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Euthanasia
The fact 68 “so-called safeguards” were seen as a necessary part of Victoria’s euthanasia laws show the risk they pose of inflicting wrongful deaths, a former Australian Medical Association official ...
Health
After almost five years of service, Catholic Health Australia’s chief executive officer, Suzanne Greenwood, will leave the organisation in August. ...
Indigenous
Life for the Eastern Arrernte People in the remote Ltyentye Apurte (Santa Teresa) Community in the Northern Territory centres around deep faith in God and the community. Source: The Good ...
Francis
The Holy Spirit unites and grows the Church despite human limitations, sins and scandal, Pope Francis said yesterday. Source: CNA. ...
Ageing
The need for spiritual and physical self-care during the later years of life was the topic at a workshop last week, on the eve of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day ...
Refugees
The number of people fleeing war, persecution and conflict has risen to a 70-year high with 70.8 million people displaced from their homes in 2018. Source: SBS News. ...
Asia
Cardinal John Tong Hon, apostolic administrator of the Diocese of Hong Kong, has called on chief executive Carrie Lam to withdraw a controversial extradition bill. Source: Crux/CNS. ...
Safeguarding
The Catholic bishops of Scotland have authorised an independent audit of every diocese in the country to ensure child protection procedures are as robust as possible. Source: Catholic Herald. ...
Africa
All health facilities run by the Catholic Church in Eritrea have been seized by the government, say the country’s bishops. Source: Crux. ...