Mass on Demand will continue over Easter (Pixabay)

CathNews will not publish over Easter. Today's issue is the last until we return on Easter Tuesday, April 3.

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Leah Sharibu (Supplied)

When Nigeria’s Boko Haram militants returned the abducted Dapchi schoolgirls to their families last week, they held-on to Leah Sharibu because she refused to renounce her Christian faith. Source: Vatican News.

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Assisted dying laws were approved in Victoria late last year (Flickr/Alberto Biscalchin)

Pro-life advocates will challenge the "cheap tricks" campaign to legalise euthanasia in Queensland and Western Australia. Source: The Catholic Leader.

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Research finds link between school starting age and university attendance (Bigstock)

School students who are older than their peers are likelier to attend university than those of average age or younger, according to Australian Catholic University research. Source: The Australian.

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Notre Dame University

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James Faulkner (left) and Jim Caviezel in Paul, Apostle of Christ (Mark Cassar)

Paul, Apostle of Christ, has been made for Christian audiences by faith-based production company, Affirm. General audiences may find it too devout for their taste. Source: ACOFB.

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A Filipino celebration at Kings Park parish, Melbourne (Melbourne Catholic)

Catholic parishes are significantly more multicultural compared with other Christian denominations, according to the latest statistics from the National Church Life Survey. Source: Melbourne Catholic.

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Francis Sullivan (The Catholic Leader)

In his final public appearance as Truth Justice and Healing Council chief, Francis Sullivan has called on Catholics to support the Church's efforts to address the recommendations of the child sexual abuse royal commission. Source: TJHC.

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The Empty Tomb, oil on linen (Bigstock)

Australia’s bishops have shared their Easter messages with the faithful, reflecting on the relevance of the Easter story today and the hope that the Resurrection brings.

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Bishop Vincent Guo Xijin (Catholic Herald)

Chinese police have released an underground bishop after holding him for a day, as Beijing and the Vatican prepare to seal a historic agreement on the appointment of prelates. Source: Yahoo7 News.

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The feast of Mary Mother of the Church will be celebrated on May 21 (Vatican News)

The new Catholic feast of Mary, Mother of the Church, will begin on the Monday of Pentecost this year. Source: Catholic Herald.

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Malcolm Turnbull (Facebook/MalcolmTurnbullPM)

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has tried to pressure major churches and youth organisations into circumventing the states and immediately joining the national redress scheme for child sexual abuse survivors. Source: Sydney Morning Herald.

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Maree Herrett (Santa Sabina College)

The principal of a Sydney Catholic girls’ school engulfed by a gender fluidity uproar has accused critics of using “cowardly, intellectually vacuous and bullying” tactics against her. Source: The Daily Telegraph.

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Notre Dame University

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A boxing Capuchin sister (Facebook)

A convent of Capuchin sisters in Poland has taken up boxing to raise money for their orphanage. Source: The Tablet.

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Indrika Ratwatte (UNHCR/QK Afridi)

A United Nations official has slammed the Australian Government over the offshore detention of asylum-seekers, saying he’s concerned about the “shocking” mental health situation of detainees on Nauru. Source: SBS News.

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Joe Foley and Lynda Mussell (Mark Bowling)

Just as rock star and humanitarian Bob Geldof, of Live Aid fame, was moved by the hunger of children in Ethiopia, so was the new Brisbane diocesan director of Caritas Australia. Source: The Catholic Leader.

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Andrea Musulin (The Record Magazine)

Catholic parents are being encouraged to make use of a new guide on how to protect their child’s personal, physical and emotional wellbeing, in accordance with Church teachings. Source: The Record Magazine.

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The Morning Star flag of West Papua (Free West Papua)

Thousands of people from West Papua have been beaten, jailed, raped and murdered by Indonesian police and military, according to a new publication from the Australian Catholic Social Justice Council.

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Dr Cathy Day with students from St Benedict’s, Shaw (Townsville Catholic Education)

Cathy Day will officially hand over her executive director’s position at Townsville Catholic Education next month.

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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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