Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP (ACBC)

Sydney Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP has warned activist-backed legal cases launched against religious schools “threaten the very future of faith-based education in this country”. Source: The Australian.

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Cardinal Sean O’Malley, president Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors (CNS/Gregory Tracy)

Members of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors meeting in Rome said there was a continued need to make safeguarding consistently part of the life of the Church around the world. Source: Crux.

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Notre Dame University

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Prince Charles with Pope Francis at the Vatican in 2017 (CNS/Vincenzo Pinto, pool via Reuters)

Prince Charles will travel to Rome next month to attend the canonisation ceremony of Blessed Cardinal John Henry Newman. Source: The Tablet.

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The Gearing Up for Parent Engagement in Student Learning resource is useful for parents, teachers and principals (CSPA)

A new toolkit launched in Canberra yesterday will provide resources to parents and schools to help improve student learning. Source: Catholic School Parents Australia.

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(From left) Sisters Jacqueline, Leonie, Nancy, Elizabeth, Delma and Sheela with Bishop Greg O’Kelly SJ at the new convent house (The Southern Cross)

Sisters from the Congregation of St Anne – Madras are staying true to their mission of "working for the betterment of women" around the world with the opening of a new convent house in South Australia. Source: The Southern Cross.

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Bishop Columba Macbeth-Green (centre) with members of the Australian Catholic Youth Council (ACBC)

Young people and youth ministers from across the country have met for the first time as the new members of the Australian Catholic Youth Council. Source: ACBC Media Blog.

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The Let’s Listen and Discern guide will help people participate in communal discernment (ACBC)

Plenary Council president Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB says the involvement of Catholics across the country remains critical as the Council’s Listening and Discernment stage ramps up.

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The National Party

The National Party is calling on the Morrison Government to “pursue” increasing welfare payments, in a new intervention in the debate to raise the rate of Newstart. Source: Sydney Morning Herald.

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The St John XXIII housing project in Kokopo East in Papua New Guinea (ucanews.com)

The Church in Papua New Guinea has turned housing developer in an effort to provide homes for migrant workers. In exchange, the local community will get voluntary help such as cleaning hospitals. Source: ucanews.com.

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Pro-life rally at Hyde Park in Sydney yesterday (ABC News/Ashleigh Raper)

Former prime minister Tony Abbott has told a pro-life rally in Sydney that the proposed bill to decriminalise abortion is “effectively infanticide on demand”. Source: ABC News.

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Cardinal Reinhard Marx (CNS/Sascha Steinbach/EPA)

The German bishops’ plans for a two-year process of consultation and deliberation on key issues facing the Church must conform to universal Church law and be approved by the Pope, said the prefect of the Congregation for Bishops. Source: CNS.

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The Suva archbishop gave first-hand insight into the plight of Pacific islanders affected by rising sea levels as a result of climate change (Cop 23 Fiji)

Brisbane Archbishop Mark Coleridge says the Church is not about to “butt out” of debates over environmental concerns. Source: The Catholic Leader.

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The report found the commitment across the Church to eradicate modern slavery is already high (Pexels)

Sydney Archdiocese’s Anti-Slavery Taskforce has released a new report calling on Church agencies to share resources and work more closely together to eradicate modern slavery.

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Sheree Limbrick and Bishop Paul Bird (CPSL and ACBC)

Ballarat Diocese has implemented 73 per cent of the indicators relevant to its operations under the National Catholic Safeguarding Standards, according to an audit report published today by Catholic Professional Standards.

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Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople receives the reliquary on June 30 in Istanbul, Turkey (CNS/Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople)

Pope Francis said giving fragments of St Peter’s bones to the head of the Church founded by Peter’s brother, St Andrew, was meant to be a reminder and encouragement of the journey toward Christian unity. Source: The Tablet.

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The Vatican Press Office released logos for the papal trips to Thailand and Japan (CNS/Vatican Press Office)

Pope Francis will visit Thailand and Japan in November in a visit expected to highlight his call for nuclear disarmament and honour the small Catholic communities in each country. Source: News.com.au.

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Archbishop Virgílio do Carmo da Silva (ucanews.com/Thomas Ora)

Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Virgilio do Carmo da Silva of Dili as East Timor’s first archbishop, 17 years after the country gained independence. Source: ucanews.com.

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Asylum-seeker children in detention on Nauru in 2018 (World Vision)

The Commonwealth Government breached the human rights of three Iranian families seeking asylum in Australia by sending them to Nauru, the Australian Human Rights Commission has found. Source: The Age.

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