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 at the Table: Social Justice in an Ageing Society
The Catholic Bishops of Australia call us to create communities of compassion to reach out to older people in all aspects of society; our parishes, schools and local aged care facilities.
Download: Social Justice Statement 2016-2017 - Social Justice in an ageing society (PDF 2.9 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)