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Wong reiterates vow to hold Russia to account over MH17 downing

Marking 10 years since the horrific downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Penny Wong has reignited her vow to hold Russia to account for the nearly 300 deaths. Source:

Anniversary Religious Orders

Canossian Sisters celebrate 75 years in Australia

The Canossian Daughters of Charity are always ready to “go where God sends us”, says Australian delegation leader Sr Mel Dwyer. Source: The Catholic Leader.

Anniversary Pope Francis

Pope Francis marks D-Day anniversary with call for peace

Marking 80 years since some 4,400 Allied troops “heroically gave their lives” to the cause of freedom by storming the beach in Normandy, D-Day commemorations remind the world that disrupting peace in pursuit of worldly interests is a grave sin, Pope Francis said. Source: CNS.

Anniversary In The Dioceses

Cathedral’s story shapes faithful people of Queensland

Brisbane Archbishop Mark Coleridge led hundreds of students, teachers, clergy, religious, church workers, parishioners, dignitaries and guests in celebrating the 150th anniversary of the blessing and dedication of St Stephen’s Cathedral. Source: The Catholic Leader.

Anniversary Religious Orders

Sisters of St Joseph bring hope over many decades

Sisters of Saint Joseph from across Australia, Ireland, and New Zealand recently achieved major milestones, celebrating 80, 75, and 70 years of religious profession. Source: Sisters of Saint Joseph.

Anniversary Charity

Caritas celebrates 60 years of ‘compassion in action’

Caritas Australia is celebrating its 60th anniversary with the launch of a limited-edition commemorative book, 60 Faces: Portraits of Compassion in Action. 

Anniversary In The Dioceses

Pilgrimage launches 150th anniversary year of Sandhurst Diocese

Hundreds of pilgrims walked from St Kilian’s Church to Sacred Heart Cathedral in Bendigo on Sunday to launch the start of the Sandhurst Diocese’s 150th anniversary year.

Anniversary Bishops

Prayers and tributes mark first anniversary of Cardinal Pell’s death

Thousands gathered at St Mary’s Cathedral in Sydney to pray and pay tribute to Cardinal George Pell a year after his death in Rome. Source: The Catholic Weekly. 

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.