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Profiles provide tool for parishes

Profiles of 1230 Catholic parishes across Australia have been published, offering a wealth of insights that can be used to better serve the needs of local communities.

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Getting a true picture of Church

At a time when many would say the Catholic Church is on the decline, it is interesting to note that the latest Census statistics show that the Catholic population in Australia has increased from 4.8 million to nearly 5.3 million over the past 10 years.