This Friday 28 September the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle will launch the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (ACBC) Social Justice Statement 2018-2019 A Place to call Home: Making a home for everyone in our land. The statement reflects the deep concern that the Bishops have about the number of homeless people in Australia and the insecurity of housing.
Three building projects at Catholic schools – St Pius X High School, Adamstown, St Bede’s Catholic College, Chisholm and St Patrick’s Primary School, Lochinvar – have each featured in the 2018 Master Builders Association Excellence in Building Awards.
The Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle will be holding meetings in August and September to provide information and to train animators - those who would like to assist in the listening and dialogue processes associated with the National Plenary Council and the Diocesan Synod.
After being convicted of concealing child sex abuse when he was a junior priest in the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle in 1976, Archbishop Wilson of the Archdiocese of Adelaide has been reluctant to resign - despite calls for him to do so.