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Image from The Record of Noreen and Don Dickinson, the longest-married of the couples --- Eighteen couples in a parish near Perth will renew their vows in a Special Wedding Anniversary Mass to be held in August this year, reports the

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German Bishops Conference --- The Church in Germany said it would open its archives to independent researchers in a bid to shed light on all aspects of cases of sexual abuse by priests, said a report on BigPond News. "We want to uncover the truth which

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Cotabato's Archbishop Orlando Beltran Quevedo addressed the Philippine Senate blue ribbon committee Wednesday --- Senators have exonerated seven Catholic bishops who accepted donations of money and vehicles from the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office

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Fr Brendan, Mary, Catherine and Fr Maurice Dooley --- Fancy having not one, not two, but an extraordinary three brothers ordained to the priesthood. That's the reality for Irish sisters Mary and Catherine Dooley, recent visitors to Brisbane archdiocese,

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A year ago, my subject would probably have struck some as counter-intuitive, implausible, even absurd: why would an octogenarian German theologian with little practical experience of political and economic life have anything interesting or important to say

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The finale of the Harry Potter movie series consists of two films: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1 (2010) and this film, released in 2011. Part 1 ended, and Part 2 begins, as the evil Lord Voldemort exultingly snatches the Elder Wand from the

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Michaela Guthridge, Justice Development Manager at Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand and a Social Policy Connections Board member, discusses the importance of victim-centred terminology when dealing with "sham" marriages. Her talk can be seen on

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Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny --- Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny has attacked the Church over its role in a clerical sex abuse scandal, as Dublin called in the Vatican ambassador, said an AFP report in the Sydney Morning Herald. Mr Kenny's

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Image from The Catholic Weekly --- Three Sydney men were awarded Papal honours at a ceremony con­ducted by the Archbishop of Syd­ney, George Cardinal Pell, last week, reports the Catholic Weekly. Justice John Slattery AO, QC, 92 - who already has

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Screenshot from the report on AdelaideNow --- Deacon Peter Zwaans, 30, is to be ordained into the priesthood at St Francis Xavier Cathedral in Adelaide, making him the youngest-serving Catholic priest in South Australia, said a report on AdelaideNow from

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The St Vincent de Paul Society has welcomed the announcement of $18 billion in compensation to Australian households to offset the impact of the Federal Government's carbon pricing scheme, reports the Catholic Weekly. It is also calling for part of the

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'View of Mumbai coastline', on Flickr  --- The Church in India strongly condemned a series of blasts that rocked Mumbai, leaving at least 21 dead and 131 injured, ucanews.com reports. Condemning the July 13 blasts, the Catholic Bishops' Conference

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Screenshot from Rome Reports video, 8 Chinese bishops forced to participate in latest illicit ordination on YouTube --- Eight Vatican-approved bishops attended an ordination in China not approved by the Holy See, of Father Joseph Huang Bingzhang of

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Screenshot from The Catholic Weekly --- The vice-chancellor of Australian Catholic University, Professor Greg Craven, has called for a renewed age of Catholic public intellectualism to promote and defend Church values and teaching, reports the Catholic

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Screenshot from The Catholic Weekly -- Thousands of faithful in Sydney and Brisbane marched in the respective cities' processions marking Corpus Christi early this week, report the Catholic Weekly and the Catholic Leader. More than 5000 people took part

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As a young medical resident in 1968, Dr Thomas Hilgers was concerned with treating his patients and staying abreast of the latest medical advances. As a Catholic, he was also mindful that one of the most significant advances that had occurred in recent years

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Professor Margaret Somerville, founding Director of the Centre for Medicine, Ethics and Law at McGill University, Toronto, Canada, will speak on "A contemporary reflection on the case against euthanasia" on Wednesday at a breakfast briefing organised by

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Travel writing never has quite made it into the pantheon of literature. I mean, who were the great travel writers of the 19th century? Generally, they were writers who were famous in other genres as well, writes Fr Alexander Lucie- Smith in the Catholic

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NAIDOC stands for the National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee and this week, July 3-10, is NAIDOC Week. The NAIDOC website has links and information about activities taking place all around the country. http://www.naidoc.org.au/

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Screenshot from the report on AdelaideNow --- The Church in Adelaide is setting up a site for online donations to Catholic charities, as more people tap into cyberspace and churches move to reach them, Adelaide Catholic Archdiocese Catholic Charities

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Mass on Demand

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From St Mary’s, North Sydney. The first Mass of the day on YouTube

Mass Online

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Live streamed from Our Lady of the Rosary Cathedral, Waitara

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Daily Prayer

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All your daily readings, reflections and prayers can be found here... 

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