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Johannesburg Archbishop Buti Joseph Tlhagale has attacked proposed legislation that will allow the harvesting of eggs from African women for investigation purposes in other countries as "biological colonialism". Archbishop Thagale underlined

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As Sri Lankan government forces close in on rebel positions in the country's north, Jaffna's Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace has launched an appeal for assistance to trapped civilians. "We are deeply grieved of the silence of the

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History may be in the making. It appears Rome is on the brink of welcoming close to half a million members of the Traditional Anglican Communion into membership of the Roman Catholic Church, Such a move would be the most historic development in

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Brisbane Catholic Education has long had an extensive website serving the needs of its wider community. It currently highlights the newest school in the Archdiocese, Star of the Sea, Cleveland which commenced this week. Another interesting feature of

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The inspiring conversion story of Saul the sinner to Paul the saint, is being staged as a contemporary exciting musical by Melbourne's well regarded, Kew Renaissance Theatre. This is a timely recounting of this epic story in the Pauline Year. Please

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Why are private religious schools allowing themselves to become toxic to social justice, particularly when it comes to the future opportunities of our poorest and most disadvantaged students? Before supporters of private schools trot out heartwarming

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Twenty Australians attended the World Meeting of Families dubbed "World Youth Day for families", in Mexico City in a pilgrimage led by Sydney couple Ron and Mavis Pirola and Darwin Bishop Eugene Hurley. World Meetings of Families have been

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Adelaide based Traditional Anglican Communion Archbishop John Hepworth says that he is "quietly and optimistically waiting for an answer" after news broke that Rome may establish a personal prelature for the group. The Age says the reunion would

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Four new Catholic primary schools are opening in Melbourne as tens of thousands of students return from holidays for the start of the 2009 school year. The new schools are: Mother Teresa Primary School, Craigieburn; St Joseph Primary School, Mernda;

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Indian police have charged ten men with the gang rape of Catholic Sister Meena during weeks of anti-Christian violence in the state of Orissa last year. The violence between Hindus and Christians in Orissa state followed the killing of a Hindu religious

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Pope Benedict XVI is a great believer in the fait accompli. His lifting of the excommunications of the four bishops of the Society of St Pius X is effectively irrevocable. Catholics and non-Catholics who disapprove of the Pope's decision may protest as

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Revolutionary Road can candidly be described as a "downer." There really is no trace of redemption and this will probably mean that many viewers leave the cinema with a mild case of depression. They are continually in search of happiness and

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That the Brisbane Archdiocese's website for its 2009 Lenten Program is primarily about focusing on sales of its resources should not daunt people from visiting this site and appreciating its stylish "grace". The Brisbane Lenten program is

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Preeminent Sydney educator, author and Catholic media contributor, Barry Dwyer has died. Barry, who had just turned 70, on December 18, was a teacher, lecturer, administrator, author and commentator for over 50 years and was still working as a Research

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Stephanie Wood and David Prior spent their Christmas and New Year touching the lives of children in need. The two young adults from Melbourne were volunteering in Salesians of Don Bosco homes in Bangsak and Chiang Mai, Thailand, as part of the order's

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Bunbury diocese has submitted plans to the City of Bunbury for the rebuilding of its iconic cathedral and historic Parish House. The plans include detailed working drawings and specifications to rebuild the iconic Cathedral and restore the historic

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In an historic move, the Anglican diocese of Newcastle and the Catholic diocese of Maitland-Newcastle are embarking upon a joint approach to the management of professional standards in the Hunter Valley. Mr Michael Elliott will begin with the Anglican

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An Italian clinic that had offered to help end the life of Eluana Englaro, who is said to be in an irreversible coma, in accordance with a landmark "right to die" court ruling has withdrawn. ANSA reports the publicly assisted clinic in the

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Google has negotiated a deal with the Vatican Television Centre and Vatican Radio to create a channel for the Holy See on YouTube. The Vatican will soon have its own channel on the video sharing site YouTube where the Catholic faithful or the curious

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Calling for an "end to the tragedy" in Gaza, Pope Benedict has condemned the "unheard of violence" that has killed hundreds of "innocent victims". Speaking at his weekly Sunday noon prayer, the pope also asked his listeners in St Peter's Square and around

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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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