Terra Sancta College

Terra Sancta College in Sydney's west will be renamed St John Paul II Catholic College despite opposition from some former students, The Daily Telegraph reports.

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Pope Francis in St Peters June 25

Christians are not made in a laboratory, but in a community called the Church, Pope Francis said at his Wednesday General Audience, Catholic News Service reports.

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A decision by the then-Bishop of Wollongong, Philip Wilson, to stand a NSW priest aside led to division between Vatican congregations, Yahoo 7 News reports.

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School chaplaincy program

Chaplains will continue to work in NSW public schools for at least six months without the regulation or oversight of the Federal Government, The Sydney Morning Herald reports.

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Pope and the economy

First, Rush Limbaugh and Glenn Beck labeled Pope Francis a Marxist. Now, The Economist is accusing him of following Vladimir Lenin, writes Josephine McKenna.

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Retreat

This retreat is an opportunity for those who are always 'giving,' to get away, unwind and relax amidst the beautiful surrounds of St Clement's Monastery, Galong on 29-31 August.

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Star Crossed Lovers

True love never runs smoothly - and especially not when you mix in youth, guns, adolescent machismo, and a background of Israeli-Palestinian tensions. Will it end, inevitably, in tears?

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St Joseph

Could Pope Francis visit China en route to South Korea in August, asks Francis X. Rocca at National Catholic Reporter.

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The Rover 2

David Michod won both acclaim and a raft of prizes for his urban underworld feature, Animal Kingdom. He's back, and this time he's gone bush, writes Callum Ryan.  

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Pius XII 2

The Boston Globe's John L. Allen proposes a radically counterintuitive solution to the problem Pope Pius XII poses to Vatican-Jewish relations.

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Cardinal Vincent Nichols

Sexual violence in warfare is a 'deep wound on the body of humanity', Cardinal Vincent Nichols has said, The Catholic Herald reports.

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Former Canberra Marist College headmaster Brother Terence Heinrich has denied he was involved in covering up abuse allegations during the 1980s, the ABC reports.

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Cardinal Pell

Cardinal George Pell is now at the Vatican as Prefect of the Secretariat for the Economy, but who will be his successor as Archbishop of Sydney is increasingly a topic of discussion, The Sunday Telegraph reports.

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La Vanguardia

Pope Francis has slammed Europe's youth unemployment rate as economic 'madness' in an interview with a Spanish newspaper, writes the ABC.

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Christmas Island Detention Centre

Western Australia's Catholic Education Office will provide education for child detainees at Christmas Island, Perth Now reports.

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Marists

The Australian Province of the Society of Mary is proudly a member of MAP (Marist Asia-Pacific) and its missionary presence in the Asia-Pacific region.

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Danny Casey

Cardinal George Pell has appointed Danny Casey, business manager of the Sydney archdiocese finances, to the Vatican Secretariat for the Economy, The Catholic Weekly reports.

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D-Day

Not everyone who went ashore on D-Day seven decades ago was armed, writes Yasmine Hafiz at The Huffington Post.

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Congregation for the Clergy

Pope Francis has appointed three new members of the Congregation for Clergy from Lithuania, Italy and Germany, NCR Online reports.

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Same sex relationships

The Danish parliament has legislated to allow homosexual couples to get married in any church they choose belonging to the state Lutheran Church, The Telegraph reports.

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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

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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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