Make no mistake, Australia's cultural-left education establishment, including the Australian Education Union, the Australian Council for Educational Research, various activists and influential figures like Barry McGaw, has embarked on a well-orchestrated and

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New research published by Georgetown University in the United States has found the membership of the Society of Jesus is moving from the developed world to the developing world. Over the course of 30 years, the Society of Jesus will have

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This American thriller film is based on the 2001 novel, The Dark Fields, by Alan Glynn. Eddie Morra (Bradley Cooper) is a down-and-out, unemployed writer, who is dumped by his girlfriend, Lindy (Abbie Cornish) for being a loser. He has little motivation to

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The bishops of New South Wales have issued a statement advocating close scrutiny and criticism of the Greens, saying the party's policies are "of grave concern". The statement was issued as a response to "many Catholics" who have "asked our

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Fr Adolfo Nicolas --- The Superior General of the Society of Jesus, Spanish priest Fr Adolfo Nicolas, has sent a letter to Jesuits worldwide, announcing a revision to the order's General Curia, reports the Catholic News Agency. In his letter, Fr Nicolas

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Nuns check materials during the Studium --- Being the co-ordinator for promoting a sainthood cause requires the combined qualities of a private investigator, a theologian, a lawyer, a historian and a medical examiner, reports the Catholic News

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Somewhere deep in their souls, most Catholics long to feel proud of their church and its leaders. At times, however, that sense of pride can seem all but buried under an avalanche of heartache and bad news, writes John Allen in NCR Online. Recent

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This romantic, comedy-drama by Australian actor, Leon Ford premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2010, and is Ford’s first feature film. Australian in concept, production and direction, it uses Sydney and its immediate locations to

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New Vinnies President, Anthony Thornton --- Anthony Thornton, a Shanghai-born Canberran, was elected over the weekend as the new President of the St Vincent de Paul Society's National Council, said a media release. Mr Thornton was awarded an MBE for his

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Screenshot from a Video Of Christmas Island Riots, uploaded to YouTube --- The Australian Catholic Migrant and Refugee Office has described the response to the protests at the Christmas Island immigration detention centre as "highly

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The Vatican has welcomed a ruling by the European Court of Human Rights that displaying crucifixes in schools does not breach the rights of non-Catholics, said an AAP report on news.com.au. "It is an important and historic ruling," Vatican

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From the image 'Red light district', on Flickr --- The ACT should consider following the lead of Sweden by recriminalising prostitution and jailing men who pay for sex, said the Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn, according to a report in the Canberra

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Screenshot from the Irish Bishops Conference pastoral letter, Towards Healing and Renewal --- The Irish Bishops Conference has published a pastoral letter denouncing child sexual abuse by clergy, which also outlined new and existing initiatives of

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Image from a US Navy photo on Flickr, of debris in an earthquake-affected area in Japan --- Japanese Christians are uniting in response to the emergency in the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami, interacting and planning through the web and

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In the morning cold of a farmhouse in the foothills of the Cascade mountains in Oregon, his hand is stiff as he grasps the broad-edged pen, reports the Catholic Review. His eyes have aged. But the 78-year-old priest and calligraphy master plans to write

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More of the "real" Julia Gillard is now displayed, with the Prime Minister offering her fullest exposition for rejecting both euthanasia and same-sex marriage, writes Paul Kelly in the Australian. Ms Gillard, in fact, is not the social progressive many Labor

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Set in a sleepy coastal town in Queensland, A Heartbeat Away is a good-natured tale about corporate greed and the generation gap that may appeal to audiences looking for old-style Aussie entertainment in the mould of The Castle and The Dish. Sebastian

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Prime Minister Julia Gillard -- Prime Minister Julia Gillard has moved to broaden her appeal to people of faith, jesting about challenging Tony Abbott to a contest in reciting scripture, following statements opposing same-sex marriage and euthanasia, said

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A rare school holiday timetable problem will force some parents to find four weeks of care for their children over Easter in Queensland, reports the Courier-Mail. The situation is also set to have an impact on families not being able to take holidays

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Screenshot from and excerpt of the Aid to the Church in Need video, God in China - An Awakening Faith, on YouTube --- A shortage of churches has prompted Bishop Paul Xie Tingzhe of Urumqi in China to urge his faithful to build shrines for the whole family

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

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