Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has again ruled out the possibility of a JobKeeper extension beyond the end of March. Source: ABC News.
Norbertines across the world, including in Perth, are this year celebrating the 900th anniversary of the founding of the order. Source: The eRecord.
After a military coup and the detention of top government leaders in Myanmar, the auxiliary bishop of Yangon called for prayers, caution and stocking up on provisions for the people. Source: Crux.
The potential loss of money and authority are often at the heart of the opposition to reforming the Church’s annulment process, Pope Francis said at the weekend. Source: CNS.
Australian media outlets may be fined millions by pleading guilty to breaching a suppression order in relation to Cardinal George Pell‘s criminal trial, in a deal with the Victorian Director of Public Prosecutions. Source: The Australian.
Aid to the Church in Need Australia has thanked Australians for contributing to a “spiritual bouquet” of more than 2000 Masses offered for the needs of the nation during the pandemic and, in turn, helping poor priests throughout the world.
The national body representing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Catholics has called for a more equitable and caring nation after COVID-19. Source: The Catholic Leader.
The St Vincent de Paul Society has called on the Morrison Government to release asylum-seekers detained in Australia after being transferred under the now-repealed Medevac laws.
Victoria’s Catholic bishops and Muslim leaders have added their voices to growing concern over so-called gay conversion therapy laws being debated in the state’s Parliament. Source: Melbourne Catholic.
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.