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Media Releases 2011

CRA’s President and members of the National Council speak on social concerns of our time through media releases and public statements.

Some of the areas they comment on include the place of women in the Catholic Church, human trafficking, being a neighbour in the Pacific, asylum seekers and refugee rights, indigenous issues and reconciliation, justice, peace and creation questions and ecology and sustainability.

Our media releases also highlight CRA initiatives such as the Welcome to Australia program which helps Religious Sisters, Brothers and Priests newly arrived to Australia to better understand their new country and adapt to the new environment.

Read the latest release here:

Friday, 18 November 2011 14:45

Caritas call for support for starving

East African famineWith the Australian Government matching dollar-for-dollar public donations specifically for humanitarian emergency and early recovery activities in East Africa until 30 November, Caritas Australia is encouraging donations to its East Africa Appeal.

22 August 2011

CRA’s new website will be a wonderful communication tool to highlight the role of Religious women and men in Australia today, said CRA National President Sister Anne Derwin rsj.

28 June 2011

It was a gathering of sharing, reflection and inspiration when 120 religious leaders met in Brisbane from 22-24 June for Catholic Religious Australia’s (CRA) annual National Assembly.

19 June 2011

Just over 120 leaders of religious congregations will gather in Brisbane from 21-24 June to consider the changing face of religious life.

24 March 2011

Aged care reform was the focus when Catholic Health Australia’s Martin Laverty spoke to representatives from religious congregations in Sydney on 11 March.