Master gardener Sabrina Hahn is encouraging Perth business owners to get involved in a MercyCare program that gives asylum-seekers vital experience in the Australian workforce. Source: The eRecord.
Pope Francis opened the Vatican’s summit on the protection of minors and vulnerable people telling bishops they must take “concrete” steps to tackle the scourge of sexual abuse. Source: The Tablet.
The Melbourne Archdiocese is one of a number of large organisations that have been hit by cyber attackers in recent months. Source: The Age.
The National Catholic Education Commission (NCEC) has welcomed Labor’s pre-election commitment to boost funding for students with a disability, review NAPLAN and ensure funding support for all school sectors.
Thousands of Australians will soon take action to improve global access to clean water and basic sanitation by fundraising for Caritas Australia’s annual Project Compassion appeal.
At Eternity’s Gate presents a bold and experimental vision of the final years of Vincent van Gogh’s life. Source: ACOFB.
Catholics have a chance to make known their views on euthanasia as a Queensland parliamentary health committee begins examining ways to ease the pain and suffering of the terminally ill. Source: The Catholic Leader.
After a tumultuous 2018 for the federal Parliament, the early months of 2019 are likely to move into hyperdrive as the major parties begin positioning themselves for the upcoming election, writes Joe Zabar. Source: Eureka Street.
The Diocese of Parramatta is on a nationwide hunt for young Catholic singers willing to share their talents by joining the St Patrick’s Cathedral Choir. Source: Catholic Outlook.
The Morrison Government could face dozens of expensive legal cases as a result of its plans to transfer sick refugees and asylum-seekers to Christmas Island instead of the Australian mainland. Source: Sydney Morning Herald.
After almost two weeks of hearings in Adelaide, the royal commission into aged care is about to take its inquiry on the road. Source: SBS News.
When the Vatican announced that Pope Francis had signed a decree recognising a miracle attributed to the intercession of Blessed John Henry Newman, clearing the way for his canonisation, there was rejoicing in Chicago. Source: Catholic Herald.
Lawyers for a Catholic high school student in the United States who was at the centre of a viral video controversy are suing the Washington Post, seeking $350m in damages. Source: 9news.com.au.
Despite the best efforts of human beings, it is only God the Father who will never fall short in loving his children, Pope Francis said yesterday. Source: CNA.
Townsville Bishop Tim Harris said he is troubled by the crushing debt falling on people following this month’s floods in North Queensland. Source: The Catholic Leader.
CatholicCare Tasmania will manage a new development that will see a disused Hobart building transformed into eight affordable housing units for women aged over 50. Source: ABC News.
Twisted ideas of power and authority in the Church have contributed to the clerical sexual abuse crisis, global leaders of religious orders have said. Source: CNS.
A second draft of the National Catholic Safeguarding Standards that will support the Church's work in ensuring safe places for children and vulnerable adults has been released prior to final adoption. Source: CPSL.