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Confession
Perth Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB has warned the McGowan Government plans to force priests to break the confessional seal to report child abuse risk “interfering with the free practice of ...
Schools
Victoria will reluctantly sign up to the Morrison Government’s school funding deal amid growing concerns that federal funding to schools in the state will run out next month. Source: The ...
Religious Life
The Sisters of Charity, the first Catholic order in Australia, will next month open an archival museum in Sydney, celebrating their history and charism. ...
Pro-Life
More than 2000 people gathered outside Western Australia’s Parliament last week to mourn the loss of 173,000 unborn children in the 21 years since abortion was legalised in the ...
Environment
A Catholic primary school in Townsville is proof that showcasing world-class sustainability is possible, no matter the size or scale of a project. Source: Townsville Catholic Education. ...
Migration
Philippine Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle added a photo of his “Lolo Kim” to a mosaic of migrants, world leaders and Caritas workers to illustrate how humanity forms one family and ...
Film Review
How does one go about adapting Pokémon? This successful trading card, video game and animated series comprises thousands of hours of gameplay where characters collect, train and battle a menagerie ...
Sri Lanka
One of the Vatican’s top officials has made an unheralded visit to Sri Lanka to show solidarity with Catholics still reeling from the Easter bombings that claimed over 250 lives ...
Africa
Church leaders in Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia are calling for peaceful disarmament in a common border region, where an estimated eight million illegal weapons can be found among the herder ...