Last year Vice Chancellor Teresa Brierley and I were invited to the Sisters of Islam dinner by Diana Rah, from the Newcastle Muslim Women’s Association. The Muslim sisters hold an annual dinner which enables them to join together with many women from different cultures.
The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference today launched guidelines about the appropriate sacramental preparation for people with disability.
"We are called to act with justice, we are called to love tenderly, we are called to serve one another; to walk humbly with God." The lyrics of "Micah's Theme" filled the Cathedral as the assembly gathered for the Called to Serve Mass.
In support of the world’s poor, including millions in our immediate region, thousands of school children, teachers, churches and community leaders across Australia are putting their compassion into action, during Caritas Australia’s Project Compassion.
On the Feast of St Josephine Bakhita today, 8 February, bishops and religious leaders across Australia support the call from Pope Francis to end the injustice of human trafficking against all people, in particular children.
Right now the Government is writing a long term plan for Australia’s foreign policy; and you have the chance to have your say. With our world facing the challenges of conflict, forced migration, climate and poverty, Australia can and must do more to be a better global citizen. But it’s up to us.