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Thursday, 13 September 2018

Keynote Address National Council of Priests Conference.

Being the Human Thread, Being There at the Crossroads and Frontiers of Faith and Hope at the Invitation of the People of God: Priesthood in the Contemporary Church

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Wednesday, 12 September 2018

Brisbane Launch Social Justice Statement - Audio

Brisbane Launch of the Catholic Church's annual social justice statement on homelessness and affordable housing for all: A Place to Call Home: Making a home for everyone in our land, released 6 September

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Tuesday, 11 September 2018

A long forgotten, misunderstood Jesuit

Book Launch by Fr Frank Brennan SJ of Anthony M. Maher's The Forgotten Jesuit of Catholic Modernism: George Tyrrell's Prophetic Theology. Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture, 11 September 2018

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Tuesday, 11 September 2018

'He did everything for love'

Fr Frank Brennan's Homily from the Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of John Thomas Hassett. Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, Deepdene, 11 September 2018

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Sunday, 9 September 2018

New horizons for justice and solidarity

Fr Frank Brennan SJ address to the EREA CONGRESS 2018, 8 September 2018, Melbourne Park Function Centre.

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Thursday, 6 September 2018

Church calls for action on homelessness

The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference has used its 2018-19 Social Justice Statement to express deep concern about Australia’s alarming growth in homelessness and insecure housing.

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Friday, 24 August 2018

Consolations from the Liberal Party mess

What a mess! Poor Fellow My Country. Today is not a day for reckoning about any big policy issues, because none of them was in play when members of the Liberal Party cast their votes in the party room.

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Friday, 24 August 2018

30 Years On

On 23 August 1988, thirty years ago today, Prime Minister Bob Hawke proposed the first item of substantive business in the new Parliament House in Canberra which had been opened by the Queen on 9 May 1988. The idea for the motion arose when the heads of Australian churches issued a statement titled “Towards Reconciliation in Australian Society” at the beginning of 1988, the year of the bicentenary.

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Monday, 20 August 2018

Australian Families Deserve a Fair Go - And an Independent Welfare Umpire

Catholic Social Services Australia has welcomed Cathy McGowan’s introduction of a private member’s bill establishing a new Social Security Commission, arguing such an entity could help address societal inequality.

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Sunday, 19 August 2018

Circumscribing the seal of the confessional

Seal of the confessional