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Premier pays tribute to Catholic health sector

New South Wales Premier Dominic Perrottet has marked World Day of the Sick with a video message thanking Catholic health workers for their contribution to society. Source: Catholic Health Australia.

Education Queensland

Future-proofing teaching in the Far North 

Cairns Catholic Education is aiming to future-proof the teaching industry in the Cairns region with 17 local students receiving 2023 education scholarships. 


Labor restores family reunion pathway for refugee boat arrivals

The Albanese Government has cleared the way for refugees who came to Australia by boat to bring family members to Australia. Source: SBS News.

Religion Uncategorised

Church of England to consider using gender-neutral terminology to refer to God

The Church of England will explore the use of gender-neutral terms to refer to God in prayers but says there are no plans to abolish current services. Source: ABC News.


Suva Archbishop calls for constructive relationship with Fiji Government

Suva Archbishop Peter Loy Chong says the Church is adamant about having a constructive relationship with the Fijian Government. Source: FBC News.

Film Review

Engaging documentary for Young and old

Knowing the Score is a documentary portrait of Australia’s Simone Young, an international orchestra conductor who broke the glass ceiling in terms of women conductors. Source: Jesuit Media.

Bishops Oceania Synodality

Bishops hear call for ‘theology of the Pacific’

Oceania’s Catholic bishops have been invited to imagine a “theology of the Pacific”, that would allow the Church in the region to speak with a voice and a faith that is “distinctive”. Source: ACBC Media Blog.

Gambling New South Wales

Archbishop Fisher backs plan to introduce cashless gaming card

Sydney Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP has commended New South Wales’ political leaders for supporting the introduction of a cashless gaming card, saying the Church and its agencies see the human cost of gambling addiction every day. Source: The Catholic Weekly.

Disaster Pope Francis

Pope Francis leads Hail Mary for earthquake victims

Pope Francis concluded his public audience yesterday with a prayer for the intercession of the Virgin Mary for the thousands of victims of a deadly earthquake in Türkiye and Syria. Source: CNA.