Our Mission

To foster unity among the Christian churches and build harmonious relations between peoples of different faith traditions.


Commission for Ecumenism and Inter-religious dialogue

The purpose of the commission is to:

  • Assist the Archbishop in ensuring that Ecumenism and Inter-religious dialogue is an organic part of the life of the archdiocese
  • Generate resources for ecumenical and inter-religious dialogue
  • Cooperate with other Christians in prayer and good works
  • Initiate, encourage and develop practical ways of building bridges of understanding and co-operation between people of all religions so that we might be enriched and work together for the good of society.
  • Motivate Catholics to take up the challenge to work actively towards full visible unity
  • Represent the Archdiocese in Ecumenical and Inter-religious Affairs
  • Foster a deep appreciation of the unique bond between Jews and Christians
  • Work where appropriate with other Commissions in Australia nationally and internationally.