New animation series

CatholicLink has launched the first chapter of its new animated series dedicated to Pope Francis, named Pope Francis Minute. It will be a bilingual production (English and Spanish), reports the website.

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Gallipoli cemetery

Christopher Willcock SJ discusses the story behind the Mass for the Fallen, to commemorate the ANZAC Centenary, 2014 – 2018.

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Father Cao Jianyou

Two unregistered Chinese priests were forcibly removed by Government officials and police while giving a blessing during Sunday Mass at a prayer house in the north-eastern city of Harbin, reports Ucanews.

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Bleak but gripping

This Russian drama, set in the coastal town of Pribrezhny in Northern Russia, tells the story of Kolya, his wife, Lilya, and Romka, his son from another marriage, whose lives come under siege from a corrupt mayor, Vadim.

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Historical allegations

Police have launched an investigation into allegations of child sexual abuse at Sydney's St Ignatius College Riverview dating back more than 30 years, reports The Sydney Morning Herald.

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Wants churches demolished

There are several interesting things to bear in mind when considering the Grand Mufti’s latest pronouncement calling for the demolition of all churches in the Arabian peninsula, writes Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith.

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Bill de Blasio

As the leader of a famously secular city, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has emerged as an unexpected a champion of religion whose administration has advanced the cause of faith groups in the unlikeliest of public squares, reports The New York Times in Crux.

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Church submission released

Generous financial payments, ongoing care and support, and a meaningful apology should be key elements of a national child sexual abuse redress scheme, according to the Church submission to the Royal Commission released yesterday.

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Holy Year

Pope Francis has declared a Global Jubilee Holy Year for Mercy, beginning in December. Okay, good... but what does a Holy Year actually signify, and what is its purpose. CathNews turned to the Vatican website for answers.

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Notre Dame University

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Notre Dame University

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Proper funeral at last

A Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of Richard III was “a profound and essential Christian duty” and what the former English monarch would have wanted, reports The Catholic Herald.

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Open letter to community

Archbishop Philip Wilson has written an open letter to the people of the Archdiocese of Adelaide expressing his determination to defend himself against the charge of concealing child sexual abuse.

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Blood liquified in Naples

The blood of San Gennaro liquified in the presence of a Pope for the first time since 1848 on Saturday, reports The Catholic Herald.

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Archbishop Prowse

While most middle-aged bachelors would run a mile rather than offer advice on people's marriages, the Archbishop of Canberra-Goulburn Christopher Prowse isn't afraid to rise to the challenge, reports The Canberra Times.

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Strong words

Pope Francis has blasted “the stink of corruption," urged the world to treat migrants as “equal citizens,” denounced underpaid labour as “slavery,” and invited the Italian Mafia to repent, in a speech at Naples, reports Crux.

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NSW Parliament House

The Archdiocese of Sydney has released an election guide  for the upcoming NSW election which outlines where the key parties stand on life issues, marriage, religious freedom, and education. 

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Cardinal has resigned

Pope Francis has been criticised after accepting the de facto resignation of the British Cardinal disgraced in a sex scandal without any follow-up on the allegations against him, reports AFP on Yahoo7.

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BBI

The Broken Bay Institute (BBI) is one of the largest Catholic providers of online theological education in the Asia-Pacific region. Online delivery enables the Institute to reach students in a variety of locations, including remote areas.

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Maguire leaving court

A former dormitory master at Sydney's St Joseph's Catholic College has been jailed for sexually assaulting a student after nine separate trials spanning 13 years, reports The Sydney Morning Herald.

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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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