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The bustle of tourists fades behind the high wall, replaced by the burbling of a fountain as your guide, dapper Belgian publisher Paul Van den Heuvel, leads you into a hidden courtyard behind the papal residence. On a far wall are metal doors carved with

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Julia Gillard --- Edmund Rice Centre director Phil Glendenning told ABC Radio's AM this morning that he has high hopes that new prime minister Julia Gillard will adopt a more humanitarian approach to the treatment of

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Sr Clare Condon SGS --- Some 100 leaders of religious orders across the country with gather in Hobart next week for their National Assembly, which takes as its theme "Ecology and the following of Jesus". A statement from Catholic

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A former teacher and priest at Villanova Catholic College in Brisbane's south has pleaded guilty to the indecent treatment of a child. The 65 year old was charged with taking nude pictures of a 14 year-old student in 1977 and 1978, the Courier-Mail

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Especially in the wake of the sexual abuse crisis, many Catholics in Europe and the States have come to see the push for good government in the church, featuring greater accountability and transparency, in roughly the same way that Catholics in the

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The Madrid World Youth Day 2011 organising team has released this new video promo for the event which will take place from 16-21 August 2011.  That makes it less than 14 months away, or around 420 days - not long to organise a trip to

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The scene is Mainz, Germany, April 1964. Just a few months earlier, in December 1963, Vatican II had published its groundbreaking document on the liturgy. Sacrosanctum Concilium was rightly hailed as the distillation of the practical and theological genius

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This is the website of the Ukrainian Catholic Church in Australia, New Zealand and Oceania. While its Australian beginnings date only to the post-World War II immigration explosion, this Eastern Rite Catholic Church traces its origins over a thousand

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Pope Benedict XVI has condemned the "deplorable methods" used by Belgian police in raiding a bishops' conference, in their investigation of child sexual abuse allegations."I want to express... my closeness and solidarity in this moment of sadness, in which,

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Cardinal George Pell blessed two new sculptures of the Risen Christ and Mary Magdalene, by English sculptor Nigel Boonham, at St Mary's Cathedral in Sydney yesterday. The blessing took place following the unveiling of the statues at the 10:30am Solemn

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National Coordinator of the Australian Young Christian StudentsNational Coordinator Victoria Burrows has joined her peers in holidng130 private meetings with MPs and Senators, as part of a renewed callfor action against poverty and injustice.The campaign,

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Catholic Care and Centacare agencies across Sydney are establishing a consortium to deliver the Keeping Kids in Mind Project, which assists parents to co-operate after separation. Centacare Catholic Social Services (CCSS) - Diocese of Parramatta has

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Lebanese Maronite monk Estephan Nehmeh was beatified by the Vatican yesterday, while the beatification of Cardinal John Henry Newman has been confirmed for Birmingham during September's papal visit to to the UK. The beatification in Lebanon was carried

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A screenshot of Kitty Flanagan.com --- The Catholic League of Australia has said that jokes by comedian Kitty Flanagan on Channel 10's The 7pm Project, calling religion fiction and suggesting Catholics drink blood like vampires, "have caused

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An Audacious Aussie Dream tells the story of 80 years of the Family Care Sisters, more commonly known as the Grey Sisters, who were founded at Daylesford in Victoria on a stormy night in July 1930. Author Penny Edman, a Tasmanian-based journalist and

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Christine Whelan: Tell me a bit about The King’s Men: Why was it started? How many men are involved? What’s your mission statement and goal? Damian Wargo: The King’s Men was started in response to the crisis in masculinity.

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Film - Toy Story 3

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Over 15 years, Pixar, the revolutionary animation production house, has given us 11 feature films including A Bug's Life, Monsters Inc, Finding Nemo, Ratatouille and Up. These films have been as popular with adults as they are with

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Founded by Chiara Lubich, the Focolare movement now has a worldwide presence. Among its recent activities was an international conference on environmental sustainability and energy. Focolare has a wide-ranging ministry with a particular focus on

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Pope Benedict has announced a plan for a new pontifical council to address the "progressive secularisation" of historically Christian regions. The new Vatican dicastery will be the first created since the Pontifical Council for Health Pastoral Care was

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Catholic Mission's Jenny Collins-White and Dorothy Makasa with the ARRCC Award --- A Catholic Mission play that dramatises the challenges of climate change for ordinary people took the Highly Commended Award from the Australian Religious

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Mass on Demand

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From St Mary’s, North Sydney. 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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