Catholic organisations have congratulated Anthony Albanese and the Australian Labor Party for winning the federal election and have urged the new government to put tackling poverty and fixing the aged care crisis at the top of its to-do list.
Caritas Australia has launched the Africa Food Crisis Appeal to provide urgently needed humanitarian aid to countries in the Horn of Africa.
Supporters of a Tamil asylum-seeker family say they are hopeful the family is just weeks away from returning to central Queensland. Source: ABC News.
Pope Francis said he is praying for the Church in China and “attentively and actively following the often-complex life and situations of the faithful and pastors” there. Source: CNA.
Seven temporary classrooms will allow 550 Catholic school students living in flood-ravaged Lismore to return to a more normal learning environment. Source: The Catholic Weekly.
In the Dioceses
Evidence from miraculous events that have occurred around the world will be explored and discussed by medical experts during an exhibition in Hobart next month. Source: Hobart Archdiocese.
San Francisco’s archbishop has declared that United States House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is not “to be admitted” to Communion unless and until she publicly repudiates “support for abortion ” and goes to confession and receives absolution “for her cooperation in this evil”. Source: CNS.