Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, the Vatican's Secretary of State and effectively the second most important official in the Catholic Church, takes a close look at economic globalisation and the social nature of markets in this book which  is notable for

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The GAFCON leaders claimed that what they regarded as their orthodox views have not been properly respected in the Anglican Communion. They therefore have had to act out in organisational dissent. To claim that at the global level and not to respect and

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This is the website of the Catholic League, the organisation which holds itself as the defender of Catholic civil rights in the United States. The League views that bias against the Catholic Church is deeply rooted in Amercian society and that

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Instead of Schoolies Week, Students from Melbourne's De La Salle College have switched to a new program known as "Coolies" in which they will travel to India to work as labourers with poor communities. Through Coolies, students are able to make

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An SBS television documentary featuring an Edmund Rice Centre exposé on the treatment of rejected asylum seekers has drawn a huge response, ERC director Phil Glendenning says. "Australians urgently need to encourage the Government to continue with

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Long before he became pope, then Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger predicted a crisis in the global financial system, Italian Finance Minister Giulio Tremonti says. "The prediction that an undisciplined economy would collapse by its own rules" can be found in an

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Polish archaeologists have identified the remains of 16th century astronomer and priest, Nicolas Copernicus, who created shockwaves with his theory that the Earth was not the centre of the Universe. Researchers believe they have identified the remains

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In her first public appearance since her ordeal, Orissa nun, Sr Meena, said she had been gang raped by forty men while police looked on. "State police failed to stop the crimes, failed to protect me from the attackers, they were friendly with the

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Israeli tech company ioimage has won a contract to supply the Vatican with smart cameras to be placed along a 60 kilometre perimeter around the city state. Herzliya based intelligent video appliances company ioimage has been selected to secure

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This Bond movie avoids the humour and whimsy of past 007 exploits, and substitutes fast action in their place. If anything moves, it is bound to soon explode, collapse or crash, and James Bond will be there in the middle of it. There are signs of more

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After launching earlier this week, the website for the Queensland branch of the Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans (ACRATH), takes its place as one of the most informative and fit for purpose sites in the Church in

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Change brings opportunity. The rise of consumer capitalism is no longer the unstoppable force which it appeared to be only a few months ago. The corruption of American influence, which has for so long troubled western democrats who still dare to

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Pope Pius XI in 1925 instituted the feast of Christ the King in answer to numerous requests from Cardinals, bishops and lay faithful at a time when Christ was being pushed more and more out of the lives of nations, families and individuals. The Pope

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Retired High Court Chief Justice Murray Gleeson has criticised human rights trends favouring individual liberty and self-expression over family and community values. Addressing a St Vincent de Paul Society function in honour of Australian Vinnies

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Pope Benedict has called for a new consensus on defining the moment of death and urged caution in removing organs for transplant from dying donors who might not actually yet be dead. Addressing a meeting of the Pontifical Academy for Life, Pope Benedict

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Saying "it is their choice", Federal Opposition leader Malcolm Turnbull told an Australian Christian Lobby conference that women had the right to end an unwanted pregnancy. Mr Turnbull was applauded when he talked about his Catholic faith and

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A church investigation into the handling of sexual misconduct allegations against Adelaide priest, Fr John Fleming will not be completed until next year. The inquiry begun in August by prominent lawyer Michael Abbott QC, has revealed that the diocese was

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Nottingham Bishop Malcolm McMahon, touted as a possible future archbishop of Westminster, says that with the influx of married Anglican clergy to the Catholic Church, it is unfair to maintain the rule against priests marrying. Bishop McMahon said there is

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Reaffirming his commitment to Catholic doctrine, Coonamble priest, Fr Peter Dresser, has apologised for having "unwittingly scandalised so many people" with the publication of a manuscript that he describes as "explorative" rather than

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Catholic Health Australia CEO Martin Laverty says aged care operators are under pressure because under existing regulations they can only charge around half of the actual cost of providing care.  ABC News reports that CHA has released a policy

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

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