Archbishop Mark Coleridge --- The Archbishop of Canberra and Goulburn has put parishioners on notice that some Masses will be cancelled unless more people attend, reports The Canberra Times. Archbishop Mark Coleridge also believes Canberra has about

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Image of a stem cell, from Wikipedia --- The Archbishop of Sydney, Cardinal George Pell, has announced the Archdiocese of Sydney's fifth grant of $100,000 to support adult stem cell research, reports according to a media release. The grant has been

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Sydney's Strathfield Council is calling on the state government to intervene in the Australian Catholic University's proposal to expand its Strathfield Campus, reports the Inner West Courier. Last Wednesday the council lodged a submission against the concept

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Screenshot from the Vatican Insider --- Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi has expressed his "deepest condolences" for the deaths of the teacher and three children killed in a bomb attack on a Jewish school in the French city of Toulouse, reports

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At least 10 teenage boys or young men under the age of 21 were surgically castrated "to get rid of homosexuality" while in the care of the Church in the Netherlands in the 1950s, reports the Telegraph.co.uk. Evidence of the castrations has emerged amid

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Independent and Catholic schools in Victoria have called on the Federal Government to release funding data so they can calculate the impact of proposed changes on families, reports The Age. Catholic Education executive director Stephen Elder said there would

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St Peter's Square in the Vatican, on Flickr --- The Vatican has expressed its "dismay and betrayal" at the "sinful and criminal acts" by Catholic clergy guilty of child abuse across Ireland, reports the BBC. In a report published on Tuesday, it called

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Campbell Newman --- The Liberal National Party's first 100-day plan for Queensland office does not include a mention of repealing civil unions, despite its leader's declaration last week they would "immediately" look into the changes, reports The

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Archbishop-elect Timothy John Costelloe --- Perth's Archbishop Barry Hickey will hand over leadership of the archdiocese to Archbishop-designate Timothy Costelloe SDB during a Solemn Mass and Reception in the city's St Mary's Cathedral at 6.30pm today,

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Screenshot from a commentary on nationalpost.com, about the Freedom From Religion Foundation ad that was run in the New York Times. --- The New York Times is being accused of practising a double standard when it comes to questioning religion, after

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Screenshot from www.damasdeblanco.org --- The leader of Cuba's Women in White protest group says recent harassment by state police will not deter them from their peaceful defense of human rights and from attending the Masses Pope Benedict will celebrate

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The Vatican Bank had had one of its accounts closed by JP Morgan bank after stonewalling requests for information - less than two weeks after the US State Department listed the Vatican as being vulnerable to money laundering, said a report by the

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Cardinal Sean Brady --- Ireland's Cardinal Sean Brady has welcomed the findings of the Apostolic Visitation in Ireland, saying it could help in the "on-going spiritual and moral renewal of the Church" in the country, reports the Independent Catholic

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Bob Carr --- The Catholic Justice and Peace Commission (CJPC) has called on the new Foreign Affairs Minister Bob Carr to change the direction of Australia's approach to conflict in the Indonesian provinces of West Papua, reports The Catholic Leader. The

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Bishop Terry Brady, screenshot from The Catholic Weekly --- Bishop Terry Brady, auxiliary bishop of Sydney, has called on Irish Australians to lead the welcome for asylum seekers in Australia, reports The Catholic Weekly. In his St Patrick's Day Mass

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Archbishop Timothy Costelloe --- The recently rebuilt St Mary's Cathedral in Perth was filled to overflowing last night for the installation of Archbishop Timothy Costelloe, reports The West Australian. He told the congregation, which included civic and

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The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, with the approval of Pope Benedict, has declared the position of the Society of St Pius X as "insufficient" on certain basic doctrinal principles and criteria for interpreting church teaching, reports the

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A new report says that 85 percent of hate crimes committed in Europe during 2011 were aimed at Christians, reports the Catholic News Agency. The report, from the Austria-based Observatory on Intolerance and Discrimination Against Christians in Europe,

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CathNews wishes to apologise to subscribers over the very late, or non-arrival, of yesterday's newsletter. The delay was due to technical difficulties in getting it sent to the electronic delivery house. Please note that in the event of late newsletter

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Immigration Minister Chris Bowen --- The Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, Chris Bowen, is taking part in Caritas Australia's Project Compassion campaign in a personal bid to help end global poverty, Caritas said in a statement. Mr Bowen has

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From Parish of Our Lady of The Way, North Sydney & Lavender Bay. 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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