Australian Catholic University (ACU) has joined seven other Catholic universities as founding members of the Strategic Alliance of Catholic Research Universities.
The Morrison Government was last night negotiating with Labor over legislation to prevent school students from being discriminated against on the basis of their sexuality. Source: The Australian.
A judge in El Salvador has issued an arrest order for a former military captain suspected of killing St Oscar Romero as the archbishop celebrated Mass in 1980. Source: CNS.
Engaged couples require “careful preparation” for the lifelong fidelity that marriage requires, Pope Francis said yesterday. Source: CNA.
Jesuit Social Services has commended the Andrews Government’s commitment to establish a royal commission into mental health if re-elected next month.
Bishop Tim Harris is on a road trip through the vast Townsville Diocese, visiting towns affected by drought, leading prayer services and “getting a bit of divine help”. Source: Townsville Bulletin.
Catholic aged care providers in Western Australia have welcomed the federal Government's Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety. Source: The eRecord.
Catholics in the Solomon Islands have joyfully welcomed the episcopal ordination of their first locally-born Catholic bishop. Source: ACBC Media Blog.
Bishops in the US state of Washington have endorsed an initiative that would boost gun safety measures and restrict the purchase and ownership of firearms. Source: NCR Online.
A quarter of the child detainees on Nauru are likely to remain in limbo after members of their families were rejected for resettlement in the US on security grounds. Source: The Australian.
A respected charity founder’s debt has been wiped after the Morrison Government quickly stepped in to fix a funding crisis after community outrage. Source: Daily Telegraph.
With the launch of a new book, Pope Francis is calling for a new alliance – between young and old – to change the world. Source: CNS.
Human trafficking and the role of women were discussed at the daily press briefing of the Synod of Bishops yesterday. Source: CNA.
The US Catholic Medical Association has condemned the American Academy of Family Physicians’ new “engaged neutrality” position on assisted suicide. Source: Crux.
A priest who had been a key witness in the case of an Indian bishop charged with raping a nun died Monday, prompting a police investigation into his death. Source: CNA.
The Sisters of Mercy Parramatta have officially unveiled a ground painting in recognition of Australia’s First Peoples on the site of the country’s first convent. Source: Catholic Outlook.
US apologist Tim Staples wants Catholics to know their faith so they can clearly explain why they are Catholic and believe in God in the first place. Source: The Catholic Leader.
Fire destroyed 70 homes in the seaside tourist town of Tathra on New South Wales' Sapphire Coast in March. Now, signs of life are returning to the town, writes Chris Gordon. Source: Catholic Voice.