St Joseph's Catholic Primary School in NSW's South Murwillumbah will introduce tai chi, yoga and elements of martial arts in a program to educate "the whole child". The new Well Being Program will be introduced over the next few months,

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Australian federal MPs are increasingly invoking Christian beliefs to justify policies and articulate their values and visions for the nation, said a study. Prime Minister Kevin Rudd was the politician who most cited his Christianity in public

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Contraception, abortion and death. Many people think the Catholic Church is preoccupied with little else. Yet beyond that sometimes self inflicted stereotype there is hidden treasure - a centuries old tradition of radical, progressive action and insight

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Last Ride describes the troubled relationship between a father and son. It is all at once a road movie and a coming of age story in which murder, curiosity and struggling to survive are key. In what is essentially a two-hander, the ever excellent Hugo

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I am deeply shocked and profoundly embarrassed, even angered, by what I have read in the Executive Summary of the Ryan Report related to findings involving the Christian Brothers in Ireland. I know that I am not alone in this. I am aware also that there

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Founded over 50 years ago in North Queensland, for the conversion and salvation of the "churchless millions", the Confraternity of Christ the Priest is a missionary association of priests and brothers, diocesan associates, affiliates and youth

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Five and six year olds on a school playground cleanup at the St Peter Chanel Catholic School in Otaki, New Zealand, were made to pick up used condoms, leading to the resignation of Board members in protest. Four board members resigned and walked out

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University of NSW law professor George Williams and Australian Catholic University vice-chancellor Greg Craven are questioning the legality of a ban on school rankings in NSW. The Greens and the Coalition pushed the ban through the state parliament

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Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has promised two Josephite nuns that he would urge for the canonisation of Mary MacKillop when he meets the Pope next week. The Archdiocese of Sydney said Mr Rudd would raise the issue in a meeting with Pope Benedict XVI in

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Some 5,000 people gathered in an international e-conference to mark the end the the Pauline year, a landmark event for the Australian Church, according to the Broken Bay Diocese. The "online learning community" dedicated to be a source of

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A Vatican investigator has found enough evidence of a miracle in the survival of Kansas man Chase Kear that it intends to keep studying his survival, with an eye toward declaring it an official miracle towards the canonisation of Fr Emil Kapaun, Church

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Now instead of finding itself persecuted by Elizabethan spies, informers and hangmen, Catholicism finds itself under severe assault from the self-righteous, politically correct social engineers of Britain's political Left. Thankfully the same thing has

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A group of palaeontologists were offended, amused and disturbed during a tour of the Creation Museum in Kentucky in the US, which was intended as a tongue-in-cheek way to cap off a serious conference they had attended. "It's sort of a

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Roger Pryke changed thousands of people's lives. Chaplain to Catholic students at Sydney University for a decade before the second Vatican Council (1962-65), he was an early exponent of the major themes that make up the Vatican II event. A historian

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If your gut reaction to names like Hamas and Hezbollah is that they are essentially terrorist organisations and that their ideas are of no interest to any civilised person, this book is an attempt to redress the balance by putting forward a much more

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American Catholic is the online home of St Anthony Messenger, Catholic Update, Millennium Monthly, Scripture From Scratch and other Catholic features. It is a service of St Anthony Messenger Press and Franciscan Communications based in Ohio. The website

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UK's advertising watchdog banned an ice cream advertisement featuring a young nun and priest about to share a kiss, deeming it offensive and demeaning to those following a religious vocation. The print advertising campaign with the strapline "Kiss

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A Lismore woman hopes to ramp up her quest to reconcile former wartime enemies to a nationwide level, following an invitation to speak at an upcoming Peace Convergence in Rockhampton. Sabina Baltruweit said the talk is hoped to be a first step to

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Britain's Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams, Vincent Nichols, the Archbishop of Westminster, and Sir Jonathan Sacks, the country's Chief Rabbi want to put a stop to moves that could legalise euthanasia. They are concerned that a House of

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The Vatican has unveiled a restored Pauline Chapel that contains the last murals by Michelangelo, following five years shrouded under scaffolding, reports said. The chapel, which is primarily the Pope's private prayer space, will be blessed by Pope

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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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