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Human Rights
An international delegation of bishops visiting the Holy land has called Israel’s occupation of the West Bank and East Jerusalem “a scandal” to which “we must never become accustomed”. The ...
Politics
The upcoming inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump has raised questions about the future of immigration reform, but the nation’s bishops remain hopeful, according to the Catholic News Agency. ...
Health
Multiple sclerosis sufferer Fiona Ward has “no regrets” about undergoing an overseas treatment that is not recognised in Australia. The Catholic Leader reports. ...
Theology
Charged debate around the implications of footnote 351 of Pope Francis’s Amoris Laetitia has been going on for almost 10 months, and there are no signs it will wind up ...
International
Poland's government has adopted multiple resolutions establishing 2017 as a Jubilee Year for the country, celebrating the 300th anniversary of the first canonical coronation of the image of Our Lady ...
Society
An elaborate set of guidelines issued by a Syro-Malabar bishop for ceremonies including marriages and funerals have caused controversy in the Church's base in the southern Indian state of Kerala ...
National
Former priest Gerald Ridsdale will face court today over dozens of new historical sexual abuse offences, reports AAP on SBS. ...
Francis
Prayer has the power to awaken hope in men and women, even in the face of death and destruction, Pope Francis said during his weekly general audience, according to the ...
International
The three-step process to elect a new prelate for Opus Dei, the predominantly lay organisation, will begin tomorrow with a consultation involving more than three dozen women leaders, reports The ...