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Aged Care
The Albanese Government will call for a “meaningful” pay rise for aged care workers in its submission to the independent wages umpire, but has stopped short of nominating a specific ...
Lebanon
Maronite Bishop Antoine-Charbel Tarabay has renewed his call for justice on the second anniversary of the port of Beirut explosion. Source: Catholic Outlook. ...
Refugees
The Nadesalingam family said they finally feel “peace” after the federal immigration minister, Andrew Giles, intervened to grant them permanent residency. Source: The Guardian. ...
Prayer
Wagga Wagga Bishop Mark Edwards OMI says he would be disappointed if the city’s local government replaced a prayer said at the start of each council meeting with a reflection ...
Disability
Families seeking support in Church-run groups expect to see benefits from the Queensland Government’s funding boost to Autism Queensland. Source: The Catholic Leader. ...
Environment
From a worm farm to recycling, solar panels and sustainable farming, members of the Victor Harbor-Goolwa parish in South Australia are responding in innovative ways to Pope Francis’ call to ...
Europe
Twelve Polish pilgrims bound for Medjugorje in Bosnia-Herzegovina were killed and another 31 people were injured on Saturday when their bus crashed into a ditch in Croatia. Source: CNA. ...
Finance
The Vatican recorded a $A4.4 million deficit last year, far less than the $48.5m projected, but faces an uncertain financial future, the Holy See said on Friday. Source: ...
United Kingdom
Archie Battersbee, a 12-year-old English boy at the heart of a court battle, died on Saturday with the president of the Pontifical Academy for Life offering prayers for his family ...