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Bad behaviour in Australian schools among worst in developed world

Truancy, bullying and intimidation among students is rife in Australian schools while teachers report being ill-prepared to manage disruptive behaviours, a new OECD report says. Source: AFR.


Mountain-top desert cross lights up for tourists

A 20-metre-tall Christian cross atop a remote mountain in central Australia has officially opened as a tourist attraction, with locals hoping it could soon join the bucket list of must-see locations to visit. Source: Catholic Leader.


Interfaith Iftar dinner promotes culture of encounter

More than 100 leaders from across many faith communities gathered recently with politicians, members of educational institutions, charity groups and grass-roots organisations for the annual Interfaith Iftar dinner co-hosted by the Diocese of Parramatta and the Columban Centre for Muslim-Christian Relations. Source: Catholic Outlook.

Aged Care Schools

Good eggs bring Easter joy to the young at heart

Students at St Declan’s primary school in Penshurst, Sydney, take their school motto, “Bringing the love of God to life in people”, very seriously. Source: Catholic Weekly.


Speed dating, Catholic-style, a new way to get together

Recent studies show that online dating is one of the most popular ways couples meet each other, but some single Catholics are growing disillusioned with the digital world and searching for — or creating — other options. Source: OSV News.

Religious Freedom

Employers discriminate against Catholics in the workplace, says UK study

Discrimination against Catholics in the United Kingdom is rife in the workplace and especially in the public sector, a new study has found. Source: The Catholic Herald.


Modi’s Easter church visit raises hope for harassed Christians

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the Sacred Heart Cathedral in New Delhi on Easter Sunday evening, which Christian leaders say opens an opportunity for dialogue with the government aiming to put an end to harassment Christians face in the country. Source: UCA News.


Christ is truly risen, giving humanity a sure footing in hope: Pope

Pope Francis has delivered his Easter message and blessing “To the City and the World”, encouraging Christians to rediscover the joy of serving God, working for peace, and helping others in a suffering world. Source: Vatican News.


Big crowds at Easter services celebrate ‘faith, hope and renewal’

As churches across the nation recorded the return of big Easter crowds, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said Easter Sunday was a celebration of faith, hope and renewal. Source: West Australian/ABC News.