Rupert Murdoch may well outlive Steve Jobs, who last week announced his resignation from his role as CEO of Apple due to declining health. But Murdoch won't outlast the impact Jobs has had on the media and the communications industry, writes Mick Kelly

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The 6th national econference of Following Jesus - Matthew, takes place tomorrow from 10.30am - 2.50pm. The popular eConferences are a fantastic opportunity for faith formation and also provide an ideal opportunity for interaction with local

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Two Brothers from the Taize community in France are visiting Vic, ACT, NSW and QLD this week. They will hold services aimed at the 18-35 age group. http://www.taize.fr/en_article7190.html

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Archbishop Philip Wilson --- The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference is calling upon politicians to rethink tough crime campaigns that are causing needlessly high rates of incarceration, reports AdelaideNow from the Advertiser. The bishops have

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In a 66-page letter, victims of abuse by clergy in Melbourne yesterday asked the Victorian government to investigate the church's handling of complaints, claiming it perverted the course of justice and bullied victims, reports the Age. Victims from the

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In a formal response to the Irish Government, the Vatican has rejected claims that it in any way hampered a clerical child abuse inquiry in the diocese of Cloyne, and said the accusation against it was unfounded, reports the Telegraph.co.uk. "In

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Police dropped investigation into a priest accused of molesting schoolchildren in Victoria because they considered him too old to bring to justice, according to ninemsn. The report said that a Herald Sun investigation found that detectives have chosen not to

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Archbishop Adrian Doyle --- Archbishop of Hobart, Adrian Doyle, is set to retire, 50 years after he was ordained a priest, reports the Mercury. Archbishop Doyle, who is now 74, has told the Vatican of his plan to retire next year and his resignation has

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Screenshot from www.erc.org.au --- The Edmund Rice Centre has been given a legal opinion which says any attempt to use Nauru or PNG for the processing of asylum seekers could be found invalid, the Centre said in a media release. The opinion on the

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As a former Catholic schoolgirl, it's slightly unnerving to be staying overnight at Mary MacKillop Place. Once inside my hostel-style room - formerly used as nun's quarters - I plunge straight back into high-school memories of nights spent on retreats in

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In a comment piece earlier this year I argued that Australia's cultural-left education establishment wanted to undermine and weaken non-government schools by denying them proper funding and by destroying their autonomy, writes Kevin Donnelly in ABC

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Anne Henderson will give a talk about Recognising Women of Faith tomorrow night at the upcoming St Thomas More forum in Canberra. Henderson is Deputy Director of The Sydney Institute and author of a biography of Sister Irene McCormack

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The provincial of the Salesians of Don Bosco in Australia and Pacific, Fr Frank Moloney SDB, has responded to the recent allegations made by the Age newspaper about a "cover-up" by the Salesians. The order's website features two letters he wrote to the

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The Archbishop of Melbourne Denis Hart has rejected claims of bullying of vulnerable victims, the perversion of justice and breaches of ethical professional practice, according to a statement. The statement is in response to a call by the Melbourne

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The Anglican Church in the ACT and New South Wales is about to get a shake-up, with a merger planned for the operations and finances of the the dioceses of Bathurst, Riverina and Canberra-Goulburn, reports the ABC. It is part of a proposal to ensure the

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Image of a church choir, on Flickr --- Thousands of Catholics across Britain "beat their breasts" in acts of penitence yesterday - with the usage of the new translation of the Missal, according to a Times report in the Australian. Breast-beating during

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Screenshot from the Parramatta Advertiser --- NSW Heritage Minister Robyn Parker says the Catholic Church will not be able to buy the whole of the old Kings School site in Parramatta, reports the Parramatta Advertiser. With 12 percent of the 8ha site

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Ireland's deputy prime minister, Eamon Gilmore --- Ireland's deputy prime minister has accused the Vatican of missing the point in its response to the country, saying the real issue was that the Catholic Church did not deal effectively with paedophile

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An image of the Sistine Hall in the Vatican Library, from Wikipedia --- A New York judge has dismissed a lawsuit against the Vatican concerning rights to reproduce images from treasures in the Vatican Library, said an Associated Press report in the

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For the Benedictines, "A monastery without a library is like a fortress without an arsenal". The collection behind the walls of the New Norcia library would bring any scholar to their knees in surrender, reports the West Australian. New Norcia is Australia's

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

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Live streamed from Our Lady of the Rosary Cathedral, Waitara

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