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CathNews will resume after the Australia Day holiday (Bigstock)

CathNews will not publish tomorrow, January 26, due to the Australia Day public holiday.

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Dr Matthew Tan will take up his new role in February (Catholic Weekly)

The appointment of a layman as dean of studies in a diocesan seminary is a rare occurrence but theologian Matthew Tan will take up the role when he moves to the Diocese of Wagga Wagga in February. Source: Catholic Weekly.

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Fr Mike Schmitz and Geoff Cavins believe their Bible podcast is meeting a thirst for the Word of God (Catholic Leader)

If minds had brainstormed how to create a podcast that would jump to number one in Apple’s podcast rankings, they never would have landed on The Bible in a Year, jokes biblical scholar Jeff Cavins. Source: CNS.

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The forum will discuss work being done by a Vatican Commission to make sure the COVID-19 vaccine is available to all (Bigstock)

An online forum hosted by Catholic Health Australia and the Australian Catholic University will discuss how solidarity and cooperation are key to dealing with the challenges of COVID-19. 

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Cianna Fitzpatrick and Connor Klemke will have secure employment for four years (Selina Ross, ABC News)

Tired of sitting at a desk, Cianna Fitzpatrick decided to swap school shoes for steel-capped boots, becoming one of six apprentices to start their training as part of Catholic initiatives in Tasmania. Source: ABC News.

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Pope Francis delivers his Angelus address in the library of the Apostolic Palace on Sunday (Vatican Media)

Pope Francis, who was forced to cancel weekend events due to recurring leg pain, prayed on Sunday for a homeless man who died near St Peter’s Square amid freezing temperatures. Source: CNA.

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Journalists hitting the streets outside the Vatican to report on Pope Francis

“The call to ‘come and see’ is the method for every authentic human communication,” says Pope Francis in his Message for the 55th World Communications Day. Source: Vatican Media.

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Some face-to-face citizenship ceremonies will replace the virtual ceremonies held during the pandemic (Change.org)

More than 12,000 people from more than 130 nations will recite the Australian citizenship pledge of commitment on Australia Day. Source: The Age.

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The study maps the state of Indigenous communities against the rest of the country. (Bigstock)

The living conditions, education, employment and life expectancy of regional and remote Indigenous communities are more comparable with those of developing nations. Source: SMH.

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The Institute for the Works of Religion, commonly referred to as the Vatican Bank (NCR/Joshua McElwee)

A former president of the Vatican bank and his lawyer have been found guilty of money laundering and embezzling millions of euros from property sales. Source: NCR Online.

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Tara Cheyne (left) and Elizabeth Lee (ACT Parliament website)

The Canberra Liberals are under renewed pressure to publicly lobby their federal counterparts to give the ACT and Northern Territory the power to legalise euthanasia. Source: Canberra Times.

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The Field of Flags on the National Mall in front of the US Capitol ahead of inauguration ceremonies for President Joe Biden in Washington (CNS/Allison Shelley, Reuters)

As Joe Biden assumed the United States presidency, two of the country’s leading bishops clashed on how to respond to the new administration of the first Catholic president since John F. Kennedy. Source: Crux.

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Archbishop Timothy Costelloe said he was glad the survivor was able to share his story of abuse (Unsplash)

Perth Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB says the case of the former altar boy who was abused by a priest in Perth in the 1970s highlighted the horror of sexual abuse and the dreadful effects it had on victims. Source: Perth Now.

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The destroyed Church building in central Madrid (Vatican News)

Pope Francis sent a telegram of condolence for the victims of an explosion in the Spanish capital of Madrid, which killed four people including a local priest. Source: Vatican News.

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Archbishop Philip Wilson (The Southern Cross)

The Funeral Mass of Archbishop Philip Wilson will be celebrated in Adelaide’s St Francis Xavier’s Cathedral at 11am on Wednesday, February 3. Source: Adelaide Archdiocese.

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Recent increases take Australia’s foreign aid spending back to the same level as 2015-16 (CARE Australia)

The Morrison Government has substantially lifted foreign aid spending in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, reversing some of the funding cuts made to poorer nations during the past decade. Source: The Age.

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Liam Neeson in The Marksman (IMDB)

Sound basic values and obvious good intentions underlie The Marksman, but there’s a sketchy feel to director and co-writer Robert Lorenz’s action drama and it ultimately fails to make much of an impression. Source: CNS.

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Bishop Terry Brady (ACBC)

The Bishop Delegate for Social Justice has written to Prime Minister Scott Morrison, urging Australia to join the countries who have signed a treaty to ban nuclear weapons that comes into force today. Source: ACBC Media Blog.

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