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Catholics across the country are being urged to consider how they can pray for and offer practical support to neighbours around the world as the Church marks the World Day of Migrants and Refugees this month. Source: ACMRO.
Catholic organisations are at the forefront of an innovative partnership with government and business groups to eliminate homelessness across New South Wales which is starting to deliver results. Source: The Catholic Weekly.
In an historic gesture, the Catholic Church has made land available for Aboriginal cultural renewal near McLaren Vale, South Australia. Source: The Southern Cross.
New South Wales risks setting a national reopening precedent which leaves the vulnerable behind, with social services groups warning the 70 per cent vaccination target could mask inequity in low-income communities. Source: Sydney Morning Herald.
Two towering figures of 20th-century Polish Catholicism were beatified in Warsaw on Sunday. Source: Catholic News Agency.
The Catholic Church has accused the Berejiklian government of backing away from peace-deal negotiations over the management of the state’s cemeteries. Source: Daily Telegraph.
Faith-based hospitals will not be able to stop outside doctors helping terminally ill patients die after the Queensland Government rejected the churches' pleas for protection from the nation's widest euthanasia law. Source: The Australian.
The violence of the Holocaust and the atrocities committed against the Jewish people are tantamount to blasphemy, Pope Francis said during his visit to Slovakia. Source: Catholic News Service.
Islamic groups in India are objecting to a Catholic bishop’s claim that Muslims are targeting Christians for romance to convert them in a so-called “love jihad.” Source: Crux.
Human rights defenders have launched a book on Jesuit priest Fr Stan Swamy, who died in July while under detention on sedition charges. Source: UCA News.
Parramatta Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv’s concern for the mental health crisis affecting young people who have suffered during the current COVID-19 lockdown has resulted in a new campaign, “With You”. Source: Catholic Outlook.
Spending time in adoration of the Blessed Sacrament can heal Christians from a self-absorbed religiosity that is ostentatious and triumphalist, Pope Francis said yesterday in Hungary. Source: CNS.
From bustling Manila to the quiet Nullarbor Plain, Fr Harold Camonias has found that no journey is too long or difficult when God not only sends and accompanies you but even meets you at the destination. Source: The Catholic Weekly.
Catholic Religious Australia has urged the Commonwealth Government to make a greater commitment to assist Afghans whose lives are now at risk as a result of the recent Taliban take-over of the country.
Catholic Health Australia has launched a new video to highlight the dangers inherent in Queensland’s euthanasia legislation, set to be debated in the state’s Parliament this week.
New South Wales Health Minister Brad Hazzard is standing firm behind plans to require churchgoers to show proof of vaccination when the state reopens. Source: Sydney Morning Herald.
Melbourne Catholic Joe Doolan and his wife were living in New York on September 11, 2001, when the world watched in horror as multiple terrorist attacks took place. Source: Melbourne Catholic.
Pope Francis welcomed a giant puppet symbolising unaccompanied refugee children to the Vatican on Friday. Source: CNA.