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Media Releases 2007

Friday, 08 June 2012 14:57

40th anniversary of referendum

Forty years ago the most successful Australian referendum opened the way for many changes in the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The Catholic Religious of Australia have paid tribute to this country's Indigenous peoples, thanking them for their resilience and for the richness their cultures bring to Australian life while promising continued efforts at reconciliation.

Friday, 08 June 2012 14:51

Being neighbours in the Pacific

Civil unrest and the threat of natural disasters are more than enough reasons for Religious in Australia to explore ways in which they can be better neighbours to their brothers and sisters in East Timor and the Pacific nations.

Friday, 08 June 2012 14:48

Rich diversity marks religious life

Rich diversity underpinned by remarkable energy, holiness and generosity is the mark of Religious life in today's Australian Church, according to the President of Catholic Religious Australia, Fr Mark Raper SJ.

Friday, 08 June 2012 14:45

Partners, not spectators

Aboriginal Australians are in danger of being treated as spectators of their own future.Catholic Religious Australia (CRA) welcomes the recent concern of the Federal Government for children who are harmed by situations of substance abuse, family violence and sexual abuse.

Friday, 08 June 2012 14:42

Dots on a map become people

Leaders of Religious Congregations have returned to their Australian homes much more aware of their Pacific and northern neighbours than they were when they gathered recently in Perth for the Catholic Religious Australia (CRA) 2007 Assembly.

Catholic Religious Australia (CRA) has formally accepted the challenge of working against the trafficking of women, children and men.

Catholic Religious Australia (CRA) has launched a new website and a new e-journal as a means of drawing attention to the Gospel-inspired work of thousands of Religious ministering in Australia and overseas.

Friday, 08 June 2012 14:29

On the death of the Apostolic Nuncio

Catholic Religious Australia (CRA) has offered sympathy and assurance of prayers to the family, staff and friends of Australia's Apostolic Nuncio, Archbishop Ambrose De Paoli, who died in Miami, USA, this week.

Friday, 08 June 2012 14:26

Religious appeal to new PM

Australia's Catholic Religious have appealed to the nation's new Prime Minister to speak to what is good and just in people's hearts, inviting all Australians to become better as people and as a nation.