If re-elected, the NSW Government will introduce new laws to recognise the death of an unborn child during a criminal act. Source: 9news.com.au.
Energy prices have become so confusing that at least one million Australian households are languishing on uncompetitive deals, according to a new report by the St Vincent de Paul Society. Source: ABC News.
A Kenyan priest was shot and killed yesterday during an attack on a Jesuit residence in South Sudan. Source: America Magazine.
Perth bioethicist Fr Joseph Parkinson says the Church will campaign against assisted suicide in Western Australia, but he is not confident it will be able to change public sentiment. Source: The eRecord.
When I was a young girl my very holy grandmother taught me that the consecration and the moment we receive Jesus in the Eucharist were special times to pray for those you love, writes Sr Therese Mills MGL. Source: Catholic Voice.
Catholic charity Rosies has no concerns about bad behaviour during Schoolies Week, which starts on the Gold Coast this weekend. Source: The Catholic Leader.
Parishes throughout Australia are answering Pope Francis’ call to mark World Day of the Poor on Sunday by hosting community events to support those in need. Source: ACBC Media Blog.
Both in concept and execution, it’s easy to see that Wildlife is a real “actors’ film”, adapted from the 1990 novel of the same name by Richard Ford. Source: ACOFB.
The United States bishops’ general assembly has concluded without any immediate action on the Church’s response to clerical sexual abuse. Source: Crux.
Plans are under way for a solemn opening in February of the sainthood cause of Fr Pedro Arrupe, superior general of the Jesuits from 1965 to 1983. Source: Crux.
A massive funding injection is needed into social housing and homeless services, says the former head of the St Vincent de Paul Society, John Falzon. Source: The Advocate.
The US bishops overwhelmingly approved a pastoral letter against racism yesterday during their general assembly in Baltimore. Source: CNS.
Gossiping kills “because the tongue kills, like a knife", Pope Francis told pilgrims gathered at St Peter's Square yesterday for his weekly general audience. Source: Vatican News.
Days after the West Australian Government declared it will forge ahead with euthanasia laws, Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has ordered an inquiry into whether the state should also introduce assisted suicide laws. Source: SBS News.
The man behind a new Holocaust museum to be built at a property owned by the Adelaide Archdiocese is confident that a funding goal of $250,000 will be reached by early next year. Source: The Southern Cross.
Students from a Melbourne Catholic primary school came together with war veterans and Indigenous representatives at the unveiling of mosaic murals at the Austin Repatriation Hospital in Heidelberg. Source: Melbourne Catholic.
A group of high-achieving Sydney school leavers have arrived in Europe to begin a three-week study on the history of Western Civilisation. Source: ACU.
Two months after being baptised a Catholic, former governor-general and declared atheist Bill Hayden is eagerly anticipating the joy of his First Holy Communion. Source: The Catholic Leader.