Media Releases 2013
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.
Members of the Truth Justice and Healing Council (TJHC), who will oversee the Catholic Church's engagement with the Royal Commission into institutional responses to child sexual abuse, were announced today. They are men and women with professional expertise across child sexual abuse, paedophilia, trauma, mental illness, suicide and public policy, said Francis Sullivan, CEO of the Council.
On 11 January 2013, CEO of the newly-formed Truth, Justice and Healing Council Francis Sullivan spoke on the terms of reference for the Royal Commission into Child Sexual Abuse, reaffirming that the Catholic Church is ready and willing to cooperate with the Royal Commission.