Religious freedom must be enshrined in Australian law and recognised as a right, rather than an exception or an exemption, according to the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (ACBC).
The chair of the Catholic Church’s Truth Justice and Healing Council (TJHC) has been appointed to Pope Francis’ clergy sexual abuse commission.
Researchers from Australia and the United States will present their findings on how young people perceive and engage with the Catholic Church during one of a series of significant events that will be held during the Year of Youth.
Caritas Australia is deeply concerned that the Federal Government’s Electoral Funding and Disclosure Reform Bill will undermine our democracy and stifle the voice of civil society. Caritas is calling for the Bill to be substantially amended.