Bishops' Statements

  • 1. Called to Holiness in Australia

    Australian Anglican – Roman Catholic Dialogue June 2014

    Download Called to Holiness in Australia (PDF 201 KB)

  • 2. Human Trafficking

    Joint statement from the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference and Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans ACRATH)

    Download ACBC & ACRATH Statement Against Human Trafficking (PDF 176 KB)

  • 3. Family Synod

    The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference welcomes the concluding message released by the Synod Fathers at the III Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops in Rome on 18 October 2014.

    Download  Media Statement Synod 2014 (PDF 278 kB)

  • 4. Asylum Seekers

    Statement by the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference on Asylum Seekers 8 May 2014.

    Download Statement by the Australian Catholic Bishops on Asylum Seekers (PDF 123 kB)

  • 5. Crisis in Iraq

    Australian Bishops gravely concerned about crisis in Iraq Media Statement 27 August 2014.

    Download Media Statement - Crisis in Iraq (PDF 119 KB)

  • 6. Seeds of Unity

    A statement by the Bishops Commission for Ecumenism and Inter-religious Relations on the 50th Anniversary of the issuing of the Second Vatican Council's Decree on Ecumenism, Unititatis Redintegratio.

    Download Seeds of Unity (10 MB)

  • 7. Elimination of Violence Against Women

    In advance of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on Tuesday 25 November 2014, the Australian Catholic Bishops ask all to focus on the message of Jesus Christ and his relationship with women, always one of dignity and respect.

    Download Elimination of Violence Against Women statement (PDF 340 KB)

  • 8. People With Disability

    Where Do We Stand? With Whom Do We Stand? People With Disability And The Call Of Jesus a statement produced by the Catholic Social Justice Council, December 2012.

    Download  Statement to the Bishops Commission for Pastoral Life (PDF 39 KB)

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