Rockhampton Council has proposed rebating the Sscared Heart School at Yeppoon nearly $21,000 incurred through an undetected water leak, as a "community service obligation". The school had received bills totalling nearly $21,000, from 12,600

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A survey commissioned by the Pro-Life Campaign in Ireland shows that 70 percent of respondents support the constitutional protection for the unborn, including the prohibition of abortion. The survey, conducted by Millward Brown Lansdowne on a

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Russ George described himself as a man of vision. He certainly envisioned making money. The San Francisco promoter saw the profit of promising to remove carbon dioxide from the air, and selling that promise as carbon offsets to polluters, a plan he touted

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Its director is Australian, it was shot in Sydney, but to all intents and purposes Accidents Happen is an American movie. This curious hybrid wavers between black comedy and the sort of dissection of suburbia beloved of David Lynch. The pivotal figure is

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This is the Australian War Memorial website with details about the significance and history of Anzac Day, and where services will be held here and abroad. http://www.awm.gov.au/commemoration/anzac/  

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Catholic Health Australia has welcomed the terms of reference for an inquiry into aged care announced by the Federal Government, saying it has prioritised the three most important needs of future aged care. The Productivity Commission's public

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The Federal Attorney-General, Robert McClelland, has rejected a proposal, led by Catholic priest Father Frank Brennan, for a human rights charter because it was too politically divisive.The bill of rights had been recommended by a consultation

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Although nearly 300 allegations of sexual abuse have been substantiated by church investigations since 1996, only one Catholic priest has been defrocked for abuse in Melbourne in the past 14 years, out of nearly 300 allegations of abuse. Victorian

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France's Catholic church has launched a public campaign for more priests. "Just because there is a crisis doesn't mean we stop recruiting," said Father Bernard Podvin, spokesman for Roman Catholic bishops in France, in reference to the sex abuse cases

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Pope Benedict --- Pope Benedict has promised church action to confront the clerical abuse scandal, in remarks to his weekly public audience in St Peter's Square. The Pope told his weekly public audience that during his recent trip to

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Pope Benedict --- Former Munich Vicar-General Fr Gerhard Gruber claims he was pressured into taking responsibility for the transfer of a pedophile priest during the tenure of then Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, a German report says. Fr

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The Rudd government has baulked at the recommendation for an Australian human rights act that would allow judges to assess Commonwealth laws, policies and practices for human rights compliance, writes Frank Brennan. Attorney-General Robert McClelland told the

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CathNews will join the nation in honouring our Anzac heroes this weekend. We will be taking a break on Monday and back as usual on Tuesday, April 27.PHOTO CREDITAnzac Day April 2007 on Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

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Victorian Catholic schools are getting their Building the Education Revolution projects up and running much faster than their public counterparts. Nearly all of their projects are already underway. The key difference between the two systems in Victoria

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Australia will be judged by the way it treats refugees, says Bishop Christopher Saunders, Chairman of the Australian Catholic Social Justice Council. "There is a desperate need for leadership from both sides of politics on this issue. If our attitude

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The Archbishop of Westminster, Vincent Nichols, has issued an apology to the five million faithful in England and Wales, and to the victims of clerical sexual abuse. "What has happened in the Church in this country has been wrong, it has been a crime,

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The Australian Chamber Orchetsra's lead violin and conductor, Richard Tognetti, is taking the ACO on a national tour with guest voices Andrew Staples (tenor), Matthew Brook (bass), Sarah Macliver (soprano) and Fiona Campbell (mezzo soprano). They speak to

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When the Roman Empire ruled the world, and Jesus was radically changing it, what was life like for ordinary people? Scott Korb, a writer and professor at New York University, attempts to answer that question by rewinding 2,000 years and painting a picture of

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I was on a journey, a joyful journey full of interest, beauty, friendships and happiness. I knew I must be getting near the end, and was filled with gratitude for all that had been given to me on this journey that had been my life. At every stage along the

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An Australian brother from the St John of God Order convicted of sexual abuse in New Zealand is expected to be deported to Australia next year. Rodger William Moloney, who went to New Zealand in the 1970s to establish a school for boys in

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

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