November 23, 2017

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ACSJC head backs aged care crackdown

The head of the Australian Catholic Social Justice Council has welcomed the government’s decision to crack down on wayward aged care facilities, a little over a year after the Catholic bishops expressed concern about the vulnerability of the aged and elder abuse. ACSJC Executive Officer John Ferguson told The Catholic Weekly that he applauded the […]


Camelot returns to Sydney

On Friday 18 August, more than 30 years since its last major staging in Sydney, one of the world’s most loved (but only rarely performed) musicals Lerner and Loewe’s Camelot will reopen in Sydney in a brand new production being staged by Artes Christi. With a cast & live orchestra of 75 including a special […]

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The 10 must see travel sites for a faith-filled Catholic

Travel is on our minds and in our blood! What better way to start planning than with a list of the top 10 Catholic sites to see? This list begins with a Church built atop the site of Jesus’ birth. It ends with a Church built atop the burial site of St Peter, the man […]


Surry Hills young adults dig for the roots of Vatican II

The young adults at St Peter’s, Surry Hills, have organised a symposium on the Second Vatican Council; an event and body of teachings that is still regarded as vexed and poorly understood, some 52 years after its final session. In a series of Sunday talks throughout May and June, the parish is inviting people to […]

The Catholic Weekly Reader Competition (Competition) – Terms and Conditions

The Catholic Weekly Reader Competition (Competition) – Terms and Conditions By entering the Competition each entrant (You) agrees to be bound by these terms and conditions (Terms and Conditions) which also include any instructions relating to the Competition as printed in The Catholic Weekly newspaper or in the equivalent online survey. The Catholic Archdiocese of […]