Ahead of the publication of Pope Francis’ much anticipated encyclical on ecology, enjoy this video from the Catholic News Service and learn about the Church’s role and history in promoting the stewardship of creation.
Now more than ever, there is a need for Catholics to participate in public life. As pressures on families and individuals increase, our vote in the NSW State Election on the 28th March 2015 will be vital to moving towards a more just society, where the dignity of the human person is upheld and people … Continue reading Your Vote Matters: Issues to consider in the NSW State Election
by Catholic Communications, http://www.sydneycatholic.org/news/latest_news/2015/2015310_1307.shtml, Qwayne Guevara, the Archdiocese of Sydney’s Justice and Peace Research and Project Officer and representative on the Sydney Alliance, is preparing to pack a basketball and other belongings and join the Move in With Mike campaign set to take place on the steps of NSW Parliament House on Wednesday, 11 March. … Continue reading Sydney Alliance Puts Housing Stress Front and Centre in Lead up to NSW Election
In the first six weeks of 2015, CatholicCare Sydney’s telephone counselling service Parent Line NSW has received a 300% increase in the number of calls from families experiencing domestic violence, compared to the same period in 2014. “We believe it may be a result of the increased public awareness surrounding family violence following Rosie Batty’s … Continue reading Phone Counselling Service Sees 300% Rise in Domestic Violence Calls by CatholicCare