The Pope and me

Jacqui Rémond, Director of Catholic Earthcare Australia, reflects on the exictement and joy of meeting Pope Francis in Rome recently to present a petition with other members of the Global Catholic Climate Movement.

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Unhappy with delays

Anger is building among teachers in WA Catholic schools who are yet to receive the pay rise that public school teachers got six months ago, reports The West Australian.

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Vote will affect social fabric

The Archbishop of Dublin, Diarmuid Martin, has warned that a vote in favour of legalising gay marriage in Ireland risks the understanding of the family and the stability of society, reports The Tablet.

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Bishops object

A US federal appeals court has told the University of Notre Dame it must cover the cost of birth control for its students and staff, reports AP in Crux.

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Call to Church lawyers

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse Chairman has urged Church authorities to challenge claims Cardinal George Pell attempted to bribe one victim of clerical abuse and ignored the pleas of another, reports The Age.

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Seven years of work

The 13th-century stained-glass windows of Paris’ Sainte Chapelle have officially been opened up to the public again, reports The Tablet.

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Responsibility to children

At yesterday's general audience in St Peter's Square, Pope Francis called on separated couples to “never, never, never take the children hostage,” reports the Catholic Herald.

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Notre Dame University

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Five aim for justice

Catholics in Coalition for Justice and Peace is a coalition of individuals and groups, working for the emergence of just social structures in Australia and overseas.

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Remarks misinterpreted

It would be tough to imagine a better run for the Palestinians with the Vatican than the one they’ve enjoyed over the past week. But this is hardly the first time Israel has detected a pro-Palestinian slant in Rome, writes John Allen in Crux.

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Mark Carney

To salute its 175th anniversary, The Tablet has compiled a list of Britain's 100 most influential Catholics, which reveals them in leadership positions across every sector of British society.

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Republicans beware

Released to coincide with the 70th anniversary of VE Day, this film tells the story of Elizabeth and Margaret persuading their regal parents to allow them to go out for the evening to join the celebrations in London.

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Victim accuses priest

Cardinal George Pell has strongly denied being involved in an alleged sex abuse cover-up within the Church after the Royal Commission heard he tried to bribe a victim to keep quiet, reports The Sydney Morning Herald.

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Cardinal Napier

All Saints Church in the inner Melbourne suburb of Fitzroy was filled to the brim last week for a conversation between the Archbishop of Durban, Cardinal Wilfrid Napier, and Auxiliary Bishop of Melbourne Vincent Long.

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Death penalty debate

The death sentence for convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was a legitimate use of state authority, even if Catholics disagree with it, contends a moral theologian in the US, reports the Catholic News Agency.

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New Caritas chair

Caritas Australia CEO, Paul O’Callaghan, has welcomed the appointment of a new Chair of Caritas Australia, Bishop of Port Pirie, Greg O’Kelly SJ, and Deputy Chair, Bishop Peter Stasiuk CSsR.

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Slippery slope warning

A Belgian bishop has warned his German counterparts that even a narrowly defined legalisation of euthanasia represents a "dam break" that only leads to further public acceptance of the practice, reports The Tablet.

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Ballarat evidence harrowing

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has heard harrowing evidence of child sexual abuse at Catholic institutions around Ballarat, west of Melbourne, reports Nine News.

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Virtual guide

Obethlehem is the virtual gateway to religious, historic, and modern-day Bethlehem in Holy Land.

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Faith for turbulent times

The economic crisis, corruption and political dysfunction have left the Irish longing for a vision of decent society. Is the Church up to the challenge, asks Jon Anderson in The Catholic Herald.

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Mass on Demand

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From St Mary’s, North Sydney. The first Mass of the day on YouTube

Mass Online

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Live streamed from Our Lady of the Rosary Cathedral, Waitara

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Daily Prayer

All your daily readings, reflections and prayers can be found here... 

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