Don Barrett (The Catholic Leader)

Brisbane Catholic Don Barrett has taught Latin for more than half a century and says the best part about learning the language of the Romans is how it improves your English. Source: The Catholic Leader.

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The annual Mapping Social Cohesion report measures Australian attitudes on issues including immigration and multiculturalism (Bigstock)

There is a “substantial negative sentiment” towards Australians of African, Asian and Middle Eastern heritage, according to new research that’s prompted calls for a national anti-racism strategy. Source: Pro Bono News.

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An elderly woman crosses a square to receive a free lunch from the municipal social services in Athens, Greece, December 2020 (CNS/Costas Baltas, Reuters)

A new attitude and approach toward the elderly are needed in today’s world, especially when they become more fragile, the Pontifical Academy for Life said yesterday. Source: CNS.

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The $150 coronavirus supplement is due to expire at the end of March (Bigstock)

Some of Australia’s poorest electorates could lose as much as $3 million a fortnight in economic support if the coronavirus welfare supplement ends, new analysis reveals. Source: The Guardian.

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The Sydney Statement identifies principles for a harmonious multi-religious society (Supplied)

A coalition of young adults from different religions yesterday released an interfaith charter for “building bridges” between people of faith. Source: Columban Centre for Christian-Muslim Relations.

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Caritas India has encouraged social distancing at handpumps and other public facilities (Caritas India)

Caritas India has been recognised for its efforts to help vulnerable communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Source: Caritas Australia.

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Catholic Religious Australia has urged the Morrison Government to consider revisions to its Fair Work Amendment Bill 2020, which CRA says will leave some workers vulnerable and their rights compromised.

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The Church today marks World Day of the Sick (Bigstock)

Catholic Health Australia says it’s more vital than ever to heed the central message of World Day of the Sick and deliver “trust-based care” during the pandemic.

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The microphone used by Pope Pius XI in 1931 to inaugurate Vatican Radio (Vatican Media)

Celebrating its 90th anniversary, the directors of Vatican Radio announced the creation of a new website and a 24-hour web radio. Source: Vatican News.

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The logo for Pope Francis’ March trip to Iraq (Vatican News)

Iraq’s Great Al-Tahira Immaculate Conception Cathedral in Bakhdida was set aflame in 2014 after Islamic State took control of the town. Now the restored cathedral is preparing to welcome Pope Francis during his trip to Iraq next month. Source: CNA.

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Pope Francis addresses diplomats accredited to the Holy See during an audience in the Hall of Blessings at the Vatican yesterday ( CNS/Vatican Media)

Pope Francis has exhorted governments to emerge from the coronavirus pandemic focused on creating a fairer market economy, addressing climate change and providing basic health care to their citizens. Source: NCR Online.

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Police investigate after the bombing at St Sebastian Church in Negombo, Sri Lanka, on April 21, 2019 (CNS/Reuters)

A senior Church official has asked Sri Lanka's president for access to a presidential commission’s report on the 2019 Easter Sunday bomb attacks that killed more than 260 people, including churchgoers. Source: Crux.

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Worshippers in Manila, The Philippines, receive ashes sprinkled on their heads on Ash Wednesday, 2020 (CNS/Eloisa Lopez, Reuters)

Priests across the world will take special COVID-19 precautions when distributing ashes on Ash Wednesday next week, including sprinkling ashes on top of people’s heads rather than using them to make a cross on their foreheads. Source: CNS.

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The St Vincent de Paul Society was still providing emergency assistance up to six months after the 2020 Black Summer bushfires (Vinnies NSW)

A year on from the Black Summer bushfires that ravaged Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia, the St Vincent de Paul Society believes there are lessons to be learned to ensure a more streamlined response to future disasters.

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Monica Kwan with her daughter Grace (The Southern Cross)

With the abortion debate raging in South Australia, an Adelaide mum invites any woman who is considering ending the life of her unborn child to spend some time with her daughter before making the decision. Source: The Southern Cross.

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The scholarships cover tuition, uniform, textbook, excursion and extracurricular activity costs for the duration of the student

Another 100 children and young people in care will be offered scholarships in Catholic schools across South Australia thanks to an innovative partnership between the Marshall Government and Catholic Education South Australia.

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An image of Sudanese St Josephine Bakhita is carried in procession during a prayer service led by Pope Francis in St Peter’s Basilica (CNS)

Brisbane Archdiocese is taking bold new steps to combat modern slavery through ethical business practices, as the Church yesterday marked the feast of St Josephine Bakhita. Source: The Catholic Leader.

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Chris Lee receives a Plenary Council candle from Sydney Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP (The Catholic Weekly/Giovanni Portelli)

Sydney’s youngest Plenary Council delegate, Chris Lee, says there is a “deep yearning for Christ” among Australia’s Catholic youth – a perspective he hopes to voice at the council in October. Source: The Catholic Weekly.

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