Australian Catholic University has expanded its partnership with OpenLearning by signing a three-year usage-based agreement with the education software company.
Much like the coronavirus pandemic, racism is a “spiritual” virus that has spread throughout the world and must be eradicated, Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, president of the Pontifical Academy for Life, said yesterday. Source: CNS.
Charities that rely on volunteer fundraising drives and donations through major events will find recovery harder, says the head of the National COVID-19 Coordination Commission’s philanthropy advisory group. Source: The Guardian.
It’s almost three months since a priest has visited the Catholic faithful of Coen, a remote Indigenous community in far north Queensland. Source: The Catholic Leader.
There are fears Australia’s welfare system won’t cope with an influx of unemployed people when job hunting requirements restart. Source: SBS News.
Pope Francis yesterday promulgated a new law intended to control spending and prevent corruption in Vatican City State and Holy See financial transactions. Source: CNA.
The forced closure of its school canteen saw a Catholic secondary school in Newcastle rethink how it could best be “ready to serve” its community, writes DeAnna Addicoat. Source: MNNews.Today.
Profiles of almost 1300 Catholic parishes across Australia have just been published, offering insights that those parishes have been encouraged to use in their pastoral planning processes. Source: ACBC Media Blog.
Pope Francis joined an initiative of the Anglican Church, praying that people would be converted and use the COVID-19 pandemic’s disruption to begin anew. Source: Crux.
New South Wales will allow Masses for 50 people from today and the ACT should do the same, the Canberra-Goulburn Archdiocese has argued. Source: Catholic Voice.
Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB says the six discernment papers for the Fifth Plenary Council of Australia signify the latest milestone as the Church considers its present circumstances and discerns its future.
Independently run schools are expected to overtake the Catholic system as New South Wales’ second-biggest education sector in two years, projections show. Source: Sydney Morning Herald.
Pope Francis led the recitation of the Rosary on Saturday and asked Mary to intercede to save the world from the pandemic. Source: CNS.
Catholic bishops in the United States said they are “broken-hearted, sickened and outraged to watch another video of an African-American man being killed before our very eyes”. Source: Crux.
A Melbourne Catholic parish is celebrating 40 years of ecumenical prayer and friendship with neighbouring Christian churches. Source: Melbourne Catholic.
The Morrison Government has conceded hundreds of millions of dollars in debt were racked up unlawfully through its controversial Robodebt scheme. Source: ABC News.
On the feast of Pentecost yesterday, consecrated virgins celebrated 50 years since the restoration of this ancient vocation, writes Zara Tai. Source: Catholic Outlook.
In a major boost for Catholic education in regional South Australia, Catholic Education SA will build a new secondary school at Renmark and expand a primary school at Wallaroo. Source: The Southern Cross.