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Media Releases 2010

CRA's media releases and public statements during 2010.

16 November 2010

Leaders of Religious orders gathered in Sydney on 15 November for the launch of ‘See, I am doing a new thing’, the report on the 2009 survey of Australia’s Catholic Religious Institutes.

12 November 2010

Australia’s Catholic Religious Sisters, Brothers and clerical Priests are older and fewer but they are doing many new things, a recent survey has found.

12 November 2010

Respondents to the 2009 survey of Religious Institutes in Australia were asked to provide information on membership of their congregations, first professions, deaths and departures, age of Religious, birthplace, apostolates and location of members in Australia.

19 October 2010

Moving children and vulnerable families out of immigration detention centres into community-based accommodation is a major step forward in the way recent Australian Governments have responded to asylum seekers and refugees, says Catholic Religious Australia (CRA).

16 September 2010

Catholic Religious Australia (CRA), Caritas Australia and Australian Catholic University (ACU) have joined together to establish the Catholic Alliance for International Development (CAID).

12 July 2010

Catholic Religious Australia (CRA), the peak body of leaders of Religious Institutes and Societies in this country, has expressed serious concern about the direction of both major parties in their proposed treatment of people who are asylum seekers and refugees.

6 July 2010

In the year of the canonisation of Mary MacKillop, Catholic Religious Australia (CRA) has elected the current leader of her order as its new president.

24 June 2010

Leaders of Australia’s Catholic Religious Institutes will focus on the theme of ‘Ecology and the following of Jesus’ when they gather in Hobart on 29 June for their National Assembly.