Sr Nancy

US women religious leaders face an uncertain future as they gather next week in Nashville for their annual assembly, to discuss how they plan to react to continued charges of infidelity, reports NCR Online.

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Artist impression of the site

A new Catholic seminary in Harris Park in Sydney's west will house a growing number of men from the region who have decided to devote their life to the Church, reports The Parramatta Advertiser.

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Scarlett Johansson

Lucy seems a rather quiet name for a film by Luc Besson, more famous in recent decades for his producing and direction action features.

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Pope Benedict

A conservative bishop in Paraguay has rejected charges that he sheltered a priest accused of sexual misconduct and claimed that Pope Benedict XVI vouched for the suspect cleric just days before his election as Pope in 2005.

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Refugee gets into the spirit

They came from the most violent parts of the world. Sixteen teams made up of refugees from countries such as Angola, Syria and Mali spent two days trying to forget the troubles back home and focus on one thing: soccer, reports the CNS.

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Tale of two migrations

This coming Saturday, Encounter tells the tales of two places that are being transformed by migration.

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Palestinian family leaving Khan Younis

A top Catholic charity official, speaking before yesterday's ceasefire took effect, has described Gaza as a 'complete catastrophe' after nearly four weeks of fighting between Israel and Hamas, reports The Catholic Herald.

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Priest from Shalom community

As a steadily growing movement in the Catholic Church, the Charismatic Renewal includes an estimated 160 million of the world's roughly 1.2 billion Roman Catholics, reports the Catholic News Agency.

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Message from Francis

Pope Francis has sent his condolences to Australian Catholics on the death of the former Archbishop of Sydney, Cardinal Edward Clancy, reports AAP on Yahoo7.

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Father DEscoto

Pope Francis has reinstated Nicaraguan priest Father Miguel D'Escoto, 29 years after he was suspended from priestly duties for his involvement in Nicaragua's revolutionary government in the 1970s, reports The Huffington Post/Ucanews.

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Bishop Bill Wright

A retired Appeals Court judge and prominent Anglican will chair an independent panel set up to advise the Maitland-Newcastle Diocese on its response to a child abuse inquiry, reports the ABC.

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Century of service

This website is the digital home of Australia's very own 'Brown Nurses,' - a religious order founded in Coogee by the remarkable Eileen O’Connor, who was herself a cripple, and Father Edward McGrath msc at Coogee.

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Convergence church enthusiasm

If we want to understand Pope Francis as a reformer, it is his appreciation of this new breed of Evangelicals which may shed most light on the aims of his papacy, writes Fr Dwight Longenecker. 

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Notre Dame University

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Notre Dame University

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Crdinal Clancy

I loved Cardinal Edward Clancy. When he appointed me in 1995 to be the director of Catholic Communications in Sydney, I asked him why he chose me. 'Because you’re young, passionate, and a woman,' he said, writes Julie Fewster in The SMH.

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Hieu Van Le

South Australian Governor-designate Hieu Van Le AO shares his journey as a Vietnamese boat person to Australia with The Southern Cross.

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Cardinal Lehman

A German Cardinal warned that the number of Catholics leaving his country's Church is 'alarmingly high' and urged an end to 'scandals and vexations' involving clergy, reports the Catholic News Service.

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Concern by conservatives

Pope Francis’ courage is causing disquiet among those with 'a very conformist and closed Catholicism,' according to the Archbishop of Dublin, reports The Tablet.

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Sr Clare Condon

On Wednesday, August 13, Sister Clare Condon SGS from the Good Samaritan Sisters will speak at the Australian Human Rights Commission in Sydney.

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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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