News & Views
CRA and members of Religious congregations across Australia reflect on current issues in our world and our Church.
Celebrations are being held this year to mark 160 years since the arrival of the first three Sisters of Mercy in Melbourne, Victoria, as well as pay tribute to the incredible journey of thousands of Sisters and lay men and women in seeking to be the face of the God of Mercy in our world.
At the ordination of Bishop Gregory Homeming ocd, the work of the nuns of the Goonellabah Carmelites as well as the changing face of the Australian Church were acknowledged.
Over the past four years, as the Church has been through the most intense and unforgiving examination of its operations in Australia, the Council has worked hard to hold the Church leadership accountable to these words and the Church leadership has risen to this challenge, said Francis Sullivan, CEO of the Truth, Justice and Healing Council.
The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse will begin Case Study 50, looking at factors which might have contributed to the abuse crisis in the Catholic Church. How do we respond?
Suzanne Aubert, the founder of the Sisters of Compassion New Zealand’s home grown order of Sisters, has been declared ‘venerable’, a major milestone on the path to sainthood in the Catholic Church, according to a media release last month.