The school where Sr Bhagya is the principal (YouTube)

A Catholic religious facing arrest over conversion charges in India’s Madhya Pradesh state has appealed to the state’s high court for anticipatory bail after a trial court turned down her appeal for anticipatory bail. Source: UCA News.

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Five Catholic primary schools will open in 2022 and 2023 (CECV)

The Catholic Education Commission of Victoria is seeking state and federal funding for its plans to open several schools in Melbourne’s fast-growing outer suburbs over the next two years. Source: The Age.

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Red Square, Moscow (CNA/Evlakhov Valeriy)

Pope Francis has commended a Russian version of his 2020 encyclical promoting human fraternity translated by a Moscow Muslim group that hopes the document will promote peaceful dialogue among religions. Source: RNS.

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Notre Dame University

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Pope Francis goes to confession in a scene from The Pope Video for March (Vatican News)

Pope Francis’ prayer intention for March seeks to highlight the joy that the sacrament of Reconciliation brings and reminds the faithful it is a loving and merciful encounter with God. Source: Vatican News.

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Archbishop Bashar Warda  (ACN)

To mark Pope Francis’ trip this week to Iraq, Aid to the Church in Need has announced a $2.3 million program to support young Christian students in the country.

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The size and weight of the new book will make it easier for altar servers to hold and carry. (Supplied)

A years-long project to produce a book that contains the prayers the celebrant prays from the presider’s chair has been completed, with the new book now on sale in Australia. Source: ACBC Media Blog.

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Caitlin Swan and Koco the cockatoo in Katie and Koco (Shalom World)

Caitlin Swan hopes her new television show will raise the Australian profile of her great-great-great aunt, St Marie-Alphonsine Danil Ghattas. Source: The Catholic Leader.

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A pro-life rally in the lead up to the South Australian parliamentary debate on the bill (The Southern Cross)

The passing of legislation allowing late-term abortions in South Australia has sparked calls for greater involvement of pro-life advocates in the political arena. Source: The Southern Cross.

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New South Wales and South Australia are moving to introduce similar euthanasia schemes (ABC News)

The number of people accessing Victoria’s euthanasia program is rising as the scheme appears to gain momentum in the state. Source: Herald Sun.

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Rene Thompson and Kendal Fraser (The Catholic Leader)

Kendal Fraser and her mum, Rene Thompson, never thought they’d share a job title helping women with debilitating health issues. Source: The Catholic Leader.

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Pope Francis will visit Iraq from March 5-8 (CNS/Todd Habiger, The Leaven)

Despite the pandemic and security concerns, Pope Francis is determined to visit Iraq this week to pay homage to Christians and other minorities persecuted for their faith and promote an interreligious message of peace and harmony. Source: CNS.

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Cardinal Vincent Nichols said the fight against modern slavery requires international cooperation, such as the US inquiry into the fashion industry in the East Midlands (Bigstock)

English Cardinal Vincent Nichols has welcomed a United States investigation into alleged labour abuses in the garment-making industry in the city of Leicester. Source: CNA.

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Notre Dame University

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Fr Gerry O

The Irish Bishops Conference is planning a national synod for the Church in Ireland “in the near future”. Source: The Tablet.

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George Palmer, Janet Coombs, Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP, Christine McCarthy and Gregory Glass (Facebook/Archbishop ANthony Fisher OP/Patrick J Lee)

As the first non-seminarian to study canon law at St Patrick’s College, Manly, during the 1960s, Janet Coombs once offered to wear a black dress to classes to blend in with her soutane-wearing classmates. Source: The Catholic Weekly.

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Sr Monica Cavanagh RSJ (Sisters of Saint Joseph)

The Sisters of Saint Joseph have joined the call for radical and lasting change to Australia’s aged care system, following the release of the aged care royal commission final report on Monday.

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Peter Woods speaking at the Youth Ministry Equipping School (Catholic Voice)

Educator Peter Woods has a vision to inspire and equip Catholic schools and youth ministries to become centres of the new evangelisation. Source: Catholic Voice.

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Myanmar migrants to be deported in Lumut, Malaysia, on February 23 (CNS/Lim Huey Teng, Reuters)

For the next World Day of Migrants and Refugees, Pope Francis wants Catholics to focus on greater communion and unity among all people. Source: Crux.

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Members of Brisbane’s Vietnamese Catholic community Chaplaincy with Fr Joseph Vu SVD (centre) (Divine Word Missionaries)

A new community centre in Brisbane “signals a new beginning, filled with hope” for the local Vietnamese Catholic community. Source: In the Word.

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