The Catholic Bishops of Australia invite Catholics across the country to join in celebrating a Year of Youth from the beginning of Advent 2017 to the end of 2018.
Download: Catholic Bishops of Australia Extend an Invitation to the Year of Youth 2018 (PDF 958 KB)
A Place to Call Home: Making a home for everyone in our land
The Australian Catholic Bishops’ Social Justice Statement for 2018–19 confronts the growing challenge of homelessness and housing insecurity in Australia. It calls on all sections of society to find the social, economic and political resolve to address this crisis.
Download: Social Justice Statement 2018–2019 – A Place to Call Home (PDF 2.4 MB)
A Pastoral Letter from the Catholic Bishops of Australia to all Australians on the ‘Same-sex Marriage’ Debate
Download: Don't Mess With Marriage (PDF 869 KB)
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)
Download: ACBC & ACRATH Statement Against Human Trafficking (PDF 176 KB)
A statement from the Australian Catholic Bishops in response to the publication on 8 April 2016 of Pope Francis’ post-synodal Apostolic Exhortation, Amoris Laetitia.
Download: Amoris Laetitia media release (PDF 345 KB)