The Vatican's Holy Week broadcasts this year includes the Way of the Cross to be held at the Colosseum on Good Friday --- Holy Week television coverage from the Vatican will include the beatification events for Pope John Paul II, the Pontifical Council

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Image of the cross on the water tower, from a blog decicated to Mary MacKillop --- An illuminated cross is expected to be erected on the Uniting Church, in Warrnambool, Victoria next week after being banished from a water tower in the city's west over one

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Bishop of Lismore, Geoffrey Jarrett --- Bishop of Lismore, Geoffrey Jarrett has rejected criticism sparked by the distribution of a letter against the policies of The Greens, which was issued by the NSW bishops, said reports by the ABC and The Daily

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Archbishop of Brisbane, John Bathersby ---  The Archbishop of Brisbane, John Bathersby, yesterday marked the 25th Anniversary of his Episcopal ordination with a Thanksgiving Mass held in a packed St Stephen's Cathedral, according to a media release

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The life of a Vanuatu bishop can differ greatly from that of a bishop in Australia, says Bishop John Bosco Baremes, who recently received a phone call from a parish priest requesting a new supply of wine and communion breads, reports the Catholic

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The world has looked on in astonishment as Japan grapples with the most horrific natural disaster in its history. The rolling and images of destruction that have held many of us captive tell the story of immeasurable human suffering and unparalleled

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Montreal Jewish novelist, Mordechai Richler, chronicled stories of his home city in novels, stories and essays.  He was not always a benign critic.  Barney’s Version came later in his career, many noting the autobiographical

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Screenshot from The Sunday Telegraph report --- Catholic schools in Sydney's west are running a trial of of group lessons of up to 200 students with teams of teachers instead of traditional small classrooms in Years 1-6, reports The Sunday

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Image showing the drug Nembutal, on Flickr --- Euthanasia advocate Philip Nitschke is seeking a location for a proposed specialist euthanasia clinic in Adelaide, ahead of expected law changes that will effectively decriminalise assisted suicide in

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Screenshot from The Age report --- Melbourne Archbishop Denis Hart celebrated Mass with parish priest Grant O'Neill at the rebuilt St Mary's church in Kinglake on the northeast of Melbourne - the fourth incarnation of a church which has been destroyed

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Kristina Keneally --- Former NSW premier Kristina Keneally became emotional while speaking to members of her church in Sydney's east on Sunday, while thanking them for support during her election campaign, said a report from The Sunday Telegraph on

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A Jesuit order in the US has agreed to pay A$162 million to compensate nearly 500 victims of sexual and psychological abuse by priests in five states, lawyers said, according to an AFP report on the ABC. The US north-west chapter of the Society of Jesus

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The president of the Catholic Medical Association in the UK believes that euthanasia is quite widely practised in the country's National Health Service in an unofficial way, said a report in the Independent Catholic News. Dr Clare Walker explained how she is

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The director Roland Joffé (pictured) travelled to Rome to present his film on St Josemaria Escriva at the Vatican. The film takes place during the Spanish Civil War. The director is captured here on a video report, discussing the

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What is the matter with us? Our grandparents, when they were children, on returning home on a Sunday morning might have been asked by their mothers, to check that they had been to Mass, what the sermon was about. Today, as soon as we have left the church

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Here is the text of a video message sent by Pope Benedict at the conclusion of the "Courtyard of the Gentiles", a dialogue between Catholics and atheists, which ended its first encounter in Paris on March 25, reports Espressonline. Dear

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Protests In Dublin in support of the Libyan people, on Flickr --- Pope Benedict has appealed for a cease-fire in Libya and the immediate start of a serious dialogue aimed at restoring peace, according to news reports by the Catholic News Service, Religion

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Winner of the Best Actor award (co-shared) at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival, and the Goya Award winner for Best Actor in 2011, Javier Bardem delivers a powerhouse of a performance in a bleak film about a street-wise father, desperate to protect his two

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A former religious brother accused of abusing a teen he was counselling has denied the charges against him and said he never took the boy on an overnight trip, reports AAP and the Sydney Morning Herald. The victim's allegations include that the accused man

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Sudan Darfur refugees, on Flickr --- US-based Catholic Relief Services said it will be forced to close its food program in Sudan's Western Darfur at the end of March, said a Catholic News Service report in the National Catholic Reporter. "The government

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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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