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Melbourne Archbishop Peter A Comensoli says the recitation of the Lord’s Prayer at the start of parliamentary sitting days “is a community call to honour God, so as to love and serve others before ourselves”. Source: Melbourne Catholic.
For more than 100 years, Victorian MPs have started each parliamentary sitting day with the Lord’s Prayer. But this could soon change, with the new premier conceding the tradition does not reflect the state’s growing cultural diversity. Source: The Guardian.
Aid to the Church in Need is distributing 1.5 million prayer cards dedicated to promoting peace in the Holy Land and the broader Middle East region.
More than 250 men knelt outside Sydney’s St Mary’s Cathedral on Saturday to pray and celebrate two years of the Rosary crusade. Source: The Catholic Weekly.
Making places more accessible for people with disabilities requires removing physical barriers and adjusting attitudes to be more open and inclusive, Pope Francis says in his new Pope Video. Source: OSV News.
Caritas Australia will host a virtual “service of solidarity” in recognition of the human suffering in the Holy Land in the wake of the war between Israel and Hamas.
In “The Pope Video” for November, Pope Francis asks the faithful to “Pray to the Lord that He will bless me”, saying, “Your prayer gives me strength and helps me to discern and to accompany the Church, listening to the Holy Spirit”. Source: Vatican News.
As Christians prepare to join in prayer today for peace in the Holy Land, a parish priest in Gaza says his parishioners appreciate Pope Francis’ closeness and his frequent phone calls of support. Source: Vatican News.