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Euthanasia
Perth bioethicist Fr Joseph Parkinson says the Church will campaign against assisted suicide in Western Australia, but he is not confident it will be able to change public sentiment. Source: ...
Poverty
Parishes throughout Australia are answering Pope Francis’ call to mark World Day of the Poor on Sunday by hosting community events to support those in need. Source: ACBC Media Blog ...
Charity
Catholic charity Rosies has no concerns about bad behaviour during Schoolies Week, which starts on the Gold Coast this weekend. Source: The Catholic Leader. ...
Politics
If re-elected, the NSW Government will introduce new laws to recognise the death of an unborn child during a criminal act. Source: 9news.com.au. ...
Reflection
When I was a young girl my very holy grandmother taught me that the consecration and the moment we receive Jesus in the Eucharist were special times to pray for ...
Cost of Living
Energy prices have become so confusing that at least one million Australian households are languishing on uncompetitive deals, according to a new report by the St Vincent de Paul Society ...
Film Review
Both in concept and execution, it’s easy to see that Wildlife is a real “actors’ film”, adapted from the 1990 novel of the same name by Richard Ford. Source: ACOFB ...
USA
The United States bishops’ general assembly has concluded without any immediate action on the Church’s response to clerical sexual abuse. Source: Crux. ...
Africa
A Kenyan priest was shot and killed yesterday during an attack on a Jesuit residence in South Sudan. Source: America Magazine. ...