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.
The senseless acts of violence which took place in Colombo, Negombo and Batticaloa on Easter Sunday, 21 April 2019 has sent shock waves through communities around the world. On behalf of Catholic religious women and men around Australia, I offer my sincere condolences to all those whose relatives and friends lost their lives in this vicious attack.
The Federal Government has cut overseas aid for the sixth successive year. In addition, its rushed Export Finance and Insurance Corporation Amendment Bill 2019 will trap developing Pacific countries into further debt by restructuring much of the aid into loans for projects in the Pacific. Catholic Religious Australia (CRA) stands against this Amendment Bill.