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Same-Sex Marriage
Parents could be allowed to remove their children from classes where non-traditional marriage is taught, under a major addition to the same-sex marriage bill being considered by Attorney-General George Brandis ...
Ethics
Pope Francis has condemned euthanasia, stating the 'intent to end life' is completely different from withdrawing excessive or inappropriate medical treatment, the Catholic Herald reports. ...
Asylum-seekers
New Zealand and Australian officials have begun talks about screening processes for asylum-seekers left inside the Manus Island detention centre, NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said yesterday, SBS News reports ...
Friendship
A group of dedicated Sydney fathers who have children with special needs have formed their own support and friendship group, The Catholic Weekly reports. ...
Saints
Mother Teresa longed to be at the feet of the crucified Christ and that is exactly where a group of Brisbane Catholics have put the Albanian saint, The Catholic Leader ...
Papal Visit
Cardinal Charles Bo has urged Pope Francis not to use the term “Rohingya” when he visits Myanmar next week, Crux reports. ...
Media
Time is running out for you to take part in the first Australian Catholic Media User Survey, the ACBC Media Blog reports. ...
Child Abuse
The Vatican announced it had launched a new investigation into reports about sexual abuse in a pre-seminary for young adolescents run by the Diocese of Como, Italy, but located inside ...
Safety
Putting the brakes on dangerous and distracted driving, Pope Francis criticised using mobile phones when at the wheel and treating roads like racetracks, CNS reports. ...