The Productivity Commission has suggested governments phase out financial assistance for first home buyers and redirect that support to those on the brink of homelessness. Source: ABC News.
The long-lasting effect of pandemic school closures and lockdowns is continuing to affect Queensland youth, with a 40 per cent increase in patients being treated for anxiety and depression at Mater Hospital. Source: The Catholic Leader.
After a Dutch newspaper published an investigation into abuse allegations against a Nobel Peace Prize-winning Timor-Leste bishop, the Vatican said it had become aware of the allegations several years ago and placed restrictions on him. Source: CNS.
France’s Catholic bishops have warned President Emmanuel Macron’s government that “immoral legislation” to allow euthanasia risked overturning the country’s “ethical equilibrium”. Source: Crux.