More than a thousand members of Melbourne’s Vietnamese Catholic community gathered last weekend for the 2022 Divine Mercy Congress. Source: Melbourne Catholic.
Parishes across Australia are raising banners in the lead-up to Laudato Si’ Week and the coming federal election, calling for bold action on climate change. Source: The Catholic Leader.
Having “the smell of sheep” for one military chaplain serving in Ukraine now means being surrounded by the smell of burned homes and lives. Source: CNS.
Pope Francis has urged Catholics to rediscover a book of the Bible that offers “valuable teaching on the alliance of the generations”. Source: CNA.
Parramatta Diocese has launched its “draft synthesis” document as part of the local consultation phase for the global Synod on Synodality. Source: Catholic Outlook.
More than three million Australians living in poverty desperately need additional support to survive as surging inflation puts household necessities out of reach, according to the St Vincent de Paul Society.
MacKillop Family Services' innovative education therapy dog program – Paw Pals – is helping children struggling at school to better manage their social and emotional behaviour and reconnect with their education.
The Trustees of Edmund Rice Education Australia have announced a new incorporated governance structure – to be called EREA Ltd – which heralds a transformation of the organisation for a new era.
A French religious sister who recently celebrated her 118th birthday is now the world’s oldest known person, following the death announced on Monday of a Japanese woman one year her senior. Source: ABC News.
A South Sudanese court has sentenced a Catholic priest and his three associates to different jail terms for the shooting of a bishop last year. Source: EyeRadio News.
Labor leader Anthony Albanese said his party, if elected, will need to recruit overseas health workers as a “stopgap” measure to meet its promise to increase the number of nurses in aged care. Source: ABC News.
There is no such thing as a “good” or “bad” nation because wickedness can be found everywhere, Pope Francis said on Monday. Source: NCR Online.
South Australia’s Malinauskas Government will invest $6 million into the Hutt Street Centre, Catherine House and the St Vincent de Paul Society to help address homelessness in the city. Source: Glam Adelaide.
Pope Francis has named Archbishop Laurent Bernard Marie Ulrich, Archbishop of Lille since 2008, as the new Archbishop of Paris. Source: The Tablet.
Australia’s child protection system is in crisis with far too many children taken into care and many not receiving the assistance they need, a new Australian Catholic University study has found.
Catholic Mission has launched its major appeal for the year – a community farm project in Ethiopia working to bring hope to families and children suffering from malnutrition.
More than 200 students and young adults in Broken Bay Diocese are set to begin their journey towards World Youth Day 2023, with a night of testimony, prayer and Portuguese-themed festivities. Source: Broken Bay News.
The Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer, more commonly known as the Redemptorists, is today celebrating 140 years in Australia. Source: Majellan Media.