Southern Cross Care, one of Queensland’s top aged-care operators, said it would cease operations if it is forced to provide voluntary euthanasia. Source: The Australian.
The apostolic nuncio to Syria yesterday told diplomats accredited to the Vatican that an estimated 11 million Syrians need humanitarian assistance. Source: CNA.
Humanity must change course and commit to an educational alliance that ensures a brighter future for young people, Pope Francis said yesterday. Source: Crux.
How much do you know about the life of St Mary of the Cross MacKillop? To celebrate the 10th anniversary of her canonisation tomorrow, here are some lesser-known details of the life of Australia’s first saint. Source: Melbourne Catholic.
A Catholic charity hopes to bring together a million children worldwide to pray the Rosary this Sunday for peace and the end of the COVID-19 pandemic. Source: Catholic Voice.
Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta says its updated draft religious education curriculum for schools in the diocese remains “faithful to sacred scripture and tradition”. Source: Catholic Outlook.
The grim fantasy Antebellum is marked by an outlook on timely racial issues that lacks both balance and a humane spirit. Source: CNS.
Catholic Church leaders in South Australia have expressed their concern over the Termination of Pregnancy Bill introduced to the state’s Parliament this week. Source: The Southern Cross.
Surging domestic violence cases during the COVID-19 crisis is a pandemic within a pandemic, according to Church workers on the frontline of violence education and prevention. Source: The Catholic Leader.
Models of Church leadership from around the world will be explored in an upcoming webinar hosted by the Pastoral Ministry Network and the Mission Planners Network of Oceania. Source: Parramatta Diocese.
Welfare recipients on the cashless debit card say they feel a sense of “hopelessness” after the Morrison Government announced plans to make the scheme permanent across four trial sites. Source: The Guardian.
Abortion would be decriminalised in South Australia under legislation introduced to the state’s Parliament yesterday. Source: The Advertiser.
As leaders from 10 religious traditions gathered at an interfaith forum hosted in Saudi Arabia, Pope Francis’ latest document on human fraternity had a central place in the discussions. Source: Crux.
Mater Group, Queensland’s biggest private hospital operator, will deny access to elective euthanasia and won’t refer-on patients seeking to end their lives if the right to die is legislated by the next state Parliament. Source: The Australian.
Catholic Religious Australia is calling for the reform of Victoria’s youth sentencing laws, supporting recommendations that children be rehabilitated in the community and not in custody.
Armidale Diocese’s Plenary Council delegates were commissioned at a Mass at Saints Mary and Joseph Cathedral in Armidale on Sunday.
Pope Francis has called for the laity to “take a step forward” in carrying out the Church’s mission of evangelisation in the preface to a book written by an Italian bishop. Source: CNA.
A special court in Mumbai has placed a Jesuit priest in judicial custody on charges of having links with a banned terror group. Source: CNS.