The Queensland Catholic Education Commission and the Independent Education Union will head to the Fair Work Commission for resolution after negotiations failed (Bigstock)

The Queensland Catholic Education Commission and teaching staff have failed to find a resolution to a dispute over work conditions and payment. Source: Sunshine Coast Daily.

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Pope Francis speaks to students and staff at the Jesuit-run Sophia University in Tokyo yesterday (CNS/Vatican Media via Reuters)

Pope Francis wrapped up his Japan visit in a very personal way yesterday, spending the morning with his Jesuit confreres in the community that would have been his own had his dream to be a missionary come true. Source: Crux.

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Pope Francis addresses reporters aboard the papal plane yesterday (CNS/Paul Haring)

Questions about Vatican finances, especially those involving a real estate deal in London, are serious but they also are a sign that reforms begun by Pope Benedict XVI are working, Pope Francis said yesterday. Source: CNS.

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Bishop Vincent Long and concelebrating priests during the dedication ceremony of the new church in Kenthurst (Parramatta Diocese/Mary Brazell)

After years of hope, prayers and even a letter to the Pope, a Parramatta parish's dream of a new church has finally come true. Source: Catholic Outlook.

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Melbourne Anglican Archbishop Philip Freier and Archbishop Peter A. Comensoli at the Parliamentary Interfaith Breakfast yesterday (ACU)

The importance of championing diversity and inclusion were key themes at Australian Catholic University’s fifth Parliamentary Interfaith Breakfast at Parliament House in Melbourne yesterday.

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Fr Tom McDonough CP, Fr Peter Smith, former asylum-seeker and author Behrouz Boochan, Bishop Vincent Long van Nguyen OFM Conv. and Mary Clare Holland OP in Papua New Guinea (CRA)

Catholic leaders have urged the Morrison Government not to overturn the medevac law and to find a humane solution to the plight of asylum-seekers and refugees. Source: Catholic Religious Australia.

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Members of the Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn Catholic Women’s Taskforce (Supplied)

A group of women from the Canberra-Goulburn Archdiocese will work together on a newly-formed taskforce to support and promote women in the local Catholic Church. Source: Catholic Voice.

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UNDA’s Professor Selma Alliex and Illuminance Solutions chief Nilesh Makwana (The eRecord)

The University of Notre Dame Australia and a Perth-based ICT consultancy have joined forces to launch an initiative designed to increase digital literacy among Indigenous people in Broome. Source: The eRecord.

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Scott Morrison announced 10,000 new home care packages on Monday (Bigstock)

Aged care advocates, including Catholic Health Australia, say the Morrison Government’s $500 million response to the crisis gripping the sector doesn’t go far enough. Source: The Daily Telegraph.

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The Morrison Government has listed medevac repeal for tomorrow in the Senate. (Human Rights Commission/iStock)

A majority of Australian voters back the medevac regime in its current state or believe it should be more compassionate, according to the latest Guardian Essential poll. Source: The Guardian.

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Fr Nicola Corradi arrives for his trial in Mendoza, Argentina, on August 5 (CNS/Maximilano Rios, Reuters)

Two priests were each sentenced to more than 40 years in prison in Argentina for the sexual abuse of deaf children, a court in the western city of Mendoza ruled yesterday. Source: SBS News.

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Pope Francis embraces a victim of the 2011 triple disaster in Tokyo yesterday (CNS/Paul Haring)

While not adopting the Japanese bishops’ opposition to nuclear power plants as his own, Pope Francis insisted the 2011 meltdown at the Daiichi Nuclear Power Station in Fukushima raises serious questions. Source: CNS.

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Archbishop Mark Coleridge (ACBC)

The Queensland parliamentary inquiry into aged care, end-of-life and palliative care, and voluntary assisted dying prompts reflection on the kind of society we want to be, writes Brisbane Archbishop Mark Coleridge. Source: The Australian.

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Frederik Mayet (third from left) portrays Jesus in the 2010 Oberammergau Passion Play (CNS/Michael Dalder, Reuters)

Every 10 years, the German army allows a few men to breach its “clean-shaven” requirements and complete their compulsory military service with long hair and beards. The men are performers in the Oberammergau Passion Play. Source: The Age.

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Bishop Bill Wright is presented with the Word of God at the diocesan synod on Saturday (MNnews.Today)

The first session of the Maitland-Newcastle diocesan synod process took place on Saturday, with 400 people gathering in prayer, community and hope for the future of the diocese and the Church. Source: MNnews.Today.

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We need rain, but it is continuing uncertainty that heightens personal anguish and despair, says Joe Zabar (Bigstock)

The social and economic impact of drought and bushfires across parts of the country will flow through the affected communities for years, writes Catholic Social Services Australia’s Joe Zabar. Source: The Catholic Leader.

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Scott Morrison announces the aged care package yesterday (ABC News)

More than 10,000 new packages to allow older Australians to remain in their home for longer will be rolled out from December 1, the Morrison Government announced yesterday. Source: Sydney Morning Herald.

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ACYF pilgrims at St Patrick’s Cathedral in East Melbourne on Sunday (Melbourne Catholic)

More than 1000 young people from across Melbourne made their way to the CBD on Sunday for a pilgrimage walk and commissioning event in the lead-up to next month’s Australian Catholic Youth Festival in Perth. Source: Melbourne Catholic.

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