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Cardinal Bo

Myanmar’s Cardinal Charles Bo has insisted climate change is real and compared economic and ecological "terrorists" to ISIS, according to Crux.

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Dr Jaclyn Duffin

Miracle expert Jacalyn Duffin doesn't sound like an atheist when she talks about the mysterious benefit of prayer and the witness of a saintly life but she says miracles happen, the Catholic Weekly reports.

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Paulaner beer

Back in the 1600s, Catholic monks brewed beer specifically for a liquid-only Lenten fast, Catholic News Agency reports.

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Bishop Peter Comensoli

Bishops from across Australia will be offering weekly Sunday Gospel reflections online as part of a new Lenten resource prepared by the Diocese of Broken Bay.

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Archbishop Oscar Romero

The Salvadoran Church has concluded the local investigation of an alleged miracle by the intercession of Blessed Oscar Romero, assassinated at the altar at the start of the Salvadoran Civil War, Vatican Insider reports.

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Persecuted Christians

Persecuted Christians are the focus of Pope Francis's monthly intentions for March, as released in his latest video message on The Pope Video website.

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St Christopher

The director of Canberra's Institute for Professional Standards and Safeguarding, Matt Casey, has assured the Canberra community that children have not been put at risk through the accomodation of clergy at Lanigan House in Garran.

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Cardinal Pietro Parolin

A group of cardinals who supported the election of Pope Francis are worried about his reforms and are planning to appeal to him to step down, a Vatican watcher claims, according to The Times.

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Cross vandalism

Charges have been laid against two men who confessed to vandalising a war memorial at Toowong in Brisbane, over what they said were its "blasphemous" overtones, the Brisbane Times reports

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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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Mass on Demand

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From St Mary’s, North Sydney. The first Mass of the day on YouTube

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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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