Australians are again going to the polls. We do so thankful that the electoral process will be free of the violence found elsewhere. Our political system may have its problems but we have a stable democracy, which is not to be taken for granted. Nor is the quality of those who put themselves forward for election to the Federal parliament. We are in their debt for their willingness to serve.
During the long election campaign there
A Pastoral Letter from the Catholic Bishops of Australia to all Australians on the ‘Same-sex Marriage’ Debate
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Read: Questions and Answers
Read: "Same-Sex 'Marriage': Evolution or Deconstruction of Marriage and the Family?" lecture by Archbishop Fisher.
Joint statement from the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference and Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans ACRATH)
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The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference welcomes the concluding message released by the Synod Fathers at the III Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops in Rome on 18 October 2014.
Download Media Statement Synod 2014 (PDF 278 kB)