Archdiocese News

  1. Newest saint key on authentic conscience

    Newest saint key on authentic conscience

    February 18, 2020 |St Newman’s teaching on conscience is "timely" amid current debates about religious freedom.
  1. Don’t try clericalising women, Pope

    Don’t try clericalising women, Pope

    February 17, 2020 |"This relationship between ministry and power leaves women without a voice."
  1. Hong Kong cancels Masses amid fears

    Hong Kong cancels Masses amid fears

    February 14, 2020 |Bishop halt all Masses including Ash Wednesday liturgies to curb the spread of COVID-19.
  1. No quick fix for priest shortage, Pope

    No quick fix for priest shortage, Pope

    February 13, 2020 |Pope Francis upholds priestly celibacy in post-synod papal document.
  1. Veronique Sakr farewelled with love

    Veronique Sakr farewelled with love

    February 11, 2020 |"God has prepared me for today," said Bridget Sakr at the funeral for her daughter killed in Oatlands tragedy.
  1. Liturgy sees Sydney unite behind grieving Abdallah family

    Liturgy sees Sydney unite behind grieving Abdallah family

    February 10, 2020 |Despite the grief, the last week has seen remarkable moments of faith emerge from the grieving Abdallah family and the wider Maronite community.
  1. St John Paul II ‘was a great’, says Pope

    St John Paul II ‘was a great’, says Pope

    February 6, 2020 |He taught that holiness dwells in "person who lives in profound communion with Christ".
  1. Sydney’s parishes:  In our own words

    Sydney’s parishes: In our own words

    February 5, 2020 |Priorities include prayer, the sacraments, Scripture, liturgy and music, leadership and responsibility.
  1. Bishops highlight gaps in freedom law

    Bishops highlight gaps in freedom law

    February 5, 2020 |Proposed law fails to adequately protect religious people and faith-based organisations.
  1. Seminarian murdered by kidnappers

    Seminarian murdered by kidnappers

    February 5, 2020 |Bishop confirms the death of 18-year-old seminarian after kidnapping in Nigeria.