Br Peter Carroll fms, Provincial, Marist Brothers Australia was enthusiastically elected as the new President of Catholic Religious Australia on Wednesday, 19 June during the 43rd CRA National Assembly.
The presidents of Catholic Religious Australia and the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference say the adoption of the National Catholic Safeguarding Standards marks the latest milestone in the Church’s ongoing response to child sexual abuse.
Letter to Prime Minister Scott Morrison on the eve of his re-election, asking him to consider a number of issues, as a matter of priority, in relation to justice, asylum seekers, Indigenous policy, the environment and homelessness
Catholic Religious Australia has joined 80 national and state wide organisations, five political parties and many independent election candidates in signing a National Position Statement against Forest Bioenergy.
A panel of experts has been convened to conduct a national review of the governance and management structures of Catholic dioceses and parishes, including in relation to issues of transparency, accountability, consultation and lay participation.