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pdf 230223 – ACU – ACU partnering with Catholic prayer and meditation app Hallow ( 124 KB )
pdf 230222 – Caritas Australia – Project Compassion 2023 Week one ( 143 KB )
pdf 230220 – Caritas Australia – Caritas Australia welcomes recent humanitarian aid commitments from government ( 111 KB )
pdf 230217 – Australian School Participates in Vatican Dicastery Launch of New Laudato Si’ Resource ( 139 KB )
pdf 230217 – ACU – University leader overseeing “oasis of peace” for young Palestinians accepts honorary doctorate ( 178 KB )
pdf 230216 – NCEC – Record number of students in Catholic schools shows support for faith based education ( 141 KB )
pdf 230216 – Jesuit Social Services – Victoria's move to #RaiseTheAge will support children families and the broader community ( 177 KB )
pdf 230216 – AMPJP – AMPJP endorses Uluru Statement From The Heart ( 125 KB )
pdf 230215 – FCBCO – The oceans of the world are interwoven with the future hopes of all peoples ( 188 KB )
pdf 230215- Maronite Eparchy – Maronite Eparchy of Australia celebrates 50 Years since official establishment, welcomes the relics of Lebanese and Australian Saints ( 211 KB )
pdf 230215 – CHA – Catholic Health Australia calls for industry wide visa sponsorships in aged care to address workforce crisis ( 125 KB )
pdf 230215 – AMEC – Statement by the Australasian Middle East Christian Apostolic Churches concerning the quakes in Turkey and Syria ( 163 KB )
pdf 230215 – ACRATH – Students respond to Pope Francis’ call ( 238 KB )
pdf 230215 – Jesuit Social Services – Jesuit Social Services welcomes announcement signalling end of temporary protection policy and concrete pathways to permanency ( 134 KB )
pdf 230213 – MacKillop Family Services – Continuing the journey MacKillop launches its second Innovate Reconciliation Action Plan ( 150 KB )
pdf 230214 – ACN – ACN mobilises 770,000 AUD for immediate aid to Syria ( 1.77 MB )
pdf 230213 – UNDA – Notre Dame graduates among the most job ready in the country ( 109 KB )
pdf 230213 – JRS Australia – JRS Australia Celebrates Pathways to Permanency for Refugees with Temporary Protection ( 115 KB )
pdf 230213 – ERC – Permanent Protection Pathway Long Overdue ( 631 KB )
pdf 230213- CRA – An end to temporary protection policy; a step in the right direction ( 140 KB )