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Philippine Archbishop Oscar Cruz joined the chorus of growing public dissent over the Arroyo government's alleged corruption by calling the "national leadership beyond redemption" and urging the cabinet to resign. AAP reports Archbishop Cruz

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Sydney parish priests have been asked to reschedule morning Masses on the last day of World Youth Day so faithful can attend the final Mass which will be celebrated by the Pope. Archbishop of Sydney, Cardinal George Pell, Bishop of Parramatta

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wilson in vatican

Australian Catholic Bishops Conference President, Archbishop Philip Wilson has recently returned from Rome where he met with a range of Vatican officials. Archbishop Wilson, who was accompanied by ACBC General-Secretary, Fr Brian Lucas, had 39 meetings

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franc rode

Priests are becoming less obedient and more worldly, a top Vatican Cardinal lamented, adding they are neglecting their duties under the pressures of secular values. Catholic News Agency and Catholic World News reports Prefect of Congregation for

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coffee

A meal and a drink in Croatia may not cost you anything except for maybe a few Hail Mary's after a parish opened up a "prayer café" in an effort to bring youths back to church. Catholic News Service reports Salesian Fr Damir Stojic

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praying

Too often people turn away from spiritual conversation. Their reasons are many. No time. Don't know how to pray. A child died. A love walked away forever. This forgetting that we share our lives with Jesus leads to heart-breaking loneliness. - Lasha

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When the true horror of Darfur became clear to the world many foreign oil companies opted to leave Sudan, pressured by activists and governments in North America and Europe. China's state-owned oil companies felt no such pressure and quickly stepped into

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sacre coeur

The association represents former students of Sacred Heart schools and colleges in Australia. Its website contains news and information on school reunions and other alumnae activities, in addition to an impressive section on spirituality. It also currently

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compass

Gone are the days when men brought home the bacon and were the unquestioned head of the household. Today the role of dad can be anything men choose to make it and in this episode an eclectic group of dads come together to bare their souls about all things

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majellan

After many years of hearing shaming words, we do not need a judgmental Dad or Mum to put us down. We can do it all on our own! We can come to believe that we are lacking, that we are not good enough. We can sit in harsh judgement on ourselves. When we get

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e timor

The opportunity is for East Timor's fractured political elite to come to the realisation that unless they seek to genuinely overcome their deep differences, they will commit East Timor to a bleak future as, at best a fragile and at worst a failed, state. -

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Madonna Magazine

18-Feb-2008
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Madonna magazine is well over 100 years old and still going strong. One of the stable of Australian Jesuit publications, Madonna pitches itself as a magazine of prayer and spirituality for today's Christian. The website features the daily Scripture readings

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nicole kidman

Rating: M Opens: February 21 Stars: Nicole Kidman Despite the many shades of emotions Kidman projects, I never felt anything for Margot. I didn't care when she was distressed or anxiously opening a bottle of white wine. Nor did I care what

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kosovo

The Vatican has called for "prudence and moderation" after the province of Kosovo declared independence on Sunday. The call comes amid fears of violence as the Serbian Orthodox Church has urged the UN to protect the Christian minority in the

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pagans

The Catholic Church has been blasted by Pagans who reject that the increase in exorcisms is due to people "dabbling" in paganism. The Courier Mail reports that one priest, who asked not be named, said he was carrying out at least one exorcism a

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wyd icons canberra

The World Youth Day Cross and Icon of our Lady paid an historic visit to the Parliament of Australia. The 3.8 metre high, 40 kilogram Cross and Icon were presented to Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and Archbishop of Sydney Cardinal George Pell, World

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Martins

New guidelines have been issued by the Vatican in an effort to impose tougher restrictions on the process of sainthood. Catholic News Agency reports the Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, Cardinal Jose Saraiva Martins presented the

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catholic HK

Hong Kong's Catholic priests are overworked and struggling to cope with the pressures of "the world's busiest diocese." The Standard reports Catholic Diocese of Hong Kong chancellor Lawrence Lee said a shortage of priests and the heavy

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school girls

Catholic Schools Week celebrations are set for both Victoria and New South Wales in the coming weeks. Catholic School's Week will be held this year in Victoria from 9 March to 16 with the theme of the event Living Witness inspired by World Youth Day.

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salesians

This is the website of the Province of Mary Help of Christians of the Salesian of Don Bosco. The order has priests and brothers engaged in works across the globe that aim to educate and evangelise young people. The local province covers Australia, Samoa and

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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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Daily Prayer

Daily Prayer

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

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