England’s High Court must hold another hearing to determine whether ending the life support of severely-injured 12-year-old Archie Battersbee is in the boy’s best interest, an appeals court has said. Source: CNA.
Now more than ever, divided Christians must reconcile with each other and become signs of peace in a time of war, Pope Francis said yesterday. Source: CNS.
A conscience vote to allow the Northern Territory and ACT to legalise voluntary euthanasia could be put before federal Parliament within weeks, as Health Minister Mark Butler backed overturning a ban imposed 25 years ago. Source: The Australian.
The four-year journey of the Fifth Plenary Council of Australia is about to reach its high point, with Members gathering in Sydney this weekend for the start of the Council’s second and final assembly. Source: ACBC Media Blog.
The 2022/2023 edition of the Official Directory of the Catholic Church in Australia is published today. Source: National Council of Priests.
Language students in South Australian Catholic schools will benefit from a landmark partnership between Catholic Education SA and the Indonesian Consulate General in Sydney.
Wise men say only fools rush in. And only fools would skip seeing Elvis, a highly entertaining, turbocharged biography of a music legend. Source: CNS.
The University of Notre Dame Australia has awarded an honorary doctorate to the New South Wales Governor Margaret Beazley in recognition of her outstanding service to the judiciary and the law.
Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega expelled the Missionaries of Charity and closed two Catholic TV stations as he continued his campaign to end any form of real or perceived opposition to his regime. Source: Crux.
Despite a public row with the San Francisco archbishop who barred her from Communion over her support for abortion, US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi yesterday received Holy Communion from a priest in Rome and met with Pope Francis. Source: NCR Online.
Catholic school teachers in the Canberra-Goulburn Archdiocese will walk off the job alongside New South Wales Catholic and public school teachers today as educators say they are at breaking point. Source: Canberra Times.
Toowoomba Diocese has welcomed two new priests following their ordination at St Patrick’s Cathedral on Saturday. Source: Toowoomba Chronicle.
The Vatican-owned L’Osservatore Romano newspaper has launched a monthly street newspaper aiming “to give voice to the voiceless”. Source: CNA.
Jesuit Mission is calling on Australians to “blaze their own trail” and get moving to help change the lives of those in at-risk communities with its new supporter event, One Foot Raised.
The National Deacons Conference will take place in Sydney in October, under the theme “Deacons going into the deep – Speak Lord, Your Servant is listening”. Source: Catholic Outlook.
The Albanese Government is refusing to cover aged care providers’ rising costs, including a wage increase awarded from this Friday. Source: The Age.
In a new letter, Pope Francis says the “sense of mystery” and awe Catholics should experience at Mass is not prompted by Latin or additional elements, but an awareness of the sacrifice of Christ and his presence in the Eucharist. Source: CNS.
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese is set to tell world leaders Australia will play a key role in easing energy and food shortages caused by Russia’s war in Ukraine. Source: The Australian.