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Survivor Marie Collins

A former victim of sexual abuse by priests will sit on a new Vatican commission created to root out paedophilia in the Church, the Vatican said on Saturday, reports AFP/Yahoo7.

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Claim contested vigorously

The Church's insurer insisted on being 'kept in the loop' in the John Ellis case, after lawyers expressed concern at Cardinal Pell's approach, reports The Sydney Morning Herald.

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Warning against oversimplification

The Cardinal who heads the Vatican's highest court has warned against simplifying the process for seeking annulments, saying efforts to show compassion to failed marriages can lead to 'false mercy,' reports NCR Online.

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Significant speech

Pope Francis, in an annual ceremony held to remember the hundreds of innocent people murdered by the Italian Mafia, made a solemn plea for mobsters to change or else 'end up in hell,' reports Reuters in The Sydney Morning Herald.

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Renewal

The Catholic Charismatic Renewal (CCR) is an ecclesial movement within the Church linked to the International Catholic Charismatic Renewal Service (ICCRS).

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Cardinal Stepinac

Cardinal Aloysius Stepinac saved hundreds of Jews in war-torn Croatia but, amazingly, is still considered a war criminal by many. Sharyn McCowen talks to a Jewish academic who says the world has got it all wrong, in The Catholic Weekly.

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Timor fundraiser

Join the Loreto community in Melbourne for a fabulous Orchestral Tribute to Timor Leste this Sunday. Performances will be given by Loreto Past Pupils and friends raising funds for the Loreto Mission in East Timor.

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Shelf of Vatican books

Thousands of rare manuscripts until now accessible only to scholars at the Vatican will go online over the next four years, thanks to help from a Japanese information technology company, reports CNS in The Catholic Herald.

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Power of mercy emphasised

Cardinal Reinhard Marx of Munich has made his strongest statement to date on the need to allow remarried divorcees to receive communion, after being elected the new president of the German Bishops’ Conference, reports The Tablet.

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Notre Dame University

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Twenty five years

Australia’s first Catholic university, The University of Notre Dame Australia, celebrates 25 years in tertiary education in 2014, with the silver anniversary of the signing of the University’s Act of Parliament.

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New parental voice

The term 'parent engagement' has become the buzzword for governments, federally and locally. However, the terminology has changed in a subtle way, writes Tim Smith in The Sydney Morning Herald.

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Care under pressure

A report that found billions of dollars could be saved annually if recommendations from a tripartisan Senate Inquiry were implemented has failed to spark politicians into action on the social determinants of health.

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Groups at odds

The Catholic Education Commission has thrown its support behind the abolition of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC), while another charity says it does not oppose the Commission, reports Pro Bono Australia. {split

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Education boss shocked

Cardinal George Pell's private secretary has told the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to child sexual abuse that the Church's vigorous cross-examination of a victim during litigation was wrong, reports ABC Online.

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Cardinal Bergoglio

Pope Francis used to pick up La Nacion every day at a kiosk across from the city's cathedral. Each edition was bound by a rubber band. But being frugal, he would save the rubber bands and return them in a ball at the end of every month, reports CNS.

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Fr Kolencherry and Bp Puthur

The formal establishment of the Eparchy of St Thomas the Apostle in Melbourne and the installation of the first eparch will take place at 7pm on 25 March at St Patrick’s Cathedral, East Melbourne.

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Newly professed Carmelites

Carmelites work with communities in Australia and East Timor helping people to transform their lives.

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Francis and Archbishop Ganswein

In an interview to mark the first anniversary of Pope Francis’ pontificate, Archbishop Georg Ganswein, head of the Papal household, revealed how he did not favour the election of Pope Francis, 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

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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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