Image from the report on the Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn website --- The Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn has announced the appointment of a new financial administrator, the first woman to hold the position. Archbishop Mark Coleridge said Ms

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Screenshot of the Good Weekend magazine cover --- Port Pirie Bishop Greg O'Kelly told Adelaide morning radio hosts Matt Abraham and David Bevan that leading Liberal politician Christopher Pyne was "very pleasant" as a schoolboy, The Australian

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Mohammed Sharaf Eldin and Ahmed Usama joined the Muslim Brotherhood as young men in the belief that the organization's vision of political Islam was the way forward for Egypt. But as they left their university years behind and settled into adulthood, they

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Every day, as I sit upstairs on the No 22 Bus, I pass Chelsea Town Hall and smile: I was married there, in 2004, in a brief but poignant ceremony. We had no priest, and took no religious vows, but I feel totally married. Do I regret that, as a Catholic

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This website developed by the Cardijn Community International offers an online collection of most speeches and writings by the late Cardijn Joseph Cardijn that are currently available in English. It also includes recent translations of the three speeches

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Gnomeo & Juliet is a very contemporary reworking of Shakespeare's tale of young lovers from the wrong tribes. The major difference this time around is that all the characters are garden gnomes. Gnomeo (James McAvoy) is a blue gnome, while Juliet (Emily

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A screenshot from the Archdiocese's Melbourne Response brochure ---  The Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne has overhauled its sexual abuse inquiry process, which will now require the Church's investigator to seek permission from police before he

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Former PM Kevin Rudd --- Former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has described his 2008 Apology to the Stolen Generations as like a "sacramental" sign. He was speaking to a national indigenous apology anniversary breakfast in Sydney on Friday, to mark Sunday's

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Screenshot from the Christian Brothers College Adelaide website --- The principal of Adelaide's Christian Brothers College has circulated a staff memo to aid in culturally sensitive situations when dealing with Muslim students, touching issues such as the

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Images of state Premier Kristina Keneally and Opposition Leader Barry O'Farrell from the Parliament of New South Wales website --- The Australian Christian Lobby welcomed commitments by NSW Premier Kristina Keneally and Opposition Leader Barry O'Farrell

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'Flag of Egypt all over Tahrir Square', by RamyRaoof on Flickr --- Two priests with strong ties to Egypt have said they fear young Egyptian Catholics will turn away from the Church because it did not back the protests that led to the resignation of

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The Saint Mary MacKillop Memorial Wall was yesterday officially opened at Sydney's Gore Hill Cemetery in Sydney, where she was originally buried, said a media release. The wall, which was erected as part of the ongoing commemoration of Mary MacKillop since

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A Catholic priest who converted to Islam has been speaking about his reasons for changing faith. Idris Tawfiq was a guest speaker at the University of Cambridge's annual Experience Islam Week, which aims to raise awareness and foster tolerance. Mr Tawfiq

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"I recently heard that the second priest to have ever dined in my parents' home had been implicated in sex abuse scandal. As a former child abuse prosecutor and now mother of four, it has been a particularly difficult question to answer why stay in light

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Fondacio is an international Christian community, a school of the Gospel, at the service of the world. It has a status of "private association of the faithful" and is listed in the Vatican directory under new communities and movements. Fondacio, now

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Dr Margaret Ghosn of the Broken Bay Institute will present a forthcoming course entitled "Sacred Journey - The 2011 WYD Pilgrimage" in preparation for this year's World Youth Day in Madrid. 1 July - 10 SeptemberSacred Journey - The World Youth Day

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Catholic parishes could be closed in western New South Wales as part of a review of the Wilcannia-Forbes diocese, as concerns are raised about the drop in the number of priests available for 22 parishes, reports the ABC. There are three vacant positions in

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The Jesuit theologian and commentator Father Andrew Hamilton has called for a "shift in the public imagination concerning asylum seekers". It would be "indecent in a time of grief" to speculate on what individual politicians might have meant what they said

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Screenshot from the Jesuit Social Services' new research report --- New research by Jesuit Social Services' shows that the number of young people in remand in Victoria is growing. The organisation called on the government for reform as well as support

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Screenshot of The Catholic Weekly report --- A portrait of St Mary of the Cross MacKillop is the feature work of several paintings by Sydney artist Paul Newton that are headed to Italy for the Domus Australia pilgrim centre, reports The Catholic

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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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