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International International

Rome summit

A special meeting of the presidents of bishops’ conferences in Rome next month, convened by Pope Francis to discuss child sexual abuse, will include a penitential liturgy and testimonies of survivors.

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National

Catholic Church stands with Prime Minister, renews apology

The leaders of Catholic Religious Australia (CRA) and the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (ACBC) have welcomed Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s apology to survivors of institutional child sexual abuse and recommitted to working with the community to eliminate the scourge of child sexual abuse.

News

Trust needs to be rebuilt: Zollner

There is a perception amongst the Australian public that safeguarding against child sexual abuse is not in the ‘DNA’ of the Catholic Church despite all the work done in this area, according to one of the world’s leading experts on child protection.

Local

Sowing seeds of hope

Building strong communities and keeping children safe was the focus of Child Protection Sunday celebrations held in parishes throughout the Archdiocese on September 9.