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Week 2

  • Dr Maria Harries appointed to the Synod on the Family

    Archbishop Costelloe today warmly welcomed the appointment of Dr Maria Harries, a prominent West Australian, to the Synod on the Family to be held in Rome next month. The full list of participants was published by the Vatican last night.

  • Pope Francis calls for a practical response to the refugee crisis in Europe

    In calling on all Catholic communities in Europe to respond to this urgent need in similarly immediate and practical ways Pope Francis is simply asking that all Christians remember they are followers of the one who himself took refuge in Egypt, together with his mother Mary and her husband Joseph, when their lives were threatened by King Herod.