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Christmas a cure for what hurts in the world

Christmas is about the cure for what hurts in the world, a dawning of a world where everyone is treated as if they are absolutely precious. This is the message of Father Philip Marshall, the Administrator Delegate of the Catholic Archdiocese of Adelaide.

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IMPROVED: The confessionals in St Francis Xavier’s Cathedral are being refurbished to bring them in line with contemporary standards of transparency while also respecting confidentiality. Adelaide Cathedral parish administrator Fr Charles Gauci inspected the modifications prior to their completion last month.

Call for dialogue on seal of confession

Adelaide Archdiocese leaders say the Catholic Church in South Australia has an absolute commitment to the safety of children, while also needing to honour 1300 years of sacred sacramental trust.


Leadership changes after Newcastle verdict

Adelaide Vicar General Father Philip Marshall has expressed his commitment to working closely with the clergy and laity to keep the life and renewal of the Archdiocese moving forward following the standing aside of Archbishop Wilson last week.


The Church God needs us to be

If we look at the world with attention, we see quickly that it is beautiful, that it glows with the beauty of the God who created it; if we look attentively at each other we discover the same thing, that is, the first and deepest truth about creation.