Priest arrives in Madrid

An elderly Spanish missionary infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia landed in Madrid yesterday, the first patient in the fast-spreading outbreak to be evacuated to Europe for treatment, reports AFP on Yahoo7.

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Victims gather

The Archbishop of Melbourne Denis Hart told the congregation at the National Day of Mourning Memorial in Melbourne yesterday that Australians stand in solidarity with victims of the attack on flight MH17, reports Yahoo7.

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Cardinal Quevedo

A cardinal from the Philippines visiting the US has thanked the Knights of Columbus for the organisation's financial support following last year's devastating Typhoon Haiyan and noted the upcoming visit of Pope Francis next January.

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Sacred Heart

This is the homepage of the Society of the Sacred Heart, an international congregation of Catholic religious women, known as the Religious of the Sacred Heart or RSCJ.

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Notre Dame University

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Sr Philomene Tiernan

On July 17, Sr Philomene Tiernan, a former leader of the Sacred Heart Sisters in Australia, was one of the 298 passengers and crew aboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which was shot down over eastern Ukraine, writes The SMH.

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St Mary MacKillop

Sr Helen Barnes on the Feast of Mary MacKillop, Cardinal Clancy, JPII Leaders Forum in Melbourne, Caritas and City to Surf, low wages for child care workers, Brisbane parish prayers for Iraq, Abetz on abortion.

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Celtic cross

Gaza, 'Eucharistic famine:' Irish propose married priests, Caritas battles ebola, Philippines readies for Pope, remembering Gypsy Holocaust, Khmer Rouge convictions, Mexico says no military solution to child migrants, surrogacy scandal.

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Gallery of Maps, Vatican

Following its successful launch in the last European summer, Night Openings 2014 will present the second edition of Il Bello da Sentire, a program dedicated to art and music, at the Vatican and elsewhere in Italy.

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Papal passport

Rome Reports with a video of a typical day in the life of Pope Francis, a regular Argentinian, who also happens to be the spiritual leader of one billion Catholics around the globe.

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Christ rescuing Peter from Drowning

Matthew 14: 22-33 A moment of revelation as the disciples find themselves in the midst of rough waters.

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Archbishop Julian Porteous

How to spread the faith in a new cultural landscape? The Auxiliary Bishop of Melbourne Peter Elliot offers this book review for The Catholic Weekly, of a new work by the Archbishop of Hobart Julian Porteous.

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Pope Pius VII

The Jesuits owe much to Pope Pius VII, who, on August 7, 1814, restored the Society of Jesus, forty-one years after its suppression by Clement XIV. It seems too, that the Society owes a bit to Napoleon. America magazine looks back.

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Cardinal Pell

Pope Francis wants a 'poor Church for the poor,' but that 'doesn't necessarily mean a Church with empty coffers,' says Vatican finance czar Cardinal George Pell in this interview with Francis X. Rocca for the Catholic News Service. 

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Jennifer Herrick

A disabled woman is suing the former Superior of a Catholic religious order, alleging that he sexually abused her over 14 years and that others in the Church failed­ to act on their knowledge of what took place, reports The Australian.

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Retrial ordered

A former Victorian Catholic priest will face a retrial after his convictions for child sexual abuse were quashed, reports the ABC.

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David Suchet bishop role

David Suchet has extracted plenty of confessions in his 25 years as TV detective Hercule Poirot, but his first stage play in Perth is an entirely different whodunit. Suchet leads an international cast in Roger Crane's drama The Last Confession.

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Jesuits

This website concerns all things related to the bicentenary of the restoration of the Society of Jesus, which occurred precisely two hundred years ago today.

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Cardinal Clancy

The coffin containing the body of Cardinal Clancy will be received into St Mary’s Cathedral, Sydney, this afternoon at 2pm. He will lie in State until his Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday at 10am.

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Francis with youth

Pope Francis has told a crowd of 50,000 young German altar servers gathered in St Peter’s Square not to waste their lives on 'futile' distractions such as chatting on the internet or on smartphones, reports The Tablet.

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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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