A homosexual activist group plan to throw ashes at Pope Benedict during his visit to the United States next month. Catholic Online reports the Rainbow Sash Movement protest is in response to the Pope's to homosexual behaviour. The group says that

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Everything a web presence for an active Catholic organisation aspires to be, is contained in this website for St John of God Health Care. Its tradition, mission, Catholic values and its current programs and future plans are well articulated and easily

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The Irish Catholic bishops have called for an end to sports matches and training on Sunday mornings in a bid to make the Sabbath sacred again. The Independent reports the Bishops were concerned that religious worship was being neglected, because young

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To recognise the consequences of wrongdoing in which I have been involved as actor or as beneficiary is only a first step. We are also called to answer to the people whom these actions have hurt. That means first seeing them as human beings like myself,

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Abducted Iraqi Archbishop Faraj Rahho has been found dead. Asia News reports the kidnappers of the Chaldean Catholic Archbishop of Mosul gave word of his death and told mediators where they could recover his body. Bishop Rabban of Arbil said it was a

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  The Episcopal Conference of England and Wales has dismissed reports that a new list of seven deadly sins has been approved by the Vatican. Zenit reports the conference released a statement clarifying an interview published by L'Osservatore

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When I reflect on my life and the lives of others I know, one thing that really worries me is that too many people lack hope. There are probably a million reasons for this, but to lack hope is to give up on life. Hope is not glib or simplistic. It is not

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The Diocese of Wollongong has launched a new look, full colour magazine, entitled Journey. Journey - which takes over from Diocesan News - contains news and information from around the Diocese of Wollongong which stretches from Helensburgh down to

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There is a computer program called Photoshop that publishers use to improve their photographs. They can brush out inconvenient truths with it and make a scene gentler and softer. We have done something similar with Jesus. We have been

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The St Vincent de Paul Society has raised concerns about the "crippling impact" of mounting pressures on Australian families. The Catholic Weekly reports Vinnies State President Barbara Ryan (pictured) said it was "astounding so many

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Australian Catholic author and co-founder of Choicez Media, Karen Doyle has released a new book entitled The Genius of Womanhood. Based on Pope John Paul II’s work on ‘the feminine genius’ the publication represents an attractive and

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Catholic Mission will launch a new interactive website next month. On April 7 Catholic Mission will launch its interactive project map on its website showing some of the projects that they contribute to in 160 countries around the world. Catholic

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Marist College Ashgrove is a Brisbane Catholic boys college and a highly regarded institution in education circles in Queensland and beyond. Once known primarily for its sporting prowess, in recent decades it has also focused heavily on cultural pursuits

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A Polish priest and one time associate of Archbishop Karol Wojtyla has been named the winner of the world's largest annual monetary award - the Templeton Prize. Catholic News Service reports Fr Michal Heller, 72 has won $1.77 million. The award is

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In the case of the Islamic, Jewish and Christian faiths it is clear that the measure of what constitutes a just and well society is found in the care that is given to the widow, the orphan and the stranger. The work of development is not just a question of

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The challenge is for the Church to be a community that confesses its own brokenness and reaches out to minister a healing reconciliation between the races, between the young and the old, between liberal and conservative, gay and straight, lesbian, bisexual

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The Catholic Diocese of Lismore has experienced a tough past 12 months, with the tragic deaths of much loved clergy and the force of wild weather impacting on Church property. But the strength of faith of this diocese shines through with this website.

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A visit to the sacred mountain of St Patrick in County Mayo is the feature of this program in search of the spirit of the patron saint of the Emerald Isle and perhaps a saint celebrated by more Australians than any other. Awash in everything green! ABC TV,

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Iraq's Chaldean Catholic Archbishop of Mosul has been kidnapped by armed men - the gunmen killing two of his bodyguards and his driver. Local police have stepped up the hunt to find the gunmen after the shootout in Mosul's eastern Nur district on

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Gender-neutral phrases used in the Liturgy have been ruled as invalid by the Vatican saying anyone baptised using any other term other than "Our Father" will have to be re-baptised. The Age reports the Congregation of the Doctrine of the

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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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