Andrew Barr (centre) and ACT Labor MPs campaign for Territories Rights before the Senate vote on Wednesday (Facebook/Andrew Barr)

ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr and a group of federal MPs are calling for Labor to have a binding vote on legislation that would allow the ACT and Northern Territory to legalise doctor-assisted suicide. Source: The Australian.

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A man is rescued yesterday  near Cochin, India (CNS/Sivaram V, Reuters)

India’s Catholic bishops have expressed their “profound grief and sorrow at the unprecedented floods” in southern India’s Kerala state that has killed at least 70 people. Source: Vatican News.

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Perth youth with Archbishop Timothy Costelloe and Bishop Don Sproxton at ACYF 2017 (The Record/Jamie O’Brien)

More than 5000 young Catholics are expected to converge on Perth next year for the Australian Catholic Youth Festival. Source: ACBC Media Blog.

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The community dinner usually caters for 130 to 140 people (The eRecord/Fr Bernard Lanarolle)

The Church’s Year of Mercy may have concluded in 2016, but it has had a lasting effect on one Western Australian parish in the form of a community meal. Source: The eRecord.

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Paul Bradshaw (ABC News/David Weber)

A Perth man awarded a record $1 million compensation payout for abuse suffered at the hands of Christian Brothers says he would have been happy with an apology. Source: ABC News.

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Adam Driver (left) and John David Washington in BlacKkKlansman (Focus Features)

It is an understatement to say BlacKkKlansman director Spike Lee is passionate about race issues in the United States. Source: ACOFB.

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Members at the 100th meeting of the Council of Catholic School Parents (CCSP)

Issues facing Catholic school parents and the role they can play in the Plenary Council 2020 process were on the agenda at a gathering in Sydney last week. Source: CCSP.

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The drought relief fund will help with fees, excursions and sports activities (Bigstock)

Armidale Diocese’s Catholic Schools Office has created a $200,000 relief fund to help families affected directly and indirectly by the drought. Source: The Tenterfield Star.

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The group will pray the Rosary outside Jackie Trad’s office each Friday until October 26 (The Catholic Leader)

Mother-of-nine Belinda Goodwin is praying the hardest Rosary of her life in an effort to protect women and the unborn from abortion in Queensland. Source: The Catholic Leader.

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The Tasmanian Benedictine community (Notre Dame Priory)

An order of Catholic monks famous for their six-day silent retreats and chanting have bought a property in southern Tasmania they hope will become their new Australian base. Source: ABC News.

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Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro yesterday (CNS/Reuters video)

More than 300 priests were linked to sexual abuse claims and over 1,000 victims were identified in a Pennsylvania grand jury report into six of the state’s dioceses released yesterday. Source: CNS.

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Fr Alexander Sob Nougi (Facebook/Fr Sob)

Church officials in Cameroon believe the killing of a priest last month was no accident. Source: Crux.

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Jack Phillips (CNA/Alliance Defending Freedom)

Less than three months after winning a US Supreme Court case backing his religious freedom of expression, a Christian baker is at the centre of another cake and faith-based battle. Source: CNA.

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The papal emoji is already active on Twitter (Vatican Media)

Twitter has created a Papal emoji to mark Pope Francis’s visit to Ireland for the World Meeting of Families next week. Source: Vatican News.

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Peter Haysie at the royal commission yesterday (Financial services royal commission)

A senior executive of Catholic Super failed to declare that companies associated with his brother won marketing contracts worth $2 million with the superannuation fund, the banking royal commission heard yesterday. Source: SBS News.

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The bill was drafted, 36 votes to 34 (Twitter)

The Senate last night rejected a bid to allow territories to pass euthanasia laws in what is seen as a showdown on the possibility of federal right-to-die laws. Source: News.com.au.

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Sr Patty Fawkner plants a Camden Gum seedling (The Good Oil/Hugh Clark)

Three seedlings of the endangered Camden White Gum have been planted by the Sisters of the Good Samaritan to restore the ecosystem of their Mater Dei property in New South Wales. Source: The Good Oil.

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Deacon Andrew O’Brien (The Catholic Leader/Emilie Ng)

Homeless men, women and children living rough in Brisbane’s north could soon be making friends with a new team of volunteers from Catholic charity Rosies. Source: The Catholic Leader.

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