18 May 2018

Plenary Council 2020

Adelaide will host opening Plenary Council session in October 2020.

14 May 2018

Archbishop's Funeral Mass

Huge turnout to farewell Archbishop Faulkner. Link to the video of the Funeral Mass is at the end of the report.

30 Apr 2018

Southern Cross May issue

The latest issue is now out and available in parishes.

17 Apr 2018

An emotional moment

'Is my dad in Heaven?' child asks Pope Francis.

10 Apr 2018

New papal document

The title, “Rejoice and be glad", or in latin “Gaudete et Exsultate", speaks of the call to holiness in the world today. 

09 Apr 2018

Glenelg Catholic parish helps out

Greek Orthodox parishioners participated in a unique Easter celebration at a Catholic church...after fire destroyed their church...

09 Apr 2018

Attack in Syria

Pope condemns deadly chemical attack in Syria.

27 Mar 2018

Blessing ceremony

Giving thanks for fruit of the vine – Fr Paul Fyfe at Sevenhill – The Southern Cross April 2018.

16 Feb 2018

Media Release

Australian bishops’ submission to the Religious Freedom Review.

15 Feb 2018

Pope first to sign up

Pope Francis registers for World Youth Day 2019 in Panama.

06 Feb 2018

Fringe concerts - only two remaining

Lunchtime concerts featuring the beautiful sounds of the pipe organ are being held in St Francis Xavier’s Cathedral this month.

01 Feb 2018

Terrorist attacks in Kabul

'How long will the Afghan people have to endure inhuman violence?' – Pope Francis

08 Jan 2018

'A remarkable story'

New Vatican publication highlights Indigenous art, culture.

11 Dec 2017

ACYF17 – it's a wrap

Perth announced as next ACYF venue as thousands flock to Mass in The Domain December 9, 2017.

05 Dec 2017

ACYF 2017

An estimated 19,000 young Catholics will converge upon Sydney for ACYF’s three-day national celebration – December 7-9.

05 Dec 2017

Pope's video prayer intention

Pope asks us to pray for the elderly. Those who have lived the longest have the most to give! Let us take care of them. They are our future.

28 Nov 2017

Letter from Archbishop Wilson

I wish to share with you some important information about my health.

27 Nov 2017

Attack on Egypt mosque

Pope Francis has sent a telegram of condolence for Friday's attack...which killed at least 235 people, Vatican Radio reports.

27 Nov 2017

Advent Calendar app

New app contains a variety of videos, meditations and podcasts for the Christmas season.

07 Nov 2017

Plaque unveiled

Members of the Polish Catholic community gathered with Archbishop Wilson for the unveiling of a plaque to commemorate the visit St Pope John Paul II.

03 Nov 2017

2019 WYD planned

Adelaide will host a major Catholic youth event in January 2019 to celebrate World Youth Day while it convenes in Panama.

26 Oct 2017

Feast of St Daniel Comboni

Members of the Sudanese community came together to celebrate his feast day in St Francis Xavier's Cathedral.

15 Oct 2017

Prayers for California

Pope Francis prays for victims of California bushfires.

03 Oct 2017

The Southern Cross - October

All the latest Catholic news and information is in the latest edition of The Southern Cross...

21 Sep 2017

Earthquake in Mexico

Pope Francis' message following the earthquake in Mexico.

19 Sep 2017

Pope, Marriage and Plebiscite

Bishops Conference's brochure provides an overview of Pope Francis’ teaching on marriage and the family for you to reflect upon.

17 Aug 2017

Plebiscite on Marriage

Catholics urged to have their say on marriage.

28 Jul 2017

State-of-the art museum

Support needed for new Mary MacKillop Museum at Kensington.

26 Jul 2017

ACBC media statement

Call for Australia to ensure safety of those seeking asylum in our region.

17 Jul 2017

Young people raise their voices

COYYA is hosting a series of forums called Raise Your Voice 2017 to help strengthen ties between young people and the Church.

06 Jul 2017

NAIDOC Week launched

Smoking ceremony opens the Torres Strait Islander Sunday Mass celebrated in St Francis Xavier's Cathedral.

05 Jul 2017

Indian community celebrates

St Thomas the Apostle feast day was celebrated in St Francis Xavier's Cathedral, take a look at the photos.

06 Jun 2017

United in faith

Big gathering at Mt Barker for the final visitation program, read this story and more in the Southern Cross June issue.

10 May 2017

ACYF Sydney 2017

Registration opens online for the Australian Catholic Youth Festival to be held in Sydney from December 7-9.

09 May 2017

May edition's out

Southern Cross this month features Sarah Gun, Private Mack, Brian Spencer, Ian Olver and more community and schools news.

25 Aug 2016

Archbishop's Media Awards

Disability magazine shines at media awards.

02 Aug 2016

WYD Pope's top 10 messages

Pope Francis: ..."We didn’t come into this world to "vegetate,” ... we came for another reason: to leave a mark..."

04 Jul 2016

Marriage plebiscite

Archbishop Fisher: 'Same-sex marriage opponents not bigots'.

06 Apr 2016

April Southern Cross

Bishop Bill Morris on mercy, renewal taskforce update, demolition of seminary buildings, Fr Pat Woods and lots more....

08 Feb 2016

Support for asylum seekers

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

18 Dec 2015

Christmas Mass times

View a full list of Mass and Reconciliation times for the Adelaide Cathedral parish churches.

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 Nov 2015

Language of love

Fr Philip Marshall VG calls for a new language of love

22 Sep 2015

ACYF presenters announced

Australian Catholic Youth Festival has announced first round of homegrown speakers and presenters for December Adelaide event.






22 Sep 2015

8th World meeting of families

The Congress being held in Philadelphia, Sept 22-25, will address real life challenges that families go through as a couple and as parents.

15 Sep 2015

Laudato Si’ video released

Catholic Earthcare Australia's video released today – Laudato Si’ – An urgent appeal for action.




15 Sep 2015

Youth Festival update

Preparations are gearing up for the Australian Catholic Youth Festival being held in Adelaide December 3-5.





13 Sep 2015

Vocations week

Southern Cross celebrates vocations week with stories of people who have responded to the call in our diocese and beyond, starting with Fr Tru.