Archie Battersbee (Supplied)

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.

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Pope Francis greets Orthodox Archbishop Job of Telmessos at the Vatican yesterday (CNS/Vatican Media)

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.

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Notre Dame University

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Mark Butler and Kristy McBain (Mark Butler and Kristy McBain websites)

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.

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Plenary Council Members will vote on more than 30 motions that have emerged over the past four years at the second assembly (ACBC)

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.

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Christine Moore (left) and Sally Heath with the new directory (NCP)

The 2022/2023 edition of the Official Directory of the Catholic Church in Australia is published today. Source: National Council of Priests.

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Catholic students and staff in Indonesian dress at the signing of the memorandum of understanding (CESA)

Language students in South Australian Catholic schools will benefit from a landmark partnership between Catholic Education SA and the Indonesian Consulate General in Sydney.

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American actor Austin Butler as Elvis Presley (CNS/Warner Bros.)

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.

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Margaret Beazley (UNDA)

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.

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Sisters from the Missionaries of Charity in Nicaragua with Bishop Silvio Baez, auxiliary of Managua Diocese, who is exiled in Miami (Crux/Twitter)

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.

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Pope Francis greets Nancy Pelosi, and her her husband Paul, before Mass in St Peter’s Basilica yesterday (CNS/Vatican Media via Reuters)

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.

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Rallies will be held across New South Wales and in Canberra today (Facebook/Independent Education Union)

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.

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Fr Nathan Webb (left) and Fr Brian Redondo with Toowoomba Bishop Robert McGuckin (Alan Edgecomb/Purple Moon Photography)

Toowoomba Diocese has welcomed two new priests following their ordination at St Patrick’s Cathedral on Saturday. Source: Toowoomba Chronicle.

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The front page of The Street Observer (CNA/Daniel Ibanez)

The Vatican-owned L’Osservatore Romano newspaper has launched a monthly street newspaper aiming “to give voice to the voiceless”. Source: CNA.

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All proceeds from One Foot Raised go directly towards supporting at risk communities in over 10 countries in Asia and Africa (Jesuit Mission)

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.

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Conference speakers (from left): Archbishop Charles Balvo, Lana Turvey-Collins, Robert Fitzgerald and Anne Benjamin (Parramatta Diocese)

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.

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The Albanese Government is refusing to cover aged care providers’ rising costs, including a wage increase awarded from this Friday. Source: The Age.

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Pope Francis elevates the host as he celebrates Mass in Nicosia, Cyprus, in 2021 (CNS/Paul Haring)

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.

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Anthony Albanese (Facebook/Anthony Albanese)

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.

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