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Cost Of Living

Vinnies calls for more help for struggling Australians

The St Vincent de Paul Society has called on the Albanese Government to provide urgent help to the growing number of Australians struggling to survive amid surging inflation and interest rates.

Governance

Bishops Conference publishes 2021 annual report

Former president Archbishop Mark Coleridge says the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference’s second annual report is “much more than a company report or a bureaucratic manifesto”. Source: ACBC Media Blog.

Opinion Refugees

Our chance to reset policy on asylum-seekers and refugees

Australia’s policies in relation to asylum-seekers and refugees in recent years have been unnecessarily mean, but the election of the Albanese Government provides a chance for a reset, writes Fr Frank Brennan SJ. Source: Eureka Street.

Pope Francis

Showing love and mercy are keys to entering heaven: Pope

Pope Francis said yesterday that as Christians await their death and the final judgement of God, the Gospel tells them what they must do to be welcomed into heaven: Love others because God is love. Source: CNS.

HIgher Education

Studying at Notre Dame ‘a ticket to the world’

Having to choose between study and travel is no longer an issue for students at The University of Notre Dame Australia, thanks to a landmark student exchange agreement with its founding partner in the United States.

Digital Life

‘Going deeper’ into the faith through new podcast

Evangelisation Brisbane’s new Going Deeper podcast is all about getting to the heart of what it means to be Catholic, says producer David Kruse. Source: The Catholic Leader.

Youth

New membership model for Young Christian Students

Having just marked its 80th anniversary, Melbourne Young Christian Students has announced a radical plan for its future – introducing direct individual memberships.

Interfaith

Interfaith dialogue ‘a priority for world peace’

Interfaith dialogue is of the utmost priority for world peace, Cardinal Christoph Schönborn said before leaving Vienna to take part in the Bahrain Forum for Dialogue this week. Source: The Tablet.

Asia

Bishops to take ‘new pathways’ to help make a better Asia

Catholic bishops in Asia have committed themselves to engage with governments, non-governmental agencies and civil organisations to respond to issues affecting the Church and society in their work for a better Asia. Source: Crux.

Safeguarding

Commission plans global safeguarding report

The Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors has met at the Vatican and laid the groundwork for an annual report on child protection efforts by the Church globally. Source: CNS.