Senator Nick Xenophon --- A priest accused by Senator Nick Xenophon in parliament of raping another priest has denied the allegations and said he may seek to make a statement in the Senate to clear his name, reports The Australian. "I am aware of

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Monsignor David Cappo --- Monsignor David Cappo said Prime Minister Julia Gillard picked him to lead national mental health reform because she recognised the issue had the potential to be a vote-changer, reports The Australian. In an interview with The

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Malnourished children, weakened by hunger. Image by Cate Turton / Department for International Development, UK --- Aid groups are appealing for more money to help more than 12 million people affected by drought and famine in the Horn of Africa, in a

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Bishop Christopher Prowse --- Australia needs moral and ethical parameters articulated immediately, which will help in dealing with the issue of migrants and refugees, said Bishop of Sale, Bishop Christopher Prowse, reports The Catholic Weekly. Bishop

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SSPX Bishop Bernard Fellay --- The traditionalist Society of St Pius X could be offered the status of a personal prelature within the Church if it agrees to some core Church teachings outlined at a meeting in Rome yesterday, reports the Catholic News

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Image of a mural depicting Father Edward Daly waving a white handkerchief while trying to escort the mortally wounded on Ireland's Bloody Sunday in 1972, from Wikipedia --- The retired Bishop of Derry in Ireland - who led the diocese for 19 years during

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Sexual offenders among clergy and church workers have often used their privileged status to act as though they were above the law, and to ignore general standards of what is just and fair. Senator Nick Xenophon has acted in a way that is, ironically, all too

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The Family of the Franciscans of the Immaculate, Friars, Sisters, Poor Clares, and the Third Order members known as the MIM (the Mission of the Immaculate Mediatrix), was founded by two Italian priests: Fr. Stefano Maria Manelli and Fr. Gabriele Maria

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In just six years, Benedict XVI has shaped the Church through his appointments of key clergy to high office in Rome. The Slavic slant of his Polish predecessor has gone although, as this Tablet analysis reveals, Benedict has not replaced it with a German

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Monsignor David Cappo --- Adelaide Archdiocese Vicar General Monsignor David Cappo has resigned as chairman of the new commission overseeing mental health services, reports the Sydney Morning Herald. Monsignor Cappo made the announcement Thurday. He

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Senator Nick Xenophon --- Independent senator Nick Xenophon has accused the head of the Archdiocese of Adelaide of double standards, reports The Australian. He made the claim for the Archbishop Philip Wilson refusing to stand down a priest accused of sex

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Screenshot from the Sydney Morning Herald --- A video installation examining Islamic faith and prayer has won this year's Blake Prize for religious art, reports The West Australian. Sydney artist Khaled Sabsabi won the $20,000 prize with a three-channel

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A priest from Mount Isa in Queensland expressed support for civil unions for homosexual couples - but said marriage, in the eyes of the church, would remain solely for heterosexual couples, reports The North West Star. Good Shepherd Catholic Parish

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Antonio Spadaro, S.J. --- A writer and expert on literature, Jesuit Antonio Spadaro, 45, has been appointed the new director of La Civiltà Cattolica, the magazine of the Rome Jesuits, said an article on chiesa.espresso.repubblica.it. Fr Spadaro

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Image from a report on the Vatican Insider --- Visitors and pilgrims can now take a ride on an eco-friendly methane-fueled minibus through the Vatican Gardens, Catholic News Service reports. The rides will, however, not be offered in the late afternoon

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As Chief Joseph Pfeifer of the New York City Fire Department sees it, the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, provides a transformative opportunity for the world community to pause and think about the tragedy’s

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Rupert Murdoch may well outlive Steve Jobs, who last week announced his resignation from his role as CEO of Apple due to declining health. But Murdoch won't outlast the impact Jobs has had on the media and the communications industry, writes Mick Kelly

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The 6th national econference of Following Jesus - Matthew, takes place tomorrow from 10.30am - 2.50pm. The popular eConferences are a fantastic opportunity for faith formation and also provide an ideal opportunity for interaction with local

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Two Brothers from the Taize community in France are visiting Vic, ACT, NSW and QLD this week. They will hold services aimed at the 18-35 age group. http://www.taize.fr/en_article7190.html

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Archbishop Philip Wilson --- The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference is calling upon politicians to rethink tough crime campaigns that are causing needlessly high rates of incarceration, reports AdelaideNow from the Advertiser. The bishops have

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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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