Voluntary euthanasia is contrary to what we have come to accept and respect about the value of human life, writes journalist Marcus Kuczynski. Source: Courier-Mail.
Everyone is “in debt” to God, who offers his infinite love and graces for free, Pope Francis said. Source: CNS.
A former commissioner on the child sexual abuse royal commission has warned that participation of women and men in governance roles is critical to the Church restoring legitimacy. Source: The Australian.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said Asia Bibi remains in the country, negating speculation that she had already joined her family in Canada. Source: ucanews.com.
Pope Francis’ recent letter to young people, Christus Vivit, reveals the Pontiff’s preparedness to listen to the needs of young Catholics while providing guidance for all on vocations. Source: ACBC Media Blog.
Consumers are ramping up the pressure on fashion brands to make clothes ethically, resulting in a slow but significant shift across the industry, a report has revealed. Source: SBS News.
Ten years after Pope Benedict XVI established personal ordinariates for Catholics coming from the Anglican tradition, the Vatican has issued a slightly updated set of norms governing them. Source: Crux.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s key initiatives to protect religious freedom have been put off until after the federal election. Source: The Australian.
Sometimes Christians seem to prefer complaining and being unhappy in life, but that makes them a perfect target for the devil, Pope Francis said in a homily yesterday. Source: CNS.
Twelve young women from across Australia are “Reimagining Leadership” as part of a two-year program to help develop a new generation of Catholic leaders. Source: ACBC Media Blog.
The Coalition and Labor have agreed to suspend campaigning and political advertising on Good Friday and Anzac Day. Source: 9news.com.au.
The Catholic community of Cooma in New South Wales has prepared a small gesture of love, compassion and solidarity for the people of Christchurch following last month’s terrorist attack. Source: Catholic Voice.
Juli Sharpe is proud to call herself a “staunch feminist”, but unlike many feminists, she believes abortion is the worst option to present to a pregnant woman. Source: The Southern Cross.
In an open letter to Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten, Sacred Heart Mission's Chris Middendorp has called for the leaders to address Australia’s affordable housing shortage. Source: The Age.
Catholic Religious Australia has added its voice to concerns over the Morrison Government's cuts to overseas aid announced in this year's Commonwealth Budget.
Cardinal Vincent Nichols has said the only way to counteract gang culture in the United Kingdom is to create “a sense of belonging” for young people. Source: The Tablet.
To guarantee survivors are at the centre of any long-term solution the Church gives to the sexual abuse crisis, the Pope’s advisory commission is instituting a Virtual Survivor’s Advisory Panel. Source: Crux.
Pope Francis yesterday recognised the heroic virtue of a nine-year old Brazilian boy who “never complained” during cancer treatments, but instead offered his suffering to Jesus. Source: CNA.