Francis speaks at the second World Meeting of Popular Movements in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, July 9, 2015. Popular movements can spark the change needed to ensure a future that is no longer in the hands of elites and powerful people, but includes the poor, Pope Francis has written in the preface for a book to be published in September.  

New Safeguarding Children and Young People Framework

Thursday 22 August 2019

Media and Communications Office 
Linda Franco is Senior Policy Advisor at the Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne’s Professional Standards Unit. She answers our questions on the Archdiocese's new Safeguarding Children and Young People Framework. The Framework provides a road map to guide Archdiocesan parishes, agencies and entities in their efforts to create safe environments for children and young people.