Dr Rosamund Thomas, image from the Independent Catholic News report --- A network of Christian financial advisers and related professionals in the UK has called for ethical reform of the financial system to restore honesty, integrity and fairness, reports

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Ferdinand Ntahonziye thanking one of his many benefactors Bruce Hendry, Allied Pickfords national operations manager. --- An Adelaide altar server will be reunited with his mother after 17 years apart when he returns to Africa next month to help educate

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The closure of the Irish embassy to the Holy See in Rome is a major setback for the Vatican. The decision by Ireland's government brings to life a number of Vatican nightmares, writes Massimo Franco in the Guardian. First of all, it was made for "economic

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Film review - Jucy

07-Nov-2011

This is a Brisbane comedy which will resonate there – and, hopefully, all round Australia. The title is a combination of the names of the two leads, Jackie and Lucy.  This film owes a great deal to the combination of talent seen with,

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The Brigidine Sisters have just announced the launch of a new Public Juridic Person Kildare Ministries by the Vatican, that will eventually take responsibility for the educational services and community works they currently sponsor. The website has details

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The Labor Left will take on the Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, over gay marriage by pushing the party to adopt a policy of outright support rather than a conscience vote, reports the Sydney Morning Herald. Firing the first salvo ahead of the ALP national

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Image representing a foetus, on Flickr --- Citizens in the US state of Mississippi are to vote on a proposal that would define life as beginning ''from the moment of conception'', reports the Sydney Morning Herald. The move could set the state

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Screenshot from the Catholic Online report --- A smirking horned devil exists in the frescoed clouds of a Giotto work in the famed Basilica of St Francis in Assisi, an Italian art historian said, according to a Catholic Online report and an AP report in

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Screenshot from ucanews.com --- Priests in Seoul have begun a hunger strike in protest at their nation's 'greed' which is threatening the environment, peace and economy, reports ucanews.com. Members of the Catholic Priests' Association for Justice (CPAJ)

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'Cells Texture', on Flickr and www.zooboing.com --- The Vatican has entered into a partnership with a small US biotech company to promote using adult stem cells for treating disease, rather than focusing research on embryonic stem cells, said an AP report

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'Cross', on Flickr --- The High Court in London has ruled that the Catholic Church can be held liable for the wrongdoings of a priest, which could make it easier for abuse victims to bring claims against the Church, said a report on news.com.au. The

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A Catholic social justice group's campaign over six years to help a wrongly-detained overseas student has been brought to a possible conclusion by the Australian Human Rights Commission, reports the Catholic Weekly. In a lengthy judgment, Human Rights

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Screenshot from The West Australian --- A funeral tomorrow for child molester and former Aboriginal leader Robert Bropho at the site where one of his victims hanged herself has had to be moved after the State Government withdrew approval, reports the West

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Screenshot from the Catholic Herald --- A report commissioned by St Benedict's Catholic Independent School in Ealing, west London, has concluded that monks from the neighbouring Ealing Abbey should no longer be involved in the running of the school,

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Abortion opponents in the US are still pursuing life-at-fertilisation ballot initiatives in six other states even though voters in Mississippi rejected the measure, said an AP report on US ABC News. Abortion rights supporters praised the vote, saying the

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Screenshot from the Herald Sun --- Spiritual Bolivians have upset church ministers by taking human skulls of dead strangers from cemeteries to celebrate an annual pagan cult, said a Daily Mail report in the Herald Sun. Residents in the country's capital,

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Screenshot from ucanews.com --- Many Catholic institutions in areas hit by the flood crisis in Thailand have ceased activities and evacuated their residents, but some are also doing what they can to help badly-affected people, reports ucanews.com. Floods

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First contact: Missionaries of the Poor Brother Rogelio Funtanares, Father Kulandairaj Ambrose and Brother Jose Deleon visited Queensland in October --- Three pioneering missionaries from the Philippines have become the first members of their religious

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In announcing a “Year of Faith”, to start at the fiftieth anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council in October 1962, Pope Benedict has again defined his pontificate as being about proclamation and discovery, writes The Tablet in an

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For more than nine centuries, Trappist monks and nuns have witnessed to the gospel of Jesus Christ through a cloistered, communal life wholly ordered to contemplation. The Trappists have developed creative online resources. Here is a video interview

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Mass on Demand

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