ACU Online will be available for students to enrol in April 2022 (ACU)

Australian Catholic University will today launch ACU Online, a fully online education portfolio that will offer courses specifically designed for online learning.

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Kristina Keneally (Wikipedia/JoshCrawfo)

Labor will extend an olive branch to religious communities through a faith and climate summit on Thursday, Senator Kristina Keneally has revealed. Source: The Guardian.

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The Benedictine Abbey of Einsiedeln, Switzerland, where in 2010 officials confirmed allegations of child abuse of former pupils at the abbey’s school in the 1970s (CNS/Christian Hartmann, Reuters)

The Swiss bishops conference and the nation’s conference of religious orders have commissioned an independent study of sexual abuse cases within the Swiss Church during the second half of the 20th century. Source: NCR Online.

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The entrance to the offices of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith at the Vatican (Vatican News)

Pope Francis has updated the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith’s procedural norms for the most serious crimes, including abuse of minors, schism and sacramental desecration. Source: CNA.

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Notre Dame University

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St Thomas Aquinas Church, Charnwood (Australian Architecture Association)

A historic Canberra church designed by renowned architect Romaldo Giurgola has been broken into and ransacked only weeks out from Christmas. Source: Canberra Times.

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(Perth Archdiocese)

A new resource from the Perth Archdiocese’s Safeguarding Office dedicated to women and children will help Catholics to offer a “pastoral response to domestic violence”. Source: The eRecord.

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Windows broken during the attack on St Joseph School (Crux)

A Catholic school in India was attacked on Monday by a group of Hindu nationalists after a YouTube channel accused the institution of baptising Hindu students. Source: Crux.

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Bishop Brian Mascord filmed for Mass for You at Home (Wollongong Diocese)

The commitment to sustaining the faith of those unable to attend Mass and the generosity of Catholic individuals, families and organisations means Mass for You at Home will continue in 2022. Source: ACBC Media Blog.

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Archbishop Comensoli with Melbourne’s five new priests (Melbourne Archdiocese)

Five new priests were ordained for the Melbourne Archdiocese on Saturday in an ordination Mass that had been postponed due to Victoria’s extended lockdown. Source: Melbourne Catholic.

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Pope Francis answers questions from journalists aboard his flight from Athens to Rome yesterday (CNS/Paul Haring)

Aboard the papal plane yesterday, Pope Francis criticised the rise of western populism, advocated on behalf of migrants and stressed the need to continue working for unity with the Orthodox. Source: Crux.

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By May this year, 93,726 people were claiming homelessness support, a 7 per cent increase on the number before the pandemic (Bigstock)

Homelessness, which fell last year on the back of increased welfare payments, is now more prevalent than it was before the pandemic. Source: The Age.

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Cardinal Peter Turkson called on world leaders and organisations to put an end to human rights violations against seafarers in the fishing industry (CNS/Emily Elconin, Reuters)

A senior cardinal has warned of the human and economic cost of exploitation in the “deadly” fishing industry. Source: The Tablet.

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Notre Dame University

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Cardinal John Tong Hon places a mitre on Bishop Stephen Chow’s head at his episcopal ordination on Saturday (UCA News/Hong Kong Diocese)

The new head of Hong Kong’s Catholic diocese says he hopes to foster healing in a congregation and a city divided by the continuing fallout from massive anti-government protests in 2019. Source: Crux.

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Assistant nurses in training Shairon Eremugo (left) and Rory Jones (Brisbane Catholic Education)

School-based traineeships are helping senior students at Brisbane Catholic schools to get a headstart on their dream careers while studying for their Queensland Certificate of Education. Source: Brisbane Catholic Education.

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Australia’s Disability Strategy 2021-2031 sets out a national disability policy framework to be used by all levels of government (Bigstock)

The release of Australia’s new national disability strategy has been welcomed by disability advocates, who say the plan is truly representative of the voices of people with disability. Source: Pro Bono News.

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Archbishop Peter A Comensoli (Melbourne Catholic)

Melbourne Archbishop Peter A Comensoli said the Victorian Government’s imposition of “an unbalanced law on people of faith” will add to “a steady decline of religious freedom in Victoria”. Source: Melbourne Catholic.

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Fiona Nash (ABC Goulburn Murray/Laura Thomas)

The appointment of Australia’s first Regional Education Commissioner will help support better outcomes for regional, rural and remote education, says National Catholic Education Commission executive director Jacinta Collins.

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Maria from Tanzania features on the 2021 Global Gifts cards (Caritas Australia)

After another challenging year, Caritas Australia is calling on Australians to renew their commitment to helping those less fortunate by giving a gift that makes a real difference for those in need this Christmas.

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