Catholic Church announces national drought prayer campaign IMAGE Church

Catholic Church announces national drought prayer campaign

October 23, 2019 Australian Catholic Bishops Conference

The Catholic Church in Australia is dedicating the month of November as a time to pray for those affected by crippling drought conditions and to pray for the gift of rain.

International faith leaders urge Adani to abandon coal project IMAGE Church

International faith leaders urge Adani to abandon coal project

October 17, 2019 Thea Ormerod

More than 70 religious leaders from fifteen countries have signed an open letter, calling on Adani Group chairman Gautam Adani to step away from the Carmichael Coal Project which threatens to destroy the lands of the Wangan and Jagalingou people, kill more of the Great Barrier Reef and further destabilise the climate. They urge him instead to scale up Adani’s renewable energy business.

 

 

 

Poverty hurts us all  IMAGE Church

Poverty hurts us all

October 08, 2019 Brooke Robinson

Poverty exists, and we can all do something about it.

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Help overcome the silence on women’s leadership

October 02, 2019 Brooke Robinson

An opportunity  to learn more about women’s leadership in the Catholic Church will be open to all when the Voices of Faith conference at the Vatican tackles this topic, with all proceedings live-streamed on Thursday 3 October at 7.30pm AEST.

Relics of St Thérèse of Lisieux to visit Australia  IMAGE Church

Relics of St Thérèse of Lisieux to visit Australia

October 01, 2019 Catholic Mission

For the first time in 18 years, the relics of St Thérèse of Lisieux, one of the most popular saints of modern times, will visit Australia next year on a four-month pilgrimage with her parents, Saints Louis and Zélie Martin.

St Vincent de Paul Society participates in drought assistance IMAGE Church

St Vincent de Paul Society participates in drought assistance

September 27, 2019 Judith Tokley

The National Council of the St Vincent de Paul Society has welcomed the Prime Minister’s announcement today of further assistance to rural communities devastated by the unrelenting drought.

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Discernment and writing groups draw on church's talent

September 27, 2019 Australian Catholic Bishops Conference

Seventy people from across the country – including a dozen bishops – will serve on the six Discernment and Writing Groups that will help the Plenary Council build towards its first session in October 2020.

Religious leaders among those arrested at Adani mine site IMAGE Church

Religious leaders among those arrested at Adani mine site

September 09, 2019 Thea Ormerod

Three religious leaders and three lay people were arrested on Thursday 5 September, at the site of Adani’s proposed Coal Mine in Central Queensland. Reverend Alex Sangster, Dharmacari Tejopala and Dharmacari Aryadharma refused a move on order by police, along with Christians, Mark Delaney, James Thom and Angela Merriam.