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Child dies in lift accident at Sydney Catholic school

Broken Bay Bishop Anthony Randazzo has expressed sadness after a 10-year-old boy died after becoming trapped under an elevator at a Catholic school on Sydney’s Upper North Shore yesterday. Source: Sydney Morning Herald and Broken Bay Diocese.

Anniversary Eastern Rite

Ukrainian Catholic community celebrates 60th anniversary of cathedral

The Ukrainian Catholic community has celebrated the 60th anniversary of the blessing of the Cathedral of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul in Melbourne.


Indigenous leader named ACT Local Hero 

If we don’t change anything, nothing is going to change, according to 2024 ACT Local Hero Selina Walker. Source: Catholic Voice.


Culture of safeguarding ‘embedded’ in New Norcia community

A safeguarding audit report published this week by Australian Catholic Safeguarding Ltd has found an embedded culture of safeguarding evident throughout the Benedictine community of New Norcia.

Families HIgher Education

Hungary’s president visits Campion College

Catholic liberal arts college Campion College has enjoyed its first visit from a head of state: Hungarian President Katalin Novák. Source: The Catholic Weekly.

Holy Land

Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem reconsecrates Holy Land to Our Lady, Queen of Palestine

On the feast day of Our Lady, Queen of Palestine and the Holy Land, the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem has reconsecrated the local Church and land to her. Source: National Catholic Register.

Feast Day Pope Francis Saints

Learn about the saints, be moved by their examples: Pope 

Holiness is a gift everyone receives with Baptism, and it is a journey to be made together with the help of the saints in heaven, Pope Francis said on the Feast of All Saints yesterday. Source: OSV News.


Proposed laws would give nurses green light to discuss euthanasia with patients

Nurses, social workers and counsellors will be able to initiate discussions about euthanasia with terminally ill people in the ACT, under what will be the most liberal framework in the country if enshrined into law. Source: The Australian.

In The Dioceses

Priest keeps op shop doors open for people who lost everything in bushfires

With bushfires burning in Queensland, Toowoomba Diocese priest Fr Jack MacGinley is keeping his local op shop in Tara open with a sign out front: “Goods all free, clothes all free, help yourself”. Source: The Catholic Leader.