The families of the victims of a horrific car crash that killed four children a year ago say it’s been important for them to forgive the driver in order to cope with their loss. Source: SBS News.
A new archaeological discovery may shed new light on the way King David and King Solomon dressed 3000 years ago. Source: Crux.
Pope Francis has established an international day to honour grandparents and seniors to take place each year on the fourth Sunday of July. Source: CNA.
Catholic churches and schools in the Perth metropolitan area and the Peel and South West regions will be closed this week after the state moved into a five-day COVID-19-related lockdown. Source: Perth Now.
Catholic leaders and organisations are among signatories to a letter to Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews asking him to reconsider his Government’s gay conversion therapy bill. Source: Eternity News.
Those who reject the teaching of the Second Vatican Council are placing themselves outside the Church, Pope Francis said at the weekend. Source: The Tablet.
A pro-life sign erected outside a Catholic church in Adelaide's western suburbs has been taken down after a local council ordered its removal. Source: The Advertiser.
The Diocese of Armidale will farewell its ninth bishop, Bishop Luc Matthys, on Friday after the Belgian-born bishop passed away last week at the age of 85. Source: ACBC Media Blog.
The ACT Government will include $2.6 million for homeless services in its upcoming Budget, with CatholicCare Canberra-Goulburn to receive almost half the funds. Source: RiotACT.
David Armour knows about life and death on the pandemic frontline. The Brisbane Catholic paramedic working in London has revealed the daily anxiety and pressure of working in the middle of a COVID-19 crisis. Source: The Catholic Leader.
Pope Francis yesterday met with the head of the United Nations World Food Program, which was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize last month. Source: NCR Online.
Cardinal Louis Sako, the Baghdad-based patriarch of the Chaldean Catholic Church, told reporters yesterday that Pope Francis’ March trip to Iraq is still on. Source: CNS.
A third group of asylum-seekers brought to Australia under now-repealed Medevac legislation has been released from immigration detention in Melbourne. Source: SBS News.
The Australian Embassy to the Holy See has thrown its support behind a program that promotes the values of sport to children. Source: Catholic Outlook.
The Dig is a fictionalised version of the intriguing story of the 1939 discovery of an ancient burial ground in southeastern England. Source: CNS.
While many Australians hit the beach over the summer holiday period, some students of the Society of the Divine Word Missionaries in Melbourne took on jobs in fruit-picking and factory work. Source: In the Word.
The solidarity that inspired the national effort to suppress the health effects of COVID-19 must also shape Australia’s economic recovery, a new Catholic Social Services Australia report argues.
The National Catholic Education Commission has appointed Sally Egan to the role of deputy director, executive director Jacinta Collins announced yesterday.