World Day Against Trafficking in Persons is on Thursday (ACRATH)

Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans is urging people to support those most vulnerable to trafficking during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Josh Frydenberg and Scott Morrison (ABC News/Nick Haggarty)

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says the Morrison Government is “favourably disposed” to extending the coronavirus supplement welfare payment beyond Christmas. Source: SBS News.

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Sr Rachel OCD (Ruth Burrows) and Dr Michelle Jones (BBI-TAITE)

A book on mysticism written by a British Carmelite nun and edited by an Australian author and lecturer has won two first-place awards in international publishing competitions. Source: BBI-TAITE.

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Bishop Enrique Figaredo SJ meets with people with disabilities in Cambodia (Catholic Mission)

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Australians need to ensure we don’t fall into the trap of ignoring the plight of those who are much worse off than ourselves, writes Fr Brian Lucas. Source: Catholic Outlook.

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A woman who attended St Brendan’s Catholic Church in Sydney

Four confirmed COVID-19 cases have been linked to a woman who attended a number of Catholic services in Sydney’s southwest last week. Source: ABC News.

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Margaret Whitson (Calvary Mater Newcastle)

Calvary Mater Newcastle's aim to provide health care in a culturally safe environment has sharpened the organisation's commitment to closing the disparity gap for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Source: MNNews.Today.

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Bishop Shelton Fabre (CNS/Bob Roller)

The response of Catholics to racism and racial injustice can lead to a watershed moment, according to the chair of the US bishops' anti-racism committee. Source: Crux.

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Notre Dame University

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Of the 60,000 people expected to be eligible for the scheme, fewer than 7500 had so far applied (National Redress Scheme website)

It would take 50 years for the estimated 60,000 survivors of institutional child sexual abuse to receive redress at the current rate, the federal Opposition has claimed. Source: Sydney Morning Herald.

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Multi-coloured pregnancy warnings on alcoholic beverages will be mandatory (Bigstock)

Catholic winemaker Tim Kirk has welcomed new regulations to protect pregnant women and the unborn with alcohol warning labels, but says the industry was wrongly portrayed for questioning the cost of the requirements. Source: The Catholic Leader.

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Archbishop Mark Coleridge and Archbishops Makarios (ACBC and Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia)

The president of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference and the head of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia say Hagia Sophia’s revised status as a mosque risks sowing division in a world seeking common ground. Source: ACBC Media Blog.

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Meals are prepared for the vulnerable people in Fremantle and Perth as part of the Doorstop Dinners II project (The eRecord)

A home-delivered meal service for vulnerable people founded by a Catholic homelessness service in Fremantle is expanding to include people from the Perth metropolitan area. Source: The eRecord.

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The new website went live in mid-July (CNS)

The Vatican Library has revamped its website to serve scholars better and facilitate navigation for the curious. Source: CNS.

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Josh Frydenberg lays out numbers in his economic updated yesterday (ABC News/David Sciasci)

Almost one in 10 Australians will be unemployed by Christmas as the coronavirus pandemic continues to deeply affect workers and their families. Source: SBS News.

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Notre Dame University

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Sir Peter Cosgrove (Wikimedia/Office of the Official Secretary to the Governor-General)

It has been one year since Sir Peter Cosgrove retired as Australia's Governor-General. To mark the occasion, he has given a wide-ranging interview discussing his life, career and retirement. Source: Sydney Archdiocese.

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Archbishop Paul Gallagher (ACBC)

The Church has failed to defend Christians effectively, partly because it historically accepted persecution as part of its “community story,” says the Vatican's foreign minister. Source: Catholic Herald.

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Last week’s bestsellers at the Central Catholic Bookshop (Facebook/Central Catholic Bookshop)

Sales at Melbourne’s Central Catholic Bookshop have revealed some valuable insights about the lives and faith of Catholics in lockdown. Source: Melbourne Catholic.

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Claire Victory (Supplied)

The St Vincent de Paul Society has called for the release of refugees detained in hotels in Brisbane and Melbourne. Source: The Catholic Leader.

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Cate Blanchett in Where’d You Go, Bernadette (IMDB Annapurna Pictures)

Where’d You Go, Bernadette tells the story of a middle-aged woman who reconnects with her professional past after choosing to sacrifice her creative skills for the sake of her family. Source: ACOFB.

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