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Indigenous leader Lowitja O’Donoghue dies aged 91

Lowitja O’Donoghue, a Yankunytjatjara leader, activist and a papal award recipient, has died in Adelaide at the age of 91. Source: The Guardian.

People Tributes

St John Paul II’s ‘sister’ dies at 101

Wanda Półtawska, Polish psychiatrist, wife and mother of four, survivor of Ravensbrück Nazi concentration camp and a close friend of St John Paul II, died on Tuesday in Krakow aged 101. Source: OSV News.


Cardinal praised for ‘consistent and committed witness’

Church and community leaders have expressed shock and sadness at the unexpected death of Cardinal George Pell in Rome last week, but paid tribute to him as a man of faith who provided strong and clear leadership.

Benedict XVI Tributes

Cardinal Pell reflects: A prolific writer and a fine theologian

Joseph Ratzinger, Pope Benedict XVI, is universally regarded as one of the finest theologians and writers in the papacy’s almost 2000-year history, writes Cardinal George Pell. Source: The Australian.