Kerry Myers

The former editor of The Catholic Weekly Kerry Myers was one of three Sydney men last week named papal knights for their service to the Church, reports The Catholic Weekly. 

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Meriam and husband

A Christian Sudanese woman sentenced to hang for apostasy has given birth in jail, a Western diplomat said on Tuesday, reports AFP in The Sydney Morning Herald.

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The Zero Theorem

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Acquired taste

After his introduction to British comedy in the form of the Monty Python show, Terry Gilliam branched out into films. This is his latest and as with some of his other films, audiences will be divided into loyal followers and the baffled who give up.

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Symbolic ceremony

St Clare's College in Griffith has become yet another Canberra all-girls' school to do something symbolic to express hope for, and solidarity with, the abducted Nigerian schoolgirls, reports The Canberra Times.

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Iconic moment

Some of the most moving moments during the Pope's Middle-East visit were the unexpected and spontaneous ones, in which the Pope's forthright nature shone through. Here are ten of the most iconic photos.

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Priesthood privacy crucial

A priest wrote recently of Jackie Kennedy's private letters that a person’s fame was no reason to break the confidentiality assumed when someone writes to a priest about their spiritual life, writes Laura Keynes in The Tablet.

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Arson attack

Israeli police said a man set fire to a prayer book in a Jerusalem church near a sensitive holy site where Pope Francis had just finished celebrating Mass, reports The Tablet.

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Notre Dame University

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Strike action call

Teachers at 55 Hunter Catholic schools in NSW are preparing to take industrial action over what they claim is an attack on their working conditions, reports the ABC.

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Banderas for biopic

Spanish heart-throb Antonio Banderas could be cast in the role of Pope Francis in the first feature film to be made on the life of the Argentine Pontiff, reports the Religion News Service in NCR Online.

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Zero tolerance

Pope Francis will meet with a group of sex abuse victims in June, and declared there would be 'zero tolerance' for clerical sex abuse, reports the Catholic News Service.

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Michael McCarthy

The ordination of Michael McCarthy as the new Bishop of Rockhampton will be live streamed tomorrow from 11am at St Joseph’s Cathedral Rockhampton.

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Settlements being reviewed

The Oceania Province of the Christian Brothers has announced it is already working with individuals on the re-examination of settlements, following the Royal Commission in Perth.

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Review urged

The Australian Catholic Migrant and Refugee Office has called on the Australian Government to reconsider its policy of resettling refugees on Manus Island.

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College to close

A Catholic college in Ireland is to close its doors after failed efforts to keep it afloat financially by auctioning letters from Jackie Kennedy, reports The Tablet.

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Monsignor Frank Marriott

The Catholic Church in Bendigo, Victoria, has called for an apology after anti-Catholic booklets were placed on cars outside churches across the city as worshippers prayed inside, reports The Bendigo Advertiser. 

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Notre Dame University

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Memorable moment

The image from the Pope's Middle-East visit that stood out most to me was a spontaneous embrace between Sheikh Omar Abboud, Rabbi Abraham Skorka and Pope Francis in front of the Western Wall, writes Paul Brandeis Raushenbush.

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Memorial at Mt Herzl

Pope Francis found himself at the centre of a propaganda war between Israel and the Palestinians yesterday after agreeing to visit a memorial to victims of terrorism, following his prayer at the West Bank security barrier, reports The Tablet.

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Sr Perry greets parishioner

People around the world view Carol Perry's 10 am Sunday Bible study class, live through the church’s website. She makes the Bible’s ancient people seem like relatives remembered from childhood, reports Global Sisters Report.

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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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