Screenshot from The Courier-Mail --- The Archdiocese of Brisbane's new Apostolic Administrator, Bishop Geoffrey Jarrett, expects to be in the position for several months until a new archbishop is appointed, reports the Courier-Mail. "There is no fixed

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Image from the Independent Catholic News report --- The Chancellor of Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences has called for greater care for the environment, the development of sustainable and a more just economic system, and said a Robin Hood tax made

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Screenshot from a Benetton 'Unhate' campaign video on YouTube --- The Vatican has blasted as "completely unacceptable" a new advertisement by the Italian clothing giant Benetton, which shows Pope Benedict XVI kissing an Egyptian imam as part of a new

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Screenshot from the Catholic Herald --- An Anglican ordinariate in the United States will be canonically erected on January 1, report the Catholic News Agency and the Catholic News Service. "I remain convinced this ordinariate will be a true

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An emergency feeding program has been operating at the Dadim Primary Health Care Clinic in the famine-declared area of Ethiopia since September in response to Franciscan Sister Maureen Elliott’s appeal for help, reports the Catholic Mission on its

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While it is hard to identify a coherent program in the 'Occupy Wall Street' ir protests, it is clear that they have touched a nerve in Western society in regard to how the socio-economic system functions in the aftermath of the great financial crisis of

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This year has been a bountiful year for Australian films, but the most exciting and original is Jonathan Teplitzsky’s Burning Man, a searing film about a grieving man being incinerated by grief before rising like a phoenix from the ashes. Burning Man

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American Catholic commentator and biographer of Pope John Paul II, George Weigel, is currently touring Australia. An audio file is available of his interview on the Sunday Night program with John

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The ACT Legislative Assembly has passed a motion calling on the Commonwealth to amend the laws to allow same-sex marriage, reports the ABC. The Greens motion says the Legislative Assembly supports marriage equality, and calls for changes to the federal

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Father Kevin Dillon --- The parish priest of St Mary of the Angels in Geelong, Victoria has criticised a move allowing local football to be played on Good Friday for the first time next year, reports the Geelong Advertiser. The Football Geelong

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Screenshot from the AdelaideNow report --- Voodoo practitioners are preparing to greet the Pope when he begins his second visit to Africa today, said an AFP report on the AdelaideNow website. Pope Benedict XVI makes his second visit to Africa as pontiff

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Screenshot from the report on BBC --- Church leaders in Kerala, India have expressed shock and outrage over the killing yesterday of tribal rights campaigner Sister Valsa John in the remote east Indian state of Jharkhand, reports ucanews.com. The

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Screenshot from the Catholic News Agency --- Pope Benedict has praised the example of Father Carl Lampert, an Austrian priest who was killed by the Nazis in 1944 and beatified in his native country, reports the Catholic News Agency. "In the dark time of

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Screenshot from the Telegraph.co.uk --- The Holy See said it will take legal action against the clothing company Benetton over an advertisement featuring Pope Benedict XVI kissing a Muslim imam, said a report on the Telegraph.co.uk. The Vatican wants the

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Rick McCosker is the first to admit that “it doesn’t take long to become a ‘has been’, in sport". Fortunately the former Test cricket batsman has no need for public approbation, writes Tracey Edstein in Aurora. He’s far too

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In two weeks Pope Benedict XVI will make his second visit to Africa, spending three days in the West African nation of Benin. No one from the Vatican has asked me for advice on the trip, but I’m going to offer some here anyway, writes John Allen in

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The Russians have Chekhov’s Three Sisters and Dostoyevski’s The Idiot, classic characters who reveal self-centredness (the sisters) and ingenuous goodness that can be taken advantage of (the idiot). It is a bit of a stretch from Russian drama and

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Jubilee Debt Campaign is demanding an end to the scandal of poor countries paying money to the rich world. It is calling for 100% cancellation of unpayable and unjust poor country debts. The website has full details of its stance, policies and

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Screenshot from The Advertiser report --- The Traditional Anglican Communion's Archbishop John Hepworth has denied a report that he was considering dropping his claim of rape against the Catholic Church, saying there has been no change in the standoff

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Screenshot from the ABC report --- The Church has confirmed Father Bob Maguire's tenure at Saint Peter and Paul's parish in South Melbourne will end next year, reports the ABC. The archdiocese was putting pressure on the 77-year-old to step down because

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From Parish of Our Lady of The Way, North Sydney & Lavender Bay. 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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