What Every Catholic Should Know is not a Catholic website. The site is sponsored by the anti-Catholic Berean Beacon Ministries, whose president and founder is a former Catholic priest. The purpose of the site appears to be to disparage the Catholic

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Three volunteers expelled from the Irish Church's pregnancy counselling body CURA over protests about abortion information on a pamphlet, have been reinstated with an unreserved apology. The apology from the agency draws a protracted tussle to a

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Cardinal George Cottier, 87, former theologian of the papal household under Pope John Paul II and Vatican adviser, has praised US President Barack Obama's "humble realism" and measured approach to abortion. Cardinal Cottier compared the

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Australian Catholic University has appointed Professor Anne Hunt as Faculty Dean of Theology and Philosophy. She will be the first woman to head a Theology faculty at a Catholic university in Australia. Hunt has been Rector of ACU National's Ballarat

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A Vatican cardinal says the Church has to learn lessons from the case of Galileo Galilei and the Inquisition and that scientists shouldn't presume to teach the Church about faith, but the Church must approach scientific discoveries with humility and

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The website for the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference has undergone a significant and impressive revamp with a more image-rich and colourful site backed by updated and relevant information. The site contains information and links for individual

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The bishops who emerge from these uniformly interesting essays were different from one another in temperament and personality, in their individual gifts and talents, in the ways they exercised their ministry and in their human weaknesses and

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For decades religion was a subject best avoided in most well educated company. Often it was mocked. Faced with this hostility, many Christians withdrew from the public space, sometimes embracing dogma and raw emotion. But that has all changed. The

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An unprecedented inquiry into alleged misconduct of Anglican bishop Michael Hough could cost the Australian Anglican Church nearly a third of its financial reserves, a report said. An independent investigator, Sydney lawyer Geoff Kelly, is set to

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A certain kind of unanimity satisfies our emotions, and easily substitutes for truth. We are content to think like the others, and in order to protect our common psychic security, we readily become blind to the contradictions - or even the lies - that we

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More than 800 pages and fragments from the world's oldest surviving Bible, the Codex Sinaiticus, has been published in full online. The digitised pages are now available on http://www.codexsinaiticus.org, The Associated Press reported. The 4th-century

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The newly launched hardline Fellowship of Confessing Anglicans could cause a split in the Church of England, said the church's Bishop of Sherborne Dr Graham Kings. The new group is opposed to the ordination of gay clergy, blessings for gay marriage

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Oscar nominated British film maker Roland Joffe is making a movie about the life and miracles of Opus Dei founder Jose Maria Escriva de Balaguer. Joffe, who is known for films such as The Killing Fields and City of Joy, has been allowed to access Opus

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Search engine giant Google is apparently disallowing advertisements for abortion businesses in several nations, some of which prohibit abortions and some of which don't. The rational behind the Google decision remained unclear, which abortion

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Opposition Catholic MP Tony Abbott labelled Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's promise to lobby the Pope on Mary MacKillop's sainthood as "spin gone mad", a news report said. "What possesses Kevin Rudd to think you obtain a saint in the same

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Pope Benedict urges for a renewal of the global financial order based on "an ethics which is people centred" with the goal of common good, in his newly released encyclical. The Caritas et Veritate encyclical, overdue by a couple of months

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Over one quarter of all students stayed away from the Oakhill Catholic College in one day last week with flu-like symptoms, as school attendance plunges with the spread of H1N1. The Daily Telegraph said attendance numbers "are being

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The peculiar hostility among sections of the media over Kevin Rudd's audience with Pope Benedict XVI this week reflects a narrow world view. As he prepares to meet the Pope, the Prime Minister's long standing interest in religion is in tune with a wider

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The inquiry chaired by Jesuit lawyer Frank Brennan, into whether Australia should have a human rights charter has had to seek a month's extension, until the end of September. One reason is its staff of 13 is struggling with a welter of submissions, about

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The Marist Sisters are an international congregation of vowed religious women who are committed to following Christ in Mary's way. They are part of the Marist Family which comprises Marist Fathers, Marist Sisters, Marist Brothers, Marist Laity and Marist

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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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All your daily readings, reflections and prayers can be found here... 

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