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The Light from the Southern Cross

15 June 2020

A statement from Bishops Conference president Archbishop Mark Coleridge regarding the report The Light from the Southern Cross: Promoting Co-Responsible Governance in the Catholic Church in Australia can be read here. The statement outlines some background to the report, as well as a timeline for the consideration of the report and the bishops’ response to it.


We are the Catholic Church in the Ballarat Diocese
we gather in the name of Jesus from the Murray to the sea
in interwoven faith communities. Spirit filled
we celebrate and share our journey
reaching out to nurture all God's people.

Diocesan Vision Statement 2005

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PO Box 576
Ballarat, Victoria 3353

Phone +61 3 5337 7111

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Catholic Diocese of Ballarat
5 Lyons Street South
Ballarat, Victoria 3353