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Saints
Australia is one step closer to getting its next saint with the Vatican advancing the cause for Sydney woman Eileen O’Connor by awarding her the title Servant of God. Source: ...
Religious Freedom
Churches and their agencies should be able to prevent employees publicly undermining their “core beliefs and values", Hobart Archbishop Julian Porteous has argued. Source: The Weekend Australian. ...
Immigration
Catholic Religious Australia says Senator Fraser Anning’s maiden speech in Parliament last week brought racism in Australia to a "new level". ...
Opinion
We need to remember that last week’s Senate vote on the Leyonhjelm bill was not solely about the ACT and Northern Territory’s right to govern, but their right to legalise ...
Homelessness
A ground-breaking program that aims to end the cycle of chronic homelessness in Melbourne has seen 60 per cent of participants find stable housing in the program’s first year. Source: ...
People
MasterChef 2018 winner Sashi Cheliah has thanked members of two Adelaide Catholic communities for their support and love following his victory. Source: The Southern Cross. ...
Appointment
A Canberra parishioner has become the first Australian to lead the Catenian Association, an international fraternity of Catholic laymen. ...
USA
Cardinal Donald Wuerl, who was due to give a keynote address at the World Meeting of Families in Dublin, has withdrawn from the event. Source: The Tablet.  ...
India
During his Angelus address yesterday, Pope Francis prayed for victims of the flooding in the Indian state of Kerala. Source: Vatican News. ...