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Euthanasia
Victoria's Deputy Premier, James Merlino, and the Deputy Leader of the Opposition, David Hodgett, are joining forces against proposed voluntary euthanasia laws, to put “balance into the debate”, the Herald ...
Ethics
Large companies operating in Australia will be forced to publicly detail every year what they are doing to combat modern slavery, under a new proposal from the federal government, The ...
Environment
Church leaders from Oceania, meeting in New Zealand to discuss protecting the oceans, also served meals to the homeless and met with Pacific Islander high school students, CNS reports. ...
Asylum-seekers
Liberal backbencher Russell Broadbent has called on the government to resettle refugees from Nauru and Manus Island once the deal with US runs its course, Sky News reports. ...
Opinion
The same-sex marriage postal plebiscite will be as intense as most referendum and election campaigns, writes John Warhurst on Eureka Street. ...
Celebration
The Marist Brothers Province of Australia held celebrations last weekend to mark the bicentenary of their foundation by St Marcellin Champagnat, the order reports. ...
People
The first lay director of Good Samaritan retreat centre is brimming with hope and enthusiasm for the centre and its ministry, The Good Oil reports. ...
Disaster
Pope Francis has prayed for the victims of the Sierra Leone mudslide that has left hundreds dead and 600 missing, CNA reports. ...
Digital Life
The head of the Vatican’s main communications office says a new Vatican internet portal should be launched later this year, Crux reports. ...