Politics

Politics

Premier and opposition leader

Queensland political rivals have responded to Church leaders’ queries on policies ranging from job creation and education, to support for drought-affected farmers, environmental and law and order issues, reports The Catholic Leader.

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International

International

Altar boys favoured

A Catholic priest who recently took charge of a San Francisco parish has said only boys can be altar servers, amid a wider debate over conservative concerns that the Church has become too “feminised," reports the Religion News Service.

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International

Pope intervened

A judge in the Spanish city of Granada has charged 10 priests with sexually abusing a child, in a case that was brought forward after Pope Francis telephoned the victim in August to offer the Church's apology, reports Reuters on the ABC.

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Education

Education

The Toowoomba school

The Diocese of Toowoomba has vowed to respect the cultural significance of the site of the former Toowoomba South State School that it has just bought, reports The Chronicle.

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Feature

Feature

Rebuilding begins

An archbishop in Niger said the Church would rebuild after rioters destroyed its places of worship during protests over cartoons mocking depictions of Muhammad by the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, reports The Catholic Herald.

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Film Review

Unbroken needs gentle repair

28 Jan 2015
Unbroken and imperfect

Unbroken tells the true story of Olympian and WWII veteran Louie Zamperini. Despite the story’s ripe foundations, the film feels curiously inert.

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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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