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Parents Passing on the Faith 2013

This parish kit is presented as a resource to encourage ‘Parents Passing on the Faith’ in the family. It is designed for Sunday October 27th 2013, in solidarity with the ‘International Pilgrimage of Families...

St Valentines Day 2013

In 2010, the Bishops Commission for Pastoral Life launched the St Valentine’s Day initiative. We are delighted to offer you our 2013 edition which continues our ongoing desire to use the innate joyfulness of the feast...

Media Release – World Meeting of Families 2012

7th World Meeting of Families – Definitely a Family Affair! Over sixty Australians, representing the Australian Bishops Conference, Australian Dioceses and Catholic Agencies attended the 7th World Meeting of Families in Milan this month....

National Marriage Day 2012

National Marriage Day 2012

Don’t meddle with marriage! Join in the National Marriage Day Rally Tuesday 14th Aug. On the lawns outside Parliament House, Canberra, people from all over Australia will gather to publicly show their support for the preservation of marriage...

Marriage in the Catholic Church : FAQs

In an easy-to-read question and answer format, this document addresses questions about the role of marriage in the church. It provides concise answers to such questions as: Does the Church really believe that sex...

Life Marriage and Family Office

Pastoral Letter on the True Meaning of Marriage

The Catholic Bishops of Victoria have issued a pastoral letter on the ‘True Meaning of Marriage’. The letter presents the Catholic Church’s understanding of marriage and urges all Catholics to respond to the Federal...

Wedding Exchange of Rings

Statement on Marriage

Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger (Now Pope Benedict XVI) – May 27, 2005: CONSIDERATIONS REGARDING LEGAL RECOGNITION OF UNIONS BETWEEN HOMOSEXUAL PERSONS THE NATURE OF MARRIAGE AND ITS INALIENABLE CHARACTERISTICS The Church’s teaching on marriage and...

For Your Marriage

For Your Marriage

For Your Marriage – US Bishops’ Website on Marriage ‘For Your Marriage’ is a comprehensive resource on all aspects of sexuality, marriage, parenting and family life from a Catholic perspective. For Your Marriage website:...