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Southeast Asia
Australian missionary Sr Patricia Fox has again been ordered to leave the Philippines and blacklisted to bar her return, after angering President Rodrigo Duterte. Source: ABC News. ...
Opinion
Yesterday marked five years since the Australian and Papua New Guinean governments agreed to transfer asylum-seekers to Manus Island, writes Fr Maurizio Pettena CS. Source: ACMRO. ...
Legal Matters
Bill Shorten has backed Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s call for the Pope to sack Archbishop Philip Wilson as abuse survivors call for other institutional leaders to be prosecuted for concealing ...
Human Rights
The legislation of same-sex marriage in Australia may only require “slight tweaking” to protect religious freedom, according to Fr Frank Brennan SJ, a member of the Ruddock review panel. Source: ...
People
Two western Sydney women have clocked up more than a quarter of a century each as volunteers for a CatholicCare program that provides support for elderly people living in their ...
Film Review
It is the music of ABBA that makes Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again – not its storyline or moral tone. Source: ACOFB. ...
United States
A lay minister who served parishioners in Colorado when the Columbine High School shooting took place in 1999 says United States parishes need to prepare for crises. Source: NCR Online ...
Saints
A formal call for testimony has been issued, the first step of an investigation into the possible sainthood of Chiara Corbella Petrillo, a young Italian mother who delayed cancer treatment ...
Europe
A priest in Scotland has been removed as a university chaplain after he held a service to atone for the “gross offence” of a gay pride event. Source: BBC News ...