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United Australia Party prime minister Joseph Lyons pictured with wife Enid Lyonsboth were important figures in the foundation of modern Australian conservatism The Australian Constitution of guaranteed Freedom of Religion and the separation of church and state throughout Australia.
Australia's first Catholic cardinal, Patrick Francis Moran —had been a proponent of Australian Federation but in he refused to attend the inauguration ceremony of the Commonwealth of Australia because precedence was given to the Church of England. He was criticised in The Bulletin for speaking against racist immigration laws and he alarmed Catholic conservatives by supporting Trade Unionism and the newly formed Australian Labor Party.
Moran, the Archbishop of Sydney from tobelieved that Catholicism would flourish with the emergence of the new nation through Federation inprovided that his people rejected "contamination" from foreign influences such as anarchism, socialism, modernism and secularism.
Moran distinguished between European socialism as an atheistic movement and those Australians calling themselves "socialists"; he approved the objectives of the latter while feeling that the European model was not a real danger in Australia.
Moran's outlook reflected his wholehearted acceptance of Australian democracy and his belief in the country as different and freer than the old societies from which its people had come. He was also a fervent critic of contraception.
Inthe Royal Navy prevented him landing in his Irish homeland. Kennedy as its first Catholic president. His wife, Dame Enid Lyonsa Catholic convert, became the first female member of the Australian House of Representatives and later first female member of cabinet in the Menzies Government.
Most Catholics were descendants of Irish immigrants and the church was mostly led by Irish-born priests and bishops. From the ethnic composition of the church began to change, with the assimilation of Irish Australians and the arrival of Eastern European Displaced Persons from  and more than one million Catholics from countries such as Italy, Malta, the Netherlands, Germany, Croatia and Hungary, and later Filipinos, Vietnamese, Lebanese and Poles around the s.
The movement was not approved by the Vaticanbut it siphoned a proportion of the Catholic vote away from the Labor Party, contributing to the success of the newly formed Liberal Party of Robert Menzieswhich held power from towhich, in return for DLP preferences, secured state aid for Catholic schools in Australia in Brendan Nelson became the first Catholic to lead the Liberal Party in Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott was a seminarian who won the party leadership after defeating two other Catholic candidates for the post.
Some rose to national prominence. Fr Ted Kennedy began one such ministry in Sydney's inner city Redfern presbytery in — an area with a large Aboriginal population.
Working closely with Catholic Aboriginal laywoman "Mum" Shirl Smithhe developed a theology which held that the poor had special insights into the meaning of Christianity, worked as an advocate for Aboriginal rights and often challenged the civil and church establishment on questions of conscience.
Uniya focused much of its attention on the plight of refugees, asylum seekers, and Indigenous reconciliation. InFr Chris Riley formed Youth Off The Streetsa community organisation working for young people who are 'chronically homeless, drug dependent and recovering from abuse'.
Originally a food van in Sydney's King's Crossit has grown to be one of the largest youth services in Australia, offering crisis accommodation, residential rehabilitation, clinical services and counselling, outreach programs, drug and alcohol rehabilitation, specialist Aboriginal services, education and family support.
At Alice Springsthe Pope made an historic address to indigenous Australians, in which he praised the enduring qualities of Aboriginal culture, lamented the effects of dispossession of and discrimination; called for acknowledgment of Aboriginal land rights and reconciliation in Australia; and said that the church in Australia would not reach its potential until Aboriginal people had made their "contribution to her life and until that contribution has been joyfully received by others".
From the late s, cases of abuse within the Catholic Church and other child care institutions began to be exposed in Australia.
Inthe church issued a document, Towards Healing, which it described as seeking to "establish a compassionate and just system for dealing with complaints of abuse".Important social rules. Humour Black and taboo. Australia Day The true meaning. Anzac Day Lest we forget.
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