An Adelaide Catholic school has donated equipment to a new gym for the homeless, which aims to help people living rough turn their lives around through exercise. Source: The Southern Cross.
The New South Wales Upper House has rejected an amendment to a bill decriminalising abortion that sought to ban abortions on the grounds of sex selection. Source: SBS News.
Acknowledging evidence that “for several generations” the Church has not sufficiently taught its core truths, an American bishop has called for all ministries of his diocese to be “intentionally centred” on the Real Presence in the Eucharist. Source: CNS.
Before members of the Synod of Bishops for the Amazon began packing their bags for the assembly at the Vatican next month, a variety of groups were announcing side events. Source: Crux.
Which comes first, the chicken or the egg? I was thinking of this as I pondered the interconnection between the faith we hold and the call we experience to live that faith in the world, writes Shane Dwyer. Source: Catholic Voice.
The Church remains steadfast, even in times of scandal, because she is sustained by the Holy Spirit, Pope Francis said yesterday. Source: CNA.
Sydney QC John McCarthy believes Australia can be at the forefront of eradicating human slavery and forced labour within a generation and says the Church will play a big part in achieving that goal. Source: Eternity News.
Their smiles light up the room, but it’s the silent prayer life of the country’s newest religious community that could light the darkness surrounding the Church in Australia. Source: The Catholic Leader.
Two Tamil asylum-seekers and their Australian-born daughters will stay in Australia for at least one more day as their lawyers push for the Federal Court to hear their case. Source: The Guardian.
Pope Francis yesterday invited the faithful to open their hearts to compassion, which he says is the language of God. Source: Vatican News.
A divisive bill to decriminalise abortion in New South Wales could drag on for days, having already exposed deep rifts in the Liberal Party that culminated in a thwarted leadership spill. Source: Sydney Morning Herald.
Catholics in Ireland are being given a chance to vote on their favourite prayer during one of the largest outdoor festivals in the world. Source: Crux.
Cardinal George Pell’s lawyers have lodged a High Court challenge to his conviction, saying he was asked to prove the impossible by two appeal court judges. Source: The Australian.
Catholic women across Australia have a new avenue to explore issues of faith with the launch of the At The Well podcast series. Source: Catholic Outlook.
Connecting residents with their local community will be one of the benefits to come from Mercy Place Ballarat receiving a new bus. Source: The Courier.
Wilcannia-Forbes Bishop Columba Macbeth-Green OSPPE has urged federal politicians to address the difficulties many Indigenous Australians face and the challenges drought brings to people in his diocese. Source: ACBC Media Blog.
AMA Western Australia president Andrew Miller is warning draft voluntary assisted dying laws before Parliament would permit commercial euthanasia clinics to operate in the state. Source: WA Today.
Canberra couple Faye and Kevin Noonan have begun a six-year appointment on the leadership team for a global Catholic lay organisation based in Paris. Source: Catholic Voice.