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Marist180 and other not-for-profit agencies are warning the lack of foster carers — especially for older children and teenagers — is reaching crisis level in some parts of Sydney, ABC News reports.
In God’s Hands: The Spiritual Diaries of John Paul II gives an insight into one of the greatest minds the Church has seen, writes Josh Low in The Record.
David Miller is an Aboriginal man who wasn’t raised in his people’s traditional ways and he wonders how different his life may have been, The Catholic Leader reports.
The education requirements of children with autism vary greatly and there is a need to support different learning settings, says the head of South Australia's only Catholic primary school with a special education unit, The Southern Cross reports.
There has been a 600 per cent spike in demand for overnight shelter at Safe Shelter ACT so far this winter, The Canberra Times reports.
UK doctors will not allow the Pope's children's hospital in Rome to care for infant Charlie Gard, whose parents were denied permission to take him to America for experimental therapy in a last-ditch effort to save his life, Crux reports.
The Archdiocese of Panama has released the official theme song of the next World Youth Day, to be held in Panama in 2019, CNA reports.
Universities have taken aim at Education Minister Simon Birmingham’s higher education reform package in submissions to a Senate inquiry, The Australian reports.
As Christmas-in-July celebrations begin, one parish-based operation is churning out plum puddings, the Sisters of Mercy report.
The very foundation of Western civilisation, liberal democracy, is at risk when we deny the teachings of Jesus, writes Jennifer Oriel in The Australian.
Centacare WA, a Perth-based Catholic employment and training service, is helping disadvantaged members of the local community gain valuable qualifications to secure employment, with extraordinary success, the agency reports.
The National Aboriginal and Islander Day Observance Committee (NAIDOC) week originated in the conviction that the Australia Day celebration presented a one-sided image of Australia's history, writes Andrew Hamilton in Eureka Street.
Paid family violence leave has been rejected by the Fair Work Commission but it agrees unpaid leave should be available to affected employees, News.com.au reports.
An audit of Australian social media accounts referencing the growing famine in Africa has shown "ignorant and ugly" attitudes to the crisis, writes Adam Gartrell in the Sydney Morning Herald.
Hindu nationalists are using “the conversion bogey” to harass Christians and other religious minorities in India, says an Indian Emeritus Archbishop, Crux reports.
Religious leaders have criticised a plan by the ABC to replace its executive producer of religion and elevate a non-specialist to the once prestigious post, The Australian reports.
At least eight priests in Ireland have committed suicide in the past 10 years, according to recent reports given at meetings of the Association of Catholic Priests (ACP), CNA reports.
Berlin Archbishop Heiner Koch expressed his regret after the German parliament voted in favour of legalising same-sex marriage, saying it had abandoned the fundamental characteristics of marriage, CNA reports.