Catholic Religious Australia applauds the Commonwealth Government on the passing of the Modern Slavery Bill 2018 (the Bill) through the House of Representatives on Thursday, 29 November. The Bill has now become law.
Catholic Religious Australia (CRA) supports the coalition of groups meeting on October 14 to ramp up the campaign for more humane asylum policies in the New South Wales electorate of Wentworth ahead of the by-election.
On 12 September 2018, a large gathering of representatives from 20 faith-based organisations and major survivor advocate groups met together in the NSW Parliament House. Their aim was to establish a joint standing committee for the purpose of working together to tackle child abuse within religious settings.
Catholic Religious Australia (CRA) represents over 150 congregations across Australia comprising approximately 7000 religious women and men of whom a number work in the Pacific or support a range of activities and projects across the Pacific Islands.
Catholic Religious Australia and the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference today released their response to the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Insitutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.