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Young Women's Interfaith Fellowship 2014 participants

Promoting the participation of women in the Catholic Church in Australia

Who we are

The Council for Australian Catholic Women (CACW) advises the Bishops Commission for Church Ministry (BCCM) on matters relating to the participation of women in the Catholic Church in Australia.
The Office for the Participation of Women (OPW) is an agency of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference and reports to the Bishops Commission for Church Ministry.
The Bishops Commission for Church Ministry (BCCM) is one of the twelve commissions of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (ACBC).

What we do

The Council for Australian Catholic Women (CACW) provides advice to the Bishops Commission for Church Ministry about women and their participation in the Catholic Church in Australia.
The Office for the Participation of Women (OPW) is a focal point for ongoing dialogue and the integration of ideas pertaining to the women and their participation in the Catholic Church in Australia. The Office and the Council work closely and collaboratively to "ensure that the dignity of women is honoured and their gifts are given space to flourish for the sake of the Church's life and mission" (Social Justice Sunday Statement 2000).

The Bishops Commission for Church Ministry (BCCM) promotes the life and mission of the Catholic Church in Australia by being informed and offering advice in a number of areas relating to ministering to the People of God.

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