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Pro-Life
About half of Australia’s 1000 World Youth Day Panama pilgrims have made a pre-WYD stop in Washington DC to take part in the annual March for Life today. Source: CNS ...
Opinion
What if there was a way to give everyone who wanted to work a full-time job, asks Catholic Social Services Australia’s Joe Zabar. Source: Pro Bono Australia. ...
Women
Women from across Australia will meet in Adelaide next month to be part of shaping the Church of the future. Source: ACBC Media Blog. ...
Human Rights
Two new Vatican documents have emphasised the need to step up international collaboration and prosecution of human traffickers, while also providing support to victims. Source: Crux. ...
Education
Education in Queensland’s Lockyer Valley is set to expand, with Brisbane Catholic Education announcing its plans to open a secondary college at Plainland in 2021. Source: Gatton Star. ...
Appointment
The distinguished medical career of Peter Steer began at Brisbane’s Mater Hospital and this month he will become the Mater Group’s new chief executive officer. Source: The Catholic Leader. ...
Film Review
It is almost 50 years since Vanessa Redgrave appeared in the title role of Mary, Queen of Scots, with Glenda Jackson as Queen Elizabeth. Source: ACOFB. ...
Bible
The pontifical foundation Aid to the Church in Need is this year celebrating the 40th anniversary of its children’s Bible, God Speaks to His Children. ...
Persecution
One in three Christians in Asia faces high levels of persecution after a “shocking increase” of religious-based threats and violence across the world, a global advocacy group said this week ...