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Community groups welcome refugee policy change

Refugee and asylum seeker support and advocacy groups have welcomed the long-awaited announcement by the Albanese Government that it will provide a permanent visa pathway for existing Temporary Protection Visa (TPV) and Safe Haven Enterprise Visa (SHEV) holders.

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Report calls out clericalism

A national centre for Catholic leadership and governance, involving women in the selection and formation of seminarians, giving lay people input into the placement of parish priests, making diocesan pastoral councils mandatory and maintaining a strong Catholic media…