The quarantine facility in Melbourne’s north (ABC News/Nicole Asher)

Melbourne’s purpose-built quarantine hub could be used to house hundreds of refugees fleeing war-torn Afghanistan and Ukraine. Source: SBS News.

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Materials from the pontificate of Pope Pius XII in the Vatican Apostolic Archives (CNS/Paul Haring)

Thousands of records detailing requests made to the Vatican by Jewish people persecuted by the Nazis will be published online, the Vatican announced yesterday. Source: CNS.

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Pope Francis greets Paul and Germaine Balenza of Congo at the opening of the World Meeting of Families in the Paul VI hall at the Vatican on Wednesday (CNS/Paul Haring)

Opening the World Meeting of Families at the Vatican, Pope Francis said that Catholic marriage is a gift, not just a formality or rule. Source: CNA.

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ACN benefactors helped fund spiritual camps for youth in Syria last year (ACN)

As the Church today marks the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, the Pontifical Foundation Aid to the Church in Need will also celebrate “Benefactors Day”.

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A scene from The Kitchen Brigade

In The Kitchen Brigade (La Brigade), a sous chef facing financial difficulties accepts a job at a shelter for young migrants. At first she hates the job then her passion for cuisine starts to change children’s lives. Source: Jesuit Media.

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Rescuers carry injured people to a helicopter following the earthquake in Afghanistan on Wednesday (CNS/Bakhtar News Agency, handout via Reuters)

Humanitarian organisations, including the global Caritas network, are responding to the Afghanistan earthquake, providing medicine, temporary shelter and emergency food distributions. Source: Caritas Australia.

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Cardinal John Dew (left) and Rev John Gilmore

Leaders of the Catholic Church in the Asia-Pacific region and the head of the National Council of Churches in Australia are among those who will serve as observers at the second assembly of the Plenary Council. Source: ACBC Media Blog.

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Claire Beausein with her Mandorla Art Award winning artwork, Chalice (Mandorla Art Award)

An artwork created from wild silkworm cocoons has won the 2022 Mandorla Art Award, Australia’s most significant thematic Christian art prize. Source: The eRecord.

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It was the first time the Walk with Jesus Eucharistic procession had been held in Sydney in three years (The Catholic Weekly/Giovanni Portelli)

More than 13,000 people took to Sydney’s streets on Sunday for the annual Walk with Christ Eucharistic procession. Source: The Catholic Weekly.

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Then Archbishop Joseph Ratzinger on the day of his ordination as archbishop of Munich and Freising in 1977 (CNS/KNA)

A sexual abuse survivor is reported to be suing retired Pope Benedict XVI in connection with the Munich abuse scandal. Source: CNS.

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Mark Butler hopes better working conditions would persuade former aged care nurses and personal carers to return to the sector (Bigstock)

Health Minister Mark Butler will introduce legislation to deliver the Albanese Government’s aged care reforms as early as next month, delivering on its election promise to mandate 24/7 registered nurses by next July. Source: The Age.

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Australian delegates to the World Meeting of Families with Chiara Porro (centre, holding child) this week (Twitter/AusAmbHolySee)

The Australian delegation to the World Meeting of Families in Rome has met with the Australian ambassador to the Holy See, Chiara Porro, on the eve of the event. Source: ACBC Media Blog.

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Fr Javier Campos Morales SJ (left) and Fr Joaquín César Mora Salazar SJ (CNA/Mexican Jesuits)

The Jesuits of Mexico have announced that two of their priests were killed on Monday inside a church in a mountainous region of Chihuahua state. Source: CNA.

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Sr Aileen Crowe FMM and the cover of her new book (Franciscan Missionaries of Mary)

A new book by Sr Aileen Crowe FMM argues that Australia’s refugee policies continually place the nation outside international law. Source: Franciscan Missionaries of Mary.

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Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP (ACBC/ Giovanni Portelli Photography)

“If the Church is meant to be a foundation of unity for humanity, we bishops are meant to be that for the Church,” Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP has told the United States bishops during their spring retreat. Source: The Catholic Weekly.

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A helicopter evacuates injured people after the earthquake in Afghanistan yesterday (Vatican News)

Pope Francis said he is praying for those who have lost their lives in an earthquake that struck eastern Afghanistan in the early hours of yesterday, killing more than 1000 people and injuring 1500 others. Source: Vatican News.

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Dr Philip Matthias has arranged the Mass setting for Catholic and Anglican liturgies (Melbourne Catholic)

Melbourne’s Catholic and Anglican dioceses will celebrate the 175th anniversary of their founding with a new Mass setting to be launched at St Patrick’s Cathedral and St Paul’s Anglican Cathedral on Sunday. Source: Melbourne Catholic.

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Despite last week’s decision by the Fair Work Commission to lift the national minimum wage by 5.2 per cent, millions of Australians will continue to live in poverty and on survival wages, Francis Sullivan writes. Source: Eureka Street.

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