Media Releases

Wednesday 14 May 2014

Click on the link below to read the NCP Statement on Asylum Seekers.

Statement _Alylum Seekers_14 May 2014

Tuesday 18 March 2014

We celebrate and give thanks for the life and works of His Holiness, Pope Francis.

Click on the link below to read the NCP Media Release in honour of the first anniversary of Pope Francis’ Pontificate.

Media Release_First Anniversary_Pope Francis

Tuesday 26 February 2013

Statement by NCP concerning the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI and qualities needed in his successor.

The National Council of Priests of Australia (NCP) appreciates the courage and strength of character of Pope Benedict XVI in making the difficult decision to resign from office for the good of the Catholic Church due to his advanced age and failing strength.

To read the full text, click on the link below.

Media Release_Pope Benedict XVI

Monday 11 February 2013

The new executive of the National Council of Priests of Australia met 4-7 February at the National Office in Belmont.

Among the many issues discussed, two very important matters were given careful consideration:

  • The establishment of an Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse
  • The treatment of Fr Tony Flannery CSsR

Click below to read the Media Release.

Media release_National Council of Priests of Australia_11 February 2013