An Australian charity founded and run by a dedicated husband-and-wife team is celebrating its 10th birthday after educating a staggering 17,000 African school students. Source: ACU.
Jacqui Remond is enjoying the challenge of her role in the Church’s mapping of a post-COVID world – including her late-night connections with Rome. Source: The Catholic Leader.
By virtue of their Baptism, Catholics must affirm to the world God’s primacy in human life and in history, Pope Francis said yesterday. Source: CNA.
Jesuit Mission Australia and the Australian Jesuits have joined international Church groups supporting an 83-year-old Jesuit arrested in India for his work with indigenous tribal people.
Catholics around the world yesterday gathered, fundraised and prayed for global mission work on World Mission Sunday. Source: Catholic Mission.
The leaders of Queensland’s largest Christian churches have jointly expressed their shock and disappointment at Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk’s changed promise on euthanasia legislation. Source: Brisbane Archdiocese.
The new logo of the next World Youth Day, to be held in Portugal, has been unveiled. The logo reflects the change in date from 2022 to 2023, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Source: Aleteia.
Students at the first school established by St Mary of the Cross MacKillop in Penola, South Australia, have celebrated the 10th anniversary of her canonisation. Source: ABC News.
Melbourne Archbishop Peter A. Comensoli says the Victorian Government’s plans to ease COVID-19 restrictions in the state offer little for places of worship and “ignore the mental and spiritual wellbeing of many”. Source: Melbourne Catholic.
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.