Pope Francis visits the destroyed Al-Tahera Syriac Catholic Church in Mosul on March 7 (CNS/Paul Haring)

Despite years of suffering due to war and terrorism, the people of Iraq continue to look to the future with hope, Pope Francis said yesterday. Source: Crux.

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The year begins on the Feast of St Joseph (Dicastery for Laity, Family and LIfe)

The Vatican will mark the fifth anniversary of the publication of Amoris Laetitia, Pope Francis’ 2016 exhortation on the family, with a live-streamed event on March 19. Source: CNA.

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The Mosman property (Ray White Lower North Shore)

The Australian Catholic University has ended its decades-long practice of housing the vice-chancellor in an official residence and has put its Mosman mansion up for sale. Source: Domain.

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Notre Dame University

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Teresita Castillo de Diego with the document that accredited her as a missionary (CNA/Madrid Archdiocese)

A 10-year-old girl in Spain fulfilled her childhood dream of becoming a Catholic missionary shortly before dying from a brain tumour. Source: CNA.

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Church bells will toll today as part of the global day of action (ARRCC)

More than 100 Australian faith communities will "sound the alarm" for the climate as part of a major global multi-faith day of action today. Source: Catholic Outlook.

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Kirsty Robertson (Caritas Australia)

Empowering women and girls is one of the most cost-effective and sustainable ways to promote positive change in a community, whether in Australia or overseas, writes Caritas Australia’s Kirsty Robertson. Source: Eureka Street.

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Fr John Wotherspoon in Hong Kong (CNS photo/stringer)

An Australian Oblate priest says Hong Kong is facing the worst homelessness crisis he has seen in his three decades of living there. Source: CNS.

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The online resource is available on the Council of Catholic School Parents NSW/ACT (CCSP NSW/ACT)

One mum’s passion for helping her son with learning disabilities get the best education possible has sparked a new resource to assist parents and carers facing similar challenges. Source: The Catholic Weekly.

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One Nation said it would seek amendments relating to casual workers (Bigstock)

Fresh doubt has been cast on the Morrison Government’s ability to pass its industrial relations bill, with Senate crossbencher Stirling Griff calling for significant changes before he would consider supporting it. Source: The Australian.

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Ronald Sackville (Twitter/DRC_AU)

The Morrison Government has been accused of ignoring the disability royal commission’s “urgent” request for an extension to the inquiry, after failing to reply to the commissioner for more than four months. Source: The Guardian.

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Lawrie Knott with the new prayer book for children (The Catholic Leader/Mark Bowling)

During the uncertain times of COVID-19 restrictions last year, Brisbane’s Lawrie Knott started emailing prayer reflections to educators who work in Catholic kindergartens and long-day care centres. Source: The Catholic Leader.

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The Red Cross survey of 1900 temporary visa holders found lack of “sustainable financial support” was the largest barrier to staying safe and healthy (Bigstock)

Gaps in the safety net for temporary migrants during the COVID crisis put their health and safety in jeopardy, forcing some to choose between medical care and food, a Red Cross report warns. Source: The Australian.

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Notre Dame University

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Mark Murphy (Whitefriars website)

A Melbourne Catholic boys’ school principal says his students are learning as much in class about issues of gender and consent as those at coeducational schools. Source: The Age.

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The document calls on the Church to “denounce direct and systemic violence against women” (Bigstock)

The Vatican COVID-19 Commission has called for the Church and governments to increase support for women suffering from violence amid the coronavirus crisis. Source: CNA.

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Wivenhoe House (Sisters of the Good Samaritan)

The story of the Sisters of the Good Samaritan’s historic Wivenhoe House in Camden, New South Wales, will turn full circle when it again welcomes young people through the doors as it first did more than 110 years ago. Source: The Good Oil.

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Pope Francis and Abdullah Kurdi in Erbil, Iraq on Sunday (CNS/Vatican Media)

Abdullah Kurdi, the father of the three-year-old refugee boy whose death five years ago woke up the world to the reality of the migration crisis, says meeting Pope Francis was the best birthday present that he’s ever received. Source: Crux.

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Australian Women in Religion Project aims to create 100 new Wikipedia entries for Australian women in religion (Bigstock)

The University of Divinity in Melbourne is taking part in an international effort to increase the number of female biographical entries in Wikipedia. Source: Melbourne Catholic.

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Sr Ann Rosa Nu Tawng and Bishop Francis Daw Tang plead with security forces not to harm protesters in Myanmar on Monday (UCA News)

While the world is closely watching Myanmar’s crisis following the military coup, a Catholic religious sister has set a shining example with her fearlessness in confronting security forces. Source: UCA News.

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