11 Apr 2016

"The Joy of Love" Pope Francis between the ideal and the real

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April 8 2016

In his Apostolic Exhortation, Amoris Laeitia, 'The Joy of Love: On Love in the Family', Pope Francis has spoken as a true pastor who really knows the human heart and is well aware of the pressures now facing marriage and the family," said Archbishop Mark Coleridge on behalf of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference today.

25 Feb 2016

Statement on Father John Fleming

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MEDIA RELEASE – Thursday, February 25, 2016

Statement from the Vicar General of the Catholic Archdiocese of Adelaide Father Philip Marshall:

“Further to my statement yesterday, I have now had the opportunity to consider the reasons for the judgement of the Hon Auxiliary Justice Gray.

Given the findings made by the Court, Fr Fleming will now be required to cease all ministry in any form while Church processes take place.”

08 Feb 2016

Support for asylum seekers

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Church welcomes SA Premier’s call for the State to offer a home to asylum seeker families facing deportation to Nauru.

22 Dec 2015

Call for a new humanity

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Adelaide Vicar General Father Philip Marshall has called for a new humanity after the tragic events of 2015 in his Christmas message.

04 Dec 2015

ACYF - Day 2


A priest who has said Mass on Mt Everest & climbed 126 of the world’s highest peaks + X Factor contestant Fr Rob Galea are two of the hits at ACYF.

03 Dec 2015

Youth festival in Adelaide


60 exhibitors, 3000+ attending the 3-day Catholic youth festival and it's being live streamed – it's all happening in Adelaide.

30 Nov 2015

Youth Festival draws 3000

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Adelaide's hosting the 2nd annual Australian Catholic Youth Festival this week – Dec. 3-5.

27 Nov 2015

Pinery bushfire

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Prayers and support for those affected by bushfire devastation

20 Aug 2015

2015 Media awards winners


Adelaide television producer Lincoln Tyner is the 2015 winner of the St Mary MacKillop citation, full list of winners inside.



03 Jul 2015

Prayers and support

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Catholic Archdiocese of Adelaide has offered its deepest sympathies and condolences to the family of Adelaide Crows coach Phil Walsh.





01 Jul 2015

Adelaide ready for youth

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Group registrations are now open for the Australian Catholic Youth Festival being held in Adelaide this December.





19 Jun 2015

Papal encyclical appeals for a new dialogue about shaping the future of our planet


Australian Catholic Bishops Conference

Media Release | 18 June 2015

Papal encyclical appeals for a new dialogue about shaping the future of our planet

His Holiness Pope Francis has challenged ‘every person living on this planet’ to enter into a new dialogue toward building a better future in his encyclical letter Laudato Si’ – ‘Praise be to you’, released today in Rome.

05 Jun 2015

Response to Royal Commission report on St Ann's

Media release – Friday June 5, 2015

The Catholic Archdiocese of Adelaide will circulate the Royal Commission's final report into the St Ann's matter to every Catholic school principal in the State.

The Truth Justice and Healing Council welcomes the release of the report.

30 Apr 2015

New Catholic Education Head appointed


Media release - Monday April 30, 2015

Ms Helen O’Brien has been appointed to the position of Director of Catholic Education SA and Chancellor in the Archdiocese of Adelaide.

Announcing her appointment, Adelaide Vicar General Father Philip Marshall said Ms O’Brien had great depth and breadth of wisdom of Catholic education both in South Australia and nationally.

13 Apr 2015

Unique religious blessing - for an app


Media release - Monday April 13, 2015

Discovering Mary MacKillop’s Adelaide

In what is believed to be the first religious blessing of an app, a new online walking trail following the footsteps of Australia’s first saint will be launched in Mary MacKillop Plaza, Victoria Square, today (Monday April 13) at 11am.