Are we to blame?

There has been a tension present in Christianity ever since Jesus' said 'blessed are the poor, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.' Who or what does Pope Francis really see as the culprit in holding back the poor, asks America magazine.

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New CRA head Sr Berneice Loch

Sister Berneice Loch rsm OAM has been elected as the new President of Catholic Religious Australia (CRA) at the 2014 CRA National Assembly held in Melbourne last week.

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Comfort women

Korean women forced to work at Japanese military brothels during World War II have been invited to a Mass by Pope Francis, the Global Post reports.

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Memorial for murdered Israeli teens

The Vatican has condemned the killing of three Israeli teenagers in the West Bank as a 'hideous and unacceptable crime' and an obstacle to peace, Reuters reports.

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Good Vibrations still

The lenses though which we see The Troubles are many and varied. This film about a DJ whose story in Belfast draws the general from his specifics turned into a box office success.

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Jean Marie Chavoin

A Religious Congregation of women who form one branch of a 'family tree' which includes Marist Fathers, Marist Brothers, Marist Missionary Sisters (SMSM) and Marist Laity.

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Paul Barry

Media Watch investigates the real story behind Ireland's mother-and-baby home at Tuam, and how it came to be that false reports that '800 dead babies had been dumped in a septic tank' circled the globe 'before truth had time to put it socks on.'

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Pray as they play

Is there a way to use the World Cup in our evangelism, asks Dr Lincoln Harvey in The Tablet.

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Vatican banker Ernst Von Freyberg

The Vatican is negotiating the imminent departure of Vatican Bank president Ernst von Freyberg, The Boston Globe reports.

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Royal Commission

For the first time, the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has heard public testimony from a former Religious and convicted serial abuser, writes Dan Box in The Australian. 

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Royal Commission

Truth, Justice and Healing Council CEO, Francis Sullivan, has welcomed the release of the interim report from the Royal Commission into Institutional Response to Child Sexual Abuse.

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Corvey Abbey, Weser River

An historic monastery has been added to UNESCO's World Heritage list. The abbey was founded in the 822 AD under Louis the Pious, son of Frankish King Charlemagne, and now welcomes 100,000 tourists a year.

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Transformers

It's like they say – a succesful first part of a franchise sets up one, and possibly two sequels. But a third is often a film too far.

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Elton John Sky News screen shot

British musician Elton John described Pope Francis as 'wonderful' in an interview on Sunday in which he claimed Jesus would support gay marriage, Yahoo News reports.

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Pope Francis

After placing woollen bands, called palliums, over the shoulders of 24 archbishops from around the world, Pope Francis urged them to trust in God and not seek refuge in power or prestige, Catholic News Service reports.

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Pope and his Cardinal advisors

The group of eight cardinals advising Pope Francis on reforming the governance of the Church is set to meet with him for the fifth time this week, reports NCR Online.

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Jennifer Herrick

A disabled woman, already compensated in a claim of sexual abuse by her priest, has spoken out against the Church for relying on the 'Ellis defence' to fight a new legal claim, Yahoo 7 News reports.

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Professor John Swinton

The theology of disability is a way of looking at God and human beings from a perspective that is overlooked, says visiting theologian, Professor John Swinton.

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Redemptorist Monastery

Monastery, mission house and retreat house of the Redemptorists in Perth, bringing the Good News to the world and living in a community of hope.

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Legionaries of Christ

Last night on the ABC's Compass, the second part of a documentary on the Legion of Christ was telecast.

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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

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