Parents provide the majority of the resources of independent schools in Australia, according to a new report by the Australian Catholic University, the ACU said in a statement. The research, by the university's Public Policy Institute (PPI), also

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'Despair', on Flickr --  A Queensland court has found a schoolboy who was charged with murdering another student at a Brisbane Catholic school in February 2010 was mentally ill at the time of the offence, reports the ABC. The teenager, who cannot be

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There is a "digital Bible explosion", according to Publishers Weekly, after it found that Bible Apps are more frequently downloaded than the popular game Angry Birds, said a report on eternity.biz. The New Yorker also reports that, "numerous

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A holistic education of children and young people must include religious education, according to the wishes of parents, Pope Benedict said, according to a Catholic News Service report on NCR. The pontiff told Brazil's new ambassador to the Vatican that the

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St. Paul's Cathedral, on Flickr --- The dean of St Paul's Cathedral in London has resigned due to criticism he faced over moves to evict protesters inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement, said an AFP report in the Sydney Morning Herald. Graeme

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Filipinos who cannot make the traditional All-Saints' Day visits to cemeteries will be able to offer their prayers for the dead through a website set up by the country's Catholic bishops, said an AFP report on the ninemsn news site. The website

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For more than 200 years, Andover Newton Theological School has trained future US pastors to have expertise in biblical studies, pastoral care and preaching. But in today's world, the nation's oldest school of theology has decided that's no longer enough, and

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Lately, I’ve been considering teaching my son Matthew about the saints. At the big-boy age of five, he’s surely old enough to become captivated by their stories. But then I realized that when you talk about the lives of the saints, you also have

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Paranormal Activity 3 isn’t a film for everyone, particularly if horror isn’t your genre and you’ve stayed well clear of the first two. But if you do wander into a screening of this riveting prequel sometime soon, then "Be afraid – be

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The Green Pilgrimage Network has a vision of pilgrims on all continents and the pilgrim cities that receive them, leaving a positive footprint on the Earth. http://www.arcworld.org/projects.asp?projectID=521

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British Prime Minister David Cameron --- British Prime Minister David Cameron says British overseas aid decisions should take into account persecution against Christians, said a report in the Scottish Catholic Observer. David Cameron told the BBC on

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The Greens will introduce a Senate motion today calling for the national history curriculum to be revised to include more content on indigenous Australians and the Stolen Generation, reports the Australian. The Independent Education Union, which represents

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'Bethlehem Church of the Nativity', on Flickr --- Religious sites including the Church of Nativity in Bethlehem and Joseph's Tomb in Nablus will be among the first to be pushed forward for world heritage status since Palestine has been granted membership

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A new study by Australian Catholic University researchers will investigate whether sterile water injections can decrease caesarean section rates and improve outcomes for women and their babies, said a report on Nursing Careers Allied Health. The technique,

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Screenshot from usccb.org --- US Cardinal Donald Wuerl's assertion that invitations to meet with Sister Elizabeth Johnson about her book went unanswered are "demonstrably and blatantly false", she said in a message to the cardinal, reports NCR

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Cardinal Kurt Koch --- The Vatican's chief liaison to the world's Jews has left some Christian and Jewish interfaith officials angry and distressed, with his remark that many Jews approve the potential canonisation of Holocaust-era Pope Pius XII, reports

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A group of quiet men have influenced all of the major anti-abortion legislation over the past several years, writes Laura Bassett on Huffington Post. The US Conference of Catholic Bishops may be quiet, yet they are among the most powerful lobbies on

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We have our deacons and our religious directors, our priests and bishops and our cardinals … and our pope. We have confession, the Eucharist, penance, indulgences, litanies and prayers repetitively prayed to Christ’s mother. Yet, what of Christ?

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As science untangles the mysteries of the universe, is the magic going too? Are we becoming disenchanted, and do we stand to lose our sense of awe and wonder? Encounter puts the questions to international thinkers on science and faith. A Sense of Awe:

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The Australian Ambassador to the Holy See, Tim Fischer, says the Vatican Railway has experienced a resurgence. The ABC has an audio file of an interview with him on one of his favourite

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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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