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Parish Life
One week after he was stabbed in church, Fr Tomy Kalathoor Mathew has resumed duties at his Melbourne parish, reports the Herald Sun. ...
Reform
Nothing is more important for the life of the Church than safeguarding children, says Cardinal Sean O'Malley of Boston, reports America. ...
Legal Matters
A court has allowed a four-year-old girl to be adopted by a same-sex couple despite her birth parents' opposition on the basis of their Catholic faith, reports the Sydney Morning ...
Global Church
A summit of African Catholic leaders in Rome last week marked the launch of 'African Catholicism 2.0', writes John Allen on Crux. ...
Inspiration
Homelessness is "something that just happens due to choices you make, the people you surround yourself around," says a 26-year-old success story of the Hutt St Centre homelessness service ...
Francis
Religious orders should not be preoccupied with numbers, Pope Francis said during a day-long trip to Milan on Saturday, Catholic News Service reports. ...
Opinion
Wearing a simple silver cross is a 'powerful insurance' against racist attacks, writes Sharon Verghis in The Age. ...
Education
A research project, thought to be the first of its kind, will monitor the health and wellbeing of school principals via wearable devices, reports The eRecord. ...
Science
Ignatian retreats appear to cause “significant changes” in the brain, according to a study conducted by US scientists, the Catholic Herald reports. ...