Catholic Observer News and EventsPrint IssueSchool NewsAdvertisingDeadlinesAbout UsContact UsObserver ArchivesOlder ArticlesOlder Articles 2015Bishop's Christmas Missionary AppealSeminarians admitted as Lectors and AcolyteThe Cathedral bells ring againPope Francis opens the Jubilee of MercyCathedral bells returned homeInclusion matters on International Day of People with Disability3,000 young people land in Adelaide to celebrate their Catholic faithAppointment of Diocesan Ministries Coordinator Freedom Award for Sr Maree Marsh, csbAustralian Catholic Bishops express deep sympathies for victims of terrorist attacks in ParisA fantastic day of music and liturgy Catholic Migrant and Refugee Office welcomes Government visa grants Final thoughts from the Synod on the FamilyBlessing of Bishops' Memorial Wall World Mission Sunday - 18th October 2015St. Vincent De Paul Society - Sick with worry reportJames Sheahan students on Mission in Sri LankaSynod on the Family: 4 – 25 October 2015 World Mental Health Day - 10 October 2015Our Diocesan PilgrimageSheahan students on mission in Sri LankaSocial Justice Sunday 2015Bishop Long welcomes announcement Australia will accept 12,000 more refugeesSt Marys Mudgee celebrates 150 yearsFathers' Day Appeal - 5th and 6th September 2015The FCBCO release statement on climate changeRenewal of marriage promises101st World Day of Migrants and RefugeesSister Miriam Gibbons ~ A reflection of Mercy Invitation to MacKillop Dinner - acknowledging the Class of 2014Deacons for the Diocese of BathurstYou are invited to join the Diocesan PilgrimageMass at Wattle Flat to celebrate the Feast Day of St. Mary MacKillopNational Vocations Awareness Week 2015 2nd - 9th AugustAttention Collectors!Proclaiming the Word of God in Baradine and LithgowEucharistic Congress OpportunityCatholic Faith and Aboriginal Spirituality explored in DubboChanges to parish boundaries effecting Eugowra, Canowindra, Orange and Cowra.The Catholic Diocese of Bathurst celebrates 150 yearsEve wins a brand new Mazda!Celebrations begin to mark 150 years of the Catholic Diocese of BathurstDeacons for the Diocese of BathurstCall for action to help persecuted Rohingya peopleNational Palliative Care Week - Putting patients back in the driver’s seatSt. Vincent de Paul Celebrates 85 Years in Kandos Australian Catholic Bishops Conference Plenary | 7 - 14 May 2015World Communications Day ~ Sunday 17th May 2015The Dignity of Work: When it matters most. Pastoral Letter for Feast of St. Joseph the WorkerCatholic Mission calls for prayers for Nepal after worst earthquake in 80 yearsNepal devastated by 7.9 magnitude earthquakeGood Shepherd Sunday Appeal for our SeminariansFather Adrian Horgan RIPHoly Father's Message for Good Shepherd SundayCatholic Church launches education campaign on threat of euthanasiaLet the Bells Ring Out - The Story of Shalom House of PrayerEmergency situations in Syria and IraqShalom House of Prayer celebrates its 40th AnniversaryCondolence extended to the Assyrian Church of the East Christians and Jains: together to promote care of the elderlyCelebrations begin as St. Brigid's Dubbo reaches 150 yearsMessage from Pope Francis - World Youth Day 2015Wake Up The World - The Year of Consecrated Life24 Hours for the LordInternational Women's DayBishop Pat OrdainedGod bless Father Pat as he becomes the ninth Bishop of SaleHonouring marriage as life-long romantic love Project Compassion 2015 – Put Your Compassion Into ActionAustralian Catholic Bishops request clemency from IndonesiaThe 23rd World Day of the Sick - 11th February 2015Government response to Manus Island protest disturbing Archbishop Nona appointed new Eparch of Chaldean Diocese in SydneyOrdination of Bishop Patrick O’ReganWorld Day of prayer, reflection and action against human traffickingOlder Articles 2014Older Articles 2013Older Articles 2012Palm Sunday 5th April - Passion of Our Lord - Liturgy
Australian Catholic Bishops request clemency from Indonesia
The Australian Catholic Bishops have written to the Indonesian President and Ambassador asking for clemency concerning the circumstances of Australians Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran who are on death row in Kerobokan prison.
Read the letters below.