St John of God Subiaco Hospital is the first facility in the world to offer patients a new drug to help treat pancreatic cancer as part of a world-first clinical trial. Source: The eRecord.
The sacred liturgy is meant to help the people of God conform their heart, mind and actions more closely to Christ, Pope Francis said yesterday. Source: Crux.
Sustainable development in rural areas is key to making poverty and hunger a thing of the past, Pope Francis said yesterday. Source: CNS.
There is more than just a touch of the bush preacher about Dr Jordan Peterson, who delivered a sold-out lecture in Melbourne on Wednesday night, writes David Schütz. Source: Melbourne Catholic.
The fourth Australian Catholic Youth Festival will invite delegates to follow Mary’s example of saying “Yes” when it opens on the great Marian Feast of the Immaculate Conception. Source: ACBC Media Blog.
Brisbane Archbishop Mark Coleridge has urged lawmakers to support a broad, holistic re-examination of religious freedom, rather than a narrow focus on the treatment of students in schools. Source: The Catholic Leader.
Stylistically, The Front Runner is bold and challenging in its filmmaking, but is let down by a lacklustre acting and underwritten key roles. (ACOFB)
Outgoing Labor Senator Jacinta Collins will begin her new role as executive director of the National Catholic Education Commission next week, Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP has announced. Source: ACBC Media Blog.
The Northern Territory Government will invest $22 million tackling domestic violence over three years, including working with perpetrators, as it faces rates at least triple the rest of the country. Source: News.com.au.
The Church in Rwanda has not stopped grieving for the victims of the country’s 1994 genocide, according to Archbishop Antoine Kambanda of Kigali. Source: Crux.
Queenslanders are being asked for their views on euthanasia as part of a historic and wide-ranging review into aged, palliative and terminally-ill care. Source: The Courier-Mail.
All eyes and ears will be on the Vatican during an unprecedented gathering next week to discuss the protection of minors in the Church. Source: CNS.
Prayer should always be a dialogue with God with charitable consideration for others’ needs, Pope Francis said yesterday. Source: CNA.
With the recent installation of new clear glass panels for its confessionals, St Mary’s Cathedral in Perth has created warm and inviting spaces. Source: The eRecord.
New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian has vowed to halve the number of people sleeping on the state’s streets by 2025, promising to tackle the “root causes” of homelessness. Source: Sydney Morning Herald.
The Vatican has announced that John Henry Newman will be declared a saint after Pope Francis approved a second miracle attributed to the English cardinal’s intercession. Source: The Tablet.
The anniversary of the National Apology to the Stolen Generation still brings deep, heartfelt tears to Brisbane Indigenous elder Theresa Nunn. Source: The Catholic Leader.
Ensuring a thriving future for the Society of St Vincent de Paul in Tasmania is a key motivator for the organisation’s new chief executive, Lara Alexander. Source: Hobart Archdiocese.