Basketball team

Cardinal Joseph Tobin of Newark, New Jersey, has ruled that a Catholic basketball team that chose to forfeit its season, rather than kick out two girls, will be allowed to complete its schedule with its roster intact, the Washington Post reports.

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Confession

Three major aspects need to be included in any discussion of clerical sexual misconduct involving adults (CSMIA): language, power and vulnerability, and harm, writes Stephen de Weger at Eureka Street.

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Fr Antonio Spadaro SJ

Jesuit Fr Antonio Spadaro, editor of La Civiltà Cattolica, which has just launched a series of international editions, agrees that the magazine is a "barometer of the Church", in an interview with La Croix International.

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Notre Dame University

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Cardinal Muller

Cardinal Gerhard Müller, the Vatican's doctrinal chief, says individual bishops cannot reinterpret Church teaching subjectively, the Catholic Herald reports.

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Bishop Robert Willson

The remains of Tasmania's first Catholic Bishop, Robert William Willson, will be flown to Hobart after being exhumed from a crypt at Nottingham's St Barnabas Cathedral, ABC News reports.

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Vatican Bank

Vatican City authorities have frozen more than €2 million ($3 million) worth of assets over suspicions of money laundering that took place in 2016, Sky News reports.

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Brisbane seminarians

The Brisbane archdiocese has welcomed five new seminarians to Holy Spirit Seminary Queensland despite the "shame" revealed by the royal commission, the Catholic Leader reports.

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St John

In the latest step in governance reforms at Sydney University's St John's College, Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP has announced the appointment of a new council.

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Cardinal John Ribat

Huge tides and waves linked to climate change are already forcing people from their homes, says Cardinal John Ribat of Port Moresby, the Catholic Register reports.

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Julie Morgan

It often feels to me that the voices who want physician-assisted dying are given extra amplification by celebrities, and that, because they talk about dying with dignity, they somehow must be right, writes Julie Morgan.

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Forced by law

A nun in Nebraska who teaches in a secondary school has been told that she is not allowed to wear her habit in the classroom. AP reports in The Catholic Herald.

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United by love of faith

Fr Thomas Merton and Muhammad Ali never met, but they shared an abiding belief that all religions contain vital truths, writes Lonnie Ali in The New York Times.

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Tracey Horan and friends

When Tracey Horan started her internship with an order of US Sisters, she had no idea what the next year would have in store. Horan thought that she might even "meet a nice farm boy and settle down". Global Sisters Report has the story.

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Marie and Brad

Allied focuses on the relationship between two secret agents during World War II who fall in love during a joint mission to kill a German official.

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Notre Dame University

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Solidarity with marginalised

As a sign of solidarity with the homeless, a Canadian priest decided to sleep on the street during December to care for the forgotten people he used to live among when he was a drug addict, reports the Catholic News Agency.

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Change of tack by bishops

The US Bishops' Conference has warned Congress not to overturn Obama healthcare legislation without providing an immediate replacement for the millions who have been insured under the Act. Religion News Service has the story.

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Calls for peace

In an open letter to politicians, the Archbishop of Armagh has advised government leaders to work together to maintain the peace after a snap election was called in Northern Ireland on Monday. The Catholic Herald reports.

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Gesture inspired by immersion

Children in East Timor can head back to their school after it was reopened last week thanks to the tireless efforts of a Gold Coast couple inspired by a Catholic Mission immersion trip, reports The Catholic Leader.

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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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