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A simple slip-up in awareness resulted in Brisbane’s Catholic Women’s League being scammed out of $29,000. Source: The Catholic Leader.
Several months after the theft of a pectoral cross bequeathed by the late Pope Benedict XVI to a parish in his native Bavaria, police have apprehended the suspect in the Czech Republic. Source: CNA.
New laws that recognise unborn children who are killed as a result of criminal conduct have been passed in Queensland after close to a decade of campaigning. Source: The Courier-Mail.
One of Australia’s worst paedophile priests, Gerald Ridsdale, has pleaded guilty to another historical sexual crime after a 72nd victim came forward. Source: The Australian.
At least 20 packages containing a white substance have been sent to North Queensland Catholic churches and schools, private homes and businesses in the past four weeks. Source: Townsville Bulletin.
The tragedy of six people killed in an execution-style ambush and siege is being felt across Queensland. Source: The Catholic Leader.
The head of the New Orleans Archdiocese spoke of horror and pain following what police believe is the killing of a retired priest and possibly a Church worker in the archdiocese. Source: CNS.