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Euthanasia
Broken Bay Bishop Peter Comensoli has applauded the defeat of the NSW Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill last week, the Diocese of Broken Bay reports. ...
Same-Sex Marriage
The author of the same-sex marriage bill says conservatives need to get out of the way and let same-sex marriage laws pass, Sky News Australia reports. ...
Asylum-seekers
The Australian Medical Association called on the federal government to allow doctors to help more than 400 asylum-seekers languishing inside the recently closed detention centre on Manus Island, The Guardian ...
Justice
Darwin's notorious Don Dale Youth Detention Centre will shut down within three months as the Northern Territory government attempts to close a dark chapter inside its youth prisons, News.com ...
Charity
While most graduating year 12 students were probably working out what to pack for their schoolies party, 14 boys from St Edmund's College in Ipswich hit the road, the Queensland ...
Commemoration
On the first World Day of the Poor, Pope Francis urged Christians to overcome indifference and seek ways to actively love the poor that they meet, CNA reports. ...
University
Life-changing education opportunities and medical assistance will flow to dozens of children in a remote, impoverished village in Tanzania, thanks to the fundraising efforts by students at the University of ...
Southeast Asia
Amnesty International said it has documented violations of humanitarian law, some amounting to war crimes, during the five-month conflict in the Philippines, Crux reports ...
Legal Matters
A jury has awarded $US5million ($6.6m) to pop singer Katy Perry and the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, after it found a restaurateur intentionally interfered with the singer's attempts to ...