Budget reaction, counter trafficking, Mission Sisters

Budget week

Health, education, aid funding, Josephites unhappy with Budget, Catholic Health Australia respond, Mission Sisters help Sudan and India, Fatima at Fremantle, VCE students art excellence, vale Mgr Barden, asylum seekers.

Budget at-a-glance: What you need to know (SBS)

$7 co-payment design and monitoring keys to health outcome (Catholic Health Australia)

Health and hospitals funding will rise despite the concerns of the states, says Treasurer Joe Hockey (SBS)

Foreign Aid Cuts Leaves World's Poor in the Lurch (Archdiocese of Sydney)

Budget heralds dramatic change for universities (The Australian/Australian Catholic University)

Mixed reaction from Christians on Budget: slashed funding for foreign aid, education & health but school chaplains survive (Bible Society/Eternity Newspaper)

Josephites critical of Federal Budget 2014 (Sisters of St Joseph)

Budget cuts ‘rip the guts out of’ a fair Australia (The Catholic Leader)

States to lose billions in schools funding (The Australian)

Sussan Ley urged by church groups to question the Libs’ values (The Border Mail)

Post Budget Concern for Nation's Aged, Unemployed & Low Income Earners (Catholic Communications, Sydney Archdiocese)

Indigenous affairs hit by 'savage budget cuts' (SBS)

Balmain priest determined to honour his predecessor (The Catholic Weekly)

Australian Mission sisters working to aid poor in Sudan, India (The Record)

The Josephite Counter Trafficking Project and Salvation Army (Sisters of St Joseph)

Fatima takes to the streets of Fremantle (The Record)

Excellence from Catholic VCE Students (Catholic Education Melbourne)

History beckons for Marist players (The Parramatta Advertiser)

The theology of Chris Lilley (Eureka Street)

Geraldton farewells Mgr Barden (The Record)

Bishops say enough is enough of cruelty to asylum seekers (The Catholic Leader)

Little troopers honoured with medals for efforts while dad was deployed (The Catholic Leader)

WATCH:

The budget is about values: Joe Hockey (ABC News/YouTube)

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IMAGE: Treasurer Joe Hockey watched by Opposition Leader Bill Shorten

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