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Red Joan is a British spy film inspired by the true story of Melita Norwood, who was recruited by the KGB and then “outed” as a spy in 1999. Source: ACOFB.
CathNews will not be published on Monday, June 10, due to the Queen's Birthday public holiday in most states.
The St Vincent de Paul Society is helping provide emergency food and supplies to residents of Walgett in rural New South Wales after the town's only supermarket went up in flames. Source: ABC News.
Two Jesuit social ministries have formed a collaboration to jointly convene the Catholic Alliance for People Seeking Asylum, a move they hope will continue to ensure a warm Catholic welcome for those seeking protection in Australia. Source: JSS.
Israel Folau has formally lodged his appeal against Rugby Australia and NSW Rugby on the basis that he was unlawfully fired because of his religious beliefs. Source: The Daily Telegraph.
Nearly 200 people crowded into Darwin’s Uniting Church last night to begin to heal wounds opened when a man allegedly tore at the heart of a city with a shotgun. Source: NT News/ABC News.
The education journey from high school to university is set to be much shorter for some Cairns students, with a $30 million Catholic school to be built on campus at James Cook University. Source: Cairns Post.
Two of the three judges deciding Cardinal George Pell’s fate have described parts of the victim’s account as “highly” or “wildly improbable” as they tested the strength of his evidence in the appeal court. Source: The Australian.
There are no plans to change the words of the Lord's Prayer in English, despite Pope Francis approving altering parts of it in the Italian missal, the Catholic Church in Britain has said. Source: The Sun.
A group of Franciscan friars in Brazil is preparing to launch the hospital ship Pope Francis, which will take the Gospel and healthcare to more than 700 people living on remote sections of the Amazon River. Source: Agenzia Fides.
Schools, parishes and communities all around the nation have given generously to Caritas Australia this year through its Annual Lenten fundraising campaign, Project Compassion.
One of the lessons Australia can take from New Zealand is its practice of bringing together the public and religious culture in a way that respects each, writes Fr Andrew Hamilton SJ. Source: Eureka Street.
The Morrison Government is set to disappoint conservative MPs pushing for radical religious freedom protections, opting instead for "standard" anti-discrimination provisions in new laws. Source: The Australian Financial Review.
A Filipino teenager could be on his way to sainthood after the Vatican declared him a "Servant of God," the first step in the long process toward canonisation as a saint. Source: UCA News.
More than 180,000 people gathered at a candlelight vigil in Hong Kong's Victoria Park to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen massacre. Source: UCA News.
People need to walk together in harmony to build a more fraternal world, Pope Francis said yesterday, reflecting upon his recent trip to Romania. Source: CNS.
Cardinal George Pell’s legal team has claimed there are 13 key reasons why a jury was wrong to convict him of historical child sexual abuse crimes. Source: Herald-Sun.
Western Australia’s doctors' group says the death of a Dutch teenager, who it is claimed was allowed to end her life after sexual assaults, shows WA could be on a “slippery slope” if assisted suicide is legalised. Source: The West Australian.