Despite flood waters that inundated its site in Emerald, Queensland, Centacare in the Catholic Diocese of Rockhampton said its support services to the community continues, it announced in a media release. On January 1 the flood water levels at

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Image from the Catholic Voice --- CatholicCare has purchased the Josephite convent at O'Connor in Canberra to use as transitional housing for refugee families assigned to it by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship, reports the Catholic

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The BBC report image of UK philanthropist Albert Gubay --- UK-based businessman Albert Gubay, who set up a £1b ($1.6b) fund for charity, has been awarded a Papal Knighthood by the Pope, the BBC reports. The Vatican has announced that the Kwik Save

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Screenshot from a video showing footage of unrest --- Church leaders are watching the unfolding political drama in Egypt with a mixture of hope for reform and concern over potential violence, said the head of the Franciscan Custody of the Holy Land,

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Caritas Corea International, the Korean bishops' first and newly established official foreign relief agency, says it will begin sending aid to North Korea from April, reports ucanews.com. "We aim to send some US$1 million ($1 million) in aid to help

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The Australian Catholic Students Association (ACSA) is a national organisation of Catholic students from tertiary institutions, seminaries and houses of Priestly formation, secondary schools and graduates of tertiary institutions within Australia. ACSA

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All 49 men from the Missionaries of God's Love gathered in Canberra at the end of last year for a week-long convocation. The MGL began within the Disciples of Jesus covenant community in Canberra in 1986, under the guidance of Fr Ken Barker. It has now

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The international Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) has released its 2010 detailed report on the attacks on religious freedom encountered by various religious minorities throughout the world. Since the last report was released in 2008 the

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Joseph Campbell was a scholar, teacher and thinker who achieved enormous popularity addressing the disenchantment of modern life with a message of renewal and hope. His message had great influence. Today when you hear someone say “I’m spiritual

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Father Maurizio Pettená CS --- Pope Benedict has appointed the director of the Australian Catholic Migrant and Refugee Office, Father Maurizio Pettená CS, as a consultor to the Pontifical Council for Migrants and Refugees, said reports in

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Dr Dan White, Executive Director of Sydney's Catholic Schools --- The recently released Productivity Commission Report on government funding of schools has again exposed the inaccuracy of the claims that public schools receive less funding than

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Screenshot from Rome Reports video New challenges face religious life on YouTube --- The number of religious in the world has dropped over the past year, said Rome Reports. There are now 793,709 religious across the globe, according to newly published

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The Pope Benedict XVI Medical Library at the Notre Dame University Sydney campus --- Notre Dame University is pitching to be become a public university - which could see the institution lose its right to have full-fee places but allow it to compete openly

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Bishop Greg O'Kelly --- Bishop Greg O'Kelly, Chairman of the Bishops' Commission for Catholic Education, has marked the start of the new school year with a tribute to the work of teachers, particularly those who work in Catholic schools, said a media

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Pope John Paul II --- Around 15,000 beds in religious communities across Rome were booked up within a day of the announcement of Pope John Paul II's beatification, and the city is bracing for the impact of a million pilgrims expected to converge for

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Benedict XVI has travelled to various monasteries, and plans to visit the Carthusian monastery of Serra San Bruno in October, reaffirming the value of this vocation to silent contemplation. ZENIT spoke with Fabio Tassone, director of the

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The NSW Opposition has backed down from a promise to scrap ethics classes from the state's public schools if it is elected, unwilling to legislate to remove them - after the sitting government and the Greens enshrined the legal right to the classes, reports

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The King's School Parramatta, ca. 1890, from Wikipedia --- The Church and Parramatta Council in Sydney's west are discussing a deal to share the Old Kings School site under church ownership, despite a fight to keep it in public hands, reports the

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Image from 'Confession: A Roman Catholic App', on itunes.apple.com --- The Developers of the new "Confession: A Roman Catholic App" for Apple's iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch think their product helps people respond to the Pope's call to both proclaim the

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Province Express image of Fr Aloysious Mowe with Jesuit Refugee Service's Associate Director, Dr Maryanne Loughry --- Malaysian Jesuit Father Aloysius Mowe has taken over as the new director of Jesuit Refugee Service Australia from Father Sacha

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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

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Live streamed from Our Lady of the Rosary Cathedral, Waitara

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