People displaced by fighting in northwestern Myanmar at a shelter in Chin state (CNS/Reuters)

Thousands of people have taken refuge in churches and convents as Myanmar’s military has continued to fight local resistance forces in the conflict-torn nation. Source: UCA News.

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Pope Francis said Jesus is “the absolute intercessor”, praying for each person, even those who condemned him (Bigstock)

Jesus is always praying for each and every person, desiring that his word would help people in their lives and that they never would feel alone, Pope Francis said yesterday. Source: CNS.

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Australia’s minimum wage will be $20.33 an hour or $772.60 a week for full-time workers (Bigstock)

The Fair Work Commission has announced a 2.5 per cent increase in the minimum wage and related award minimum wages, which will mean an extra $18.80 a week for Australia’s lowest-paid full-time workers. Source: ABC News.

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Michaelia Cash (Facebook/SenatorCash)

Attorney-General Michaelia Cash is to bring a major rewrite of the contentious Religious Discrimination Bill to parliament by December, sparking new debate over faith-based and gay rights before the next election. Source: The Australian.

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Participants in the the Morley Review Leadership Symposium (ACU)

Developing the future leadership of Catholic schools and celebrating 200 years of the Catholic school sector in Australia were the focus of a major event held in Sydney recently. Source: Australian Catholic University.

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The musicians who recorded ‘One Quiet Man’ at Marcellin College in Melbourne (Supplied)

A new hymn in honour of St Joseph highlights the saint as an antidote to an often superficial and celebrity-soaked culture. Source: Catholic Outlook.

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Emergency relief providers have lauded the Queensland Government’s move to commit $2.9 billion to social housing in this week’s state budget. Source: The Catholic Leader.

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Perth couple Karen and Derek Boylen were part of the Australian contingent to take part in a Vatican conference on marriage and family(Supplied)

An Australian couple that attended an international webinar on marriage and family said Pope Francis is urging Catholics “to make our families living witnesses to the dynamic and creative expression of God’s love”. Source: ACBC Media Blog.

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Sr Adele Howard and Chris Rigby are among this year’s Queen’s Birthday honour recipients (Supplied)

Catholics were recognised for their outstanding service in the annual Queen’s Birthday honours list in fields including health, welfare, education, politics, justice and sport. Source: The Catholic Weekly.

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Jesuit Communications Australia has launched the Australian Catholics Education Hub and Teachers’ Forum to serve the Catholic education sector. Source: Catholic Outlook.

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Cardinal Blase Cupich (CNS/Paul Haring)

Ahead of important international meetings this week, Cardinal Blase Cupich of Chicago urged US President Joe Biden and other world leaders to work for “a world without nuclear weapons” as a “moral necessity”. Source: CNA.

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The document says people with disabilities should be involved in making decisions about their health care needs (Bigstock)

People with disabilities were often overlooked and faced discrimination in various health care policies and practices during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Pontifical Academy for Life. Source: CNS.

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Inmates in a prison in Porto Alegre, Brazil (CNS/Diego Vara, Reuters)

Catholic leaders in Brazil say the decision by the Government’s penitentiary agency to replace in-person chaplain visits with ecumenical closed circuit radio stations is an attack on the Church. Source: Crux.

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Members of Caritas Australia and Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand in Wellington, New Zealand (Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand)

Members of Caritas Australia and Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand met in Wellington last week to reconfirm their shared commitment to addressing global poverty and inequities.

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A generation of young people is at risk of being channelled into low-skilled and low-paying jobs, with disrupted learning through the pandemic exacerbating socio-economic fault lines in Australia’s education system. Source: The Age.

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Fr Joseph Walsh (Twitter/Fr Joe Walsh)

A Perth priest accused of stealing almost $500,000 from his parish has settled civil proceedings with the Church, acknowledging he used parish money partly for personal use and agreeing to pay it back. Source: ABC News.

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Kopika and Tharnicaa Murugappan (Supplied)

Immigration Minister Alex Hawke yesterday announced he would allow a family of Tamil asylum-seekers to live in Perth community detention while four-year-old Tharnicaa Murugappan undergoes treatment in hospital. Source: The Catholic Leader.

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A locked medications box of the type used in Victoria

Family members would be allowed to pick up the lethal medication used to end someone’s life at home under Queensland’s controversial euthanasia legislation. Source: The Courier-Mail.

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