Posts Tagged ‘Australian Catholic University (ACU)’

Escalating violence in Australian schools, action urged

Monday, March 25th, 2024
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A recent survey conducted by the Australian Catholic University (ACU) has revealed escalating violence levels against school principals across Australia. The escalation has prompted urgent calls for action. The study encompassing 2,300 respondents unveiled distressing statistics, with nearly half having reported experiencing or witnessing physical violence. Approximately 54% were subjected to threats. According to the Read more

Australia’s first Catholic liturgy podcast launched

Monday, May 22nd, 2023
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Australia’s first Catholic liturgy podcast has been launched. Australian Catholic University (ACU) experts say it explores Australian and global perspectives on liturgy and sacramental theology, music and art. It is the ACU Centre for Liturgy’s most recent initiative. It aims to enhance the liturgical apostolate in Australia. Speaking of Liturgy features local and international experts Read more

Australian University honours Taranaki Brother’s “oasis of peace”

Thursday, February 23rd, 2023
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The Taranaki-born vice-chancellor of the only Catholic university in the Holy Land has been awarded an honorary doctorate from Australian Catholic University (ACU). De La Salle Brother, Peter Bray, received the doctorate for two reasons. One was for embracing the values and principals of education in the Catholic tradition. The other, for his significant contributions Read more

Worsening realities in Oceania show need for continued dialogue

Monday, November 28th, 2022

It is vital that the bishops who meet next February as the Federation of Catholic Bishops’ Conferences of Oceania (FCBCO) are fully briefed, says Wellington Archdiocese Vicar General, Mons. Gerard Burns. Burns describes his involvement in helping prepare the FCBCO conference as very much “in the background”, but that one of the FCBCO’s main themes Read more