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Religious Freedom
The Church is warning that religious schools risk losing the right to employ only staff who uphold their key values if federal Parliament winds back anti-discrimination exemptions for teachers. Source: ...
Synod 2018
Australian Catholic students have asked the Youth Synod to address “ambiguity” over Church teaching on issues such as contraception and Communion for the remarried. Source: Catholic Herald. ...
Abortion
Brisbane Archbishop Mark Coleridge has questioned the integrity of the conscience vote that saw the Queensland Parliament pass legislation to decriminalise abortion on Wednesday. Source: The Catholic Leader. ...
Royal Commission
The New South Wales Government has committed an extra $127 million to help implement key recommendations from the child sexual abuse royal commission. Source: The Daily Telegraph. ...
In the Dioceses
Adelaide Cathedral parishioner Leo Vandenberg is proving age is no barrier when it comes to serving God. Source: The Southern Cross. ...
Homelessness
At 10am sharp, a dozen volunteers surrounded by donated produce don aprons to prepare for lunch for 130 people at St Canice’s Kitchen in Sydney’s Kings Cross. Source: ABC News ...
Film Review
This film has its flaws, but First Man is the closest cinema has come to portraying the intoxicating and maddening horror of space travel. Source: ACOFB. ...
Appointment
An Australian academic has been appointed to an international commission that works to promote ecumenical progress between the Catholic and Anglican faiths. Source: ACU. ...
Papal Visit
Pope Francis, at a meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the Vatican yesterday, said he is willing to visit North Korea. Source: CNS. ...