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Redress
The Hobart Archdiocese says it will fully participate in the proposed national redress scheme for survivors of child sexual abuse, but has ruled out selling properties to fund any ...
Refugees
The Turnbull Government's decision to cut income support for some asylum-seekers could leave thousands of people only weeks away from disaster, warn Catholic agencies. Source: The Catholic Weekly. ...
Human Rights
An Australian religious sister facing potential deportation in the Philippines is laughing off accusations of “disorderly conduct” from Filipino president Rodrigo Duterte. Source: ABC News. ...
Reflection
Anzac Day is an occasion for dwelling compassionately on the things that bind us together, not those that separate us into allies and enemies, writes Fr Andrew Hamilton SJ. Source: ...
Diplomacy
Australia’s first woman ambassador to the Holy See, Melissa Hitchman, has described Pope Francis’s papacy as a “unique moment in history”. Source: The Catholic Leader. ...
Spirituality
Country women from New South Wales and Queensland gathered in Parkes earlier this month for the Rural School of Faith Leadership course. Source: Sisters of St Joseph. ...
Public holiday
CathNews will not be published tomorrow due to the Anzac Day public holiday. ...
Europe
The Italian government has granted citizenship to Alfie Evans, a seriously ill British toddler, in a last-minute effort to prevent doctors in England from withdrawing life-support. Source: CNS. ...
Interfaith
A Catholic Church on the grounds of a university “will leave a message of love and harmony” throughout Pakistan, says the country's bishops' conference. Source: Crux. ...