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Pope Francis and President Obama share a joke

When the Argentine President casually touched Pope Francis on the arm during an exchange of gifts, she quickly recoiled in horror believing she had breached protocol. Pope Francis simply leaned forward to thank her with a kiss on the cheek. It was a symbolic 'kiss goodbye' to centuries of staid formality. President Obama and others reflect on the style and substance of Pope Francis in a report from 60 Minutes.

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Backgrounder

Backgrounder

Do this in memory of me

16 Mar 2014
Supper at Emmaus by Caravaggio

Breaking bread and taking the Eucharist is a practice that has profoundly influenced Western culture. ABC Radio looks at its place in our history and contemporary culture.

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Living Catholic

Living Catholic

Archbishop Philip Wilson of Adelaide

Adelaide's The Advertiser took time out on the tram for this Easter interview with Philip Wilson, the Archbishop of Adelaide and Vice-President of the Australian Catholic Bishops' Conference .  

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Video

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Bishop Bill Wright

'God did not allow death to have the last word on him. He is risen! Happy Easter.' An Easter message from Bishop Bill Wright of the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle.

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Obituary

Brian Harradine

Driven from the Labor Party for criticising links to Communism, the pro-life trade unionist became an independent stalwart of the Australian Senate. Prime Ministers beat a path to his door, but he remained unpredictable.

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Digest Local

Rain clouds over Queensland

Wilcannia-Forbes bishop, Missionary Sisters of Service, Wiradjuri artists, Cooktown, Roma, Tim Fischer opens Catholic intellectual centre, Melbourne's Youth Cross launch, Chrism Mass, 'send 'er down Hughie,' .

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Digest International

Papal selfies

Obama responds to religious leaders, cleric breaks gay marriage ban, Vatican Mass for modern martyrs, Pope Francis selfies, Chile, Nigeria, Ireland, ebola outbreak aid, Holy Week, Pope's World Youth Day Message.

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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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