The latest statements and media releases from the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle are listed below including those from the Catholic Schools Office, CatholicCare Social Services Hunter-Manning and the Catholic Development Fund.
Please direct any media enquiries or requests for interviews to the Communications Team on 0419 263 901.
'This week Cardinal Pell has provided evidence to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse from Rome. This evidence has helped to complete the disturbing picture of how…
The Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle was pleased to see many members of the local community attending Christmas services throughout the region this season, with many churches reporting full atte…
Joy to the world, the saviour reigns....Let Earth receive her king.
These lines from an old Christmas carol reflect the Christian belief that the birth of Jesus affects the story of the whole worl…
As Christmas approaches, Bishop Bill Wright will deliver his annual Christmas message to the community at St Patrick's Primary School, Swansea on Tuesday morning from 10.30am.
Bishop Bill will arrive…
Pope Francis and Bishop Bill Wright are issuing a joint invitation to all members of the local community to take part in the Diocese's Year of Mercy, which will also see the Diocese celebrate its 150t…
This Sunday, 15th November, Bishop Bill Wright will officially bless and open the newly-developed Columbarium at the Sacred Heart Cathedral - 841 Hunter St, Newcastle West.
Following extensive red…
'Recently the Federal opposition pledged $33 million to fund the operation of a national redress scheme for victims of abuse – one of the key recommendations from the Royal Commission into Institution…
Today the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle is pleased to announce a new service agency - St Nicholas Early Education.
St Nicholas Early Education will provide much-needed early education serv…
‘This week Bishop Greg Thompson made the brave decision to speak out about past abuse he had suffered as a young man, perpetrated by a member of Clergy. I know this is not a decision which Bishop Greg…
In a service of remembrance and hope at the Sacred Heart Cathedral this Wednesday 30 September at 7pm, the community is invited to join Bishop Bill Wright to pray for those of families affected by the…