Archdiocese News

  1. Vatican diplomat discusses China

    Vatican diplomat discusses China

    May 17, 2019 |Cardinal Parolin has spoken to a Chinese Communist tabloid about controversial Vatican agreement.
  1. Mums’ Mass numbers grow

    Mums’ Mass numbers grow

    May 16, 2019 |People packed a Rookwood Cemetery chapel last weekend for a very special Mother’s Day Mass.
  1. Terror attacks on Christians rising

    Terror attacks on Christians rising

    May 15, 2019 |The head of Aid to the Church in Need has warned the persecution of Christians is getting worse.
  1. Pope lifts Medjugorje pilgrimage ban

    Pope lifts Medjugorje pilgrimage ban

    May 14, 2019 |Church-run pilgrimages are ok, but the alleged apparitions have not been approved, said pope.
  1. Church’s abuse cover-up days ‘over’

    Church’s abuse cover-up days ‘over’

    May 13, 2019 |"The good of the Church requires condemnation" of abuse to authorities said investigator.
  1. Important rights at stake in schools

    Important rights at stake in schools

    May 10, 2019 |Vigilance is needed to strike balance between rights in Catholic schools, says ACU academic.
  1. Pakistan releases Asia Bibi

    Pakistan releases Asia Bibi

    May 9, 2019 |Pakistani authorities have freed Asia Bibi, a Catholic woman acquitted of blasphemy.
  1. Sydney bishop slams ALP abortion policy

    Sydney bishop slams ALP abortion policy

    May 8, 2019 |Bishop Richard Umbers wrote to Bill Shorten weeks before a campaign to decriminalise abortion.
  1. Evacuation saves lives in India

    Evacuation saves lives in India

    May 7, 2019 |Cyclone Fani failed to claim many lives, thanks to early evacuations carried out by Caritas in India.
  1. Pope addresses pain of division in speech

    Pope addresses pain of division in speech

    May 6, 2019 |Catholics, Orthodox must heal divisions, said Pope Francis in Bulgaria 5 May.