Science can offer tools to Catholics in the effort to research and combat climate change, according to US climate and biodiversity scientist Gregory Asner. Source: Vatican News.
Proponents of the beatification of American TV evangelist Venerable Fulton Sheen are still searching for answers about the cause, nearly two years after that process was paused. Source: CNA.
Sydney’s St Vincent’s Hospital is looking after some of the community’s most vulnerable members of the community by taking vaccinations to the streets. Source: The Catholic Weekly.
An ancient and enduring art form has captured the strength of women of Scripture, through the work of a Tasmanian iconographer. Source: Hobart Archdiocese.
In the science-fiction drama Reminiscence, Hugh Jackman is a “private investigator of the mind” who offers his clients the chance to relive memories that they desire. Source: Jesuit Media.
With just over five weeks until the first assembly of the Fifth Plenary Council of Australia, Archbishop Mark Coleridge concedes there were times when he “wondered if we would ever make it”. Source: ACBC Media Blog.
Pope Francis has named Salesian Sr Alessandra Smerilli as interim secretary of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development. Source: NCR Online.
Former prime minister Tony Abbott says proposed euthanasia laws in New South Wales would fundamentally undermine the relationship between doctors and patients by legitimising doctor-assisted suicide in the state. Source: CNS.
The bishops of Victoria have expressed their solidarity and support with the local Afghan community and their families back home in a joint statement released yesterday. Source: Melbourne Catholic.
The Australian Cardijn Institute will host a webinar next month in honour of the 50th anniversary of the death of French priest Fr Pierre Haubtmann, chief editor of the Vatican II document Gaudium et Spes.
Leaders from the world’s 20 largest economies are facing “make-or-break” decisions that can boost healthcare, reduce poverty and address the impact of climate change in developing nations, says an alliance of faith-based development organisations. Source: NCR Online.
A Catholic church serving more than 300 Christian families in Pakistan’s commercial capital of Karachi was demolished on Tuesday, despite resistance from a civil society group and warnings from United Nations human rights experts. Source: Crux.
Hypocrites are afraid of the truth, fearful of who they really are and incapable of truly loving, Pope Francis said yesterday during his weekly general audience. Source: CNS.
The Sisters of the Good Samaritan are inviting Catholic women to apply for the Study and Mentoring Leadership Program, which offers financial and personal support while undertaking theological studies. Source: The Good Oil.
The Catholic education sector has praised the hard work of school leaders, teachers and families on the release of NAPLAN 2021 results, which showed the pandemic had no significant impact on student literacy and numeracy achievement.
The St Vincent de Paul Society National Council has welcomed the release of the federal Parliament’s final report into housing and homelessness in Australia.
About 10 per cent of seniors – nearly 500,000 – experience some form of abuse, usually financial or psychological, according to advocacy group Elder Abuse Action Australia. Source: The Age.
Jesuit priest and human rights lawyer Fr Frank Brennan says “doing our bit” should mean taking in 20,000 Afghans seeking refuge, rather than 3000. Source: Sky News Australia.