Sr Annette Cunliffe

When Sr Anne Cunliffe of the Sisters of Charity was asked to write on the topic of "Why I love the Church," she paused to consider two things: do I love the Church - and what do I mean when I speak of "the Church?"

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The former NSW Premier, who trained for the priesthood as a young man, and who once famously jumped for joy when Sydney won its bid for the 2000 Olympics, is now jumping into a new role - succeeding Peter Cosgrove as Chancellor of the ACU.

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Caritas cares

The CathNews YouTube Channel is pleased to present this short documenary celebrating half a century of Caritas Australia's aid and development work around the world.

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Pierre Ryckmans

Pierre Ryckmans relished his role as provocateur, in particular his attack on the Left by exposing the realities of China during the “Cultural Revolution”, which also drew him into conflict within his employers here in Australia.

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Vineyard

Matthew 21:33-46 - The vineyard was an ancient symbol for Israel - God was the landowner - so who were the tenants? Here Jesus offers a challenging parable to his disciples.

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Saladin

This lively and scholarly book offers rare insight into the Crusades in the context of Islamic history, from the vantage points of the Muslim potentates whose perceptions of the warriors from the West may surprise modern readers.

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Listening magisterium

The much anticipated Synod on the Family will commence on Sunday. As heated debate rages among Church leaders regarding their hopes for the Synod, Cardinal Walter Kasper hopes the event will model the Pope's "listening magisterium."

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Kristina Keneally

In this video interview, former NSW Premier Kristina Keneally talks about her hopes for the upcoming Synod on the Family, and more broadly about leadership by women and lay people in the Church, reports Eureka Street.

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Not necessarily intertwined

The belief that religion is the cause of the world’s bloodiest conflicts is central to our conviction that faith and politics should never mix. But the messy history of their separation suggests it was never so simple, writes Karen Armstrong in The Guardian.

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Uploaded to US site

A Catholic primary school teacher from Sydney's south-west has been charged with possessing and uploading child pornography, reports The Sydney Morning Herald.

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The website

At this website, the Vatican makes available meditations of Pope Francis from his daily Mass celebrated in the chapel of the Domus Sanctae Marthae.

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Cardinal Parolin at UN

The United Nations framework provides the "only viable way" of dealing with the global nature of modern terrorism "which knows no borders," the Vatican Secretary of State told the UN General Assembly on Monday, reports the Catholic News Service.

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Archbishop Kaigama

The President of the Nigerian Bishops’ Conference has called for an investigation into an alleged multimillion-dollar arms deal and said anyone found guilty of money laundering should be dealt with through the justice system.

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Cardinal Kasper

The Argentine daily La Nacion has published an interview with Cardinal Walter Kasper, who defended his arguments that some people who have been divorced and remarried should receive Communion, reports the Catholic News Agency.

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Focus on family

World Communications Day 2015 will focus on the theme “Communicating the Family: A Privileged Place of Encounter with the Gift of Love,” the Vatican announced on Monday, reports the Catholic News Agency.

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Cardinal Zen

The outspoken Bishop Emeritus of Hong Kong has addressed demonstrators at a student-led occupation that has paralysed the city, reports The Tablet.

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Cardinal Zen addresses protesters

Irish President praises Sisters of Mercy, Buddhist symphony to welcome Pope, migrants keep the faith in New Zealand, Francis on the Jesuits, Anglicans divided on gay clergy, China, Bangladesh, Cardinal Tagle.

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Police investigating

The burning of a church in India’s Madhya Pradesh has stoked fears of widening religious violence against Christians in the Hindu-majority state, reports Ucanews.

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Fed govt deal

More chaplains are set to be deployed into Victorian schools after a deal between the State and Federal governments, reports The Herald-Sun.

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Parade in north Vietnam

Redemptorist News is a Vietnamese news service, that defies government censors, to provide news about the Church's activities with a special emphasis on the country's persecuted Catholic minority, reports Ucanews.

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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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