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The Bishop Philip Kennedy Memorial Award for Overall Excellence in a Catholic Publication was last night won by the news magazine Aurora at the annual Australasian Catholic Press Association dinner in Canberra.
The leader of the Society of St Pius X is to be received by the Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith in the Vatican, reports Vatican Insider.
The highly publicised Cause for the sainthood of an American archbishop has been halted indefinitely, the Diocese of Peoria, Illinois, announced yesterday, reports The Catholic Herald.
The board of the proposed new Catholic high school at Mount Carmel have vowed to keep trying after Archbishop Prowse rejected their lease of the old grounds, fearing they could set up a rival independent school, reports The Canberra Times.
The freedom, and the desire for freedom, portrayed in Freedom is that of African-American slaves of the 19th century, the hardships of the transportation from Africa, the sales, the plantations and their owners, and the possibilities of escape.
The Prince of Wales has said he is “heartbroken” by the situation in Iraq, and has donated money to help suffering Christians through the Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need, reports The Tablet.
A Catholic couple have launched a private mission, inspired by Pope Francis, to rescue migrants in danger of death in the Mediterranean, reports The Catholic Herald.
A child migrant believes his name was changed by nuns before he sailed from Northern Ireland to Australia in an effort to ensure he could not be traced, a public inquiry in Ireland has heard, reports AAP on Yahoo7.
Financial pressures are escalating for traditional Christian churches, as secularism rises and child abuse compensation payouts loom.
The Archbishop of Canberra-Goulburn has blocked an attempt to set up an independent Catholic secondary school at Mount Carmel in Yass, announcing he will not lease land to parents, reports The Canberra Times.
The vagueness of what is envisaged in the call for military action against IS makes it difficult to establish whether the harm caused would be proportionate to the good achieved, writes Andrew Hamilton SJ in Eureka Street.
The former Premier of New South Wales, John Fahey AC, has been appointed as the new Chancellor of Australian Catholic University.
The current craze for ice bucket charity has focussed attention on a pro-life research centre that sits comfortably with Catholic values, reports the Catholic News Service.
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The School of the Annunciation, which prepares students for the new evangelisation in England and Wales, will mark its official foundation on September 8 with Mass celebrated by Cardinal George Pell, reports the Catholic News Agency.
The Vatican's guardian of orthodoxy, Cardinal Gerhard Müller, and the force behind Rome's investigation of the US Leadership Conference of Women Religious, has renewed his criticism of the representative body.
A teacher sacked after entering into a relationship with a former student is suing the Victorian Catholic school for discrimination, reports The Herald-Sun.
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