More than 450 people have taken part in 16 consultation sessions held around the country to gather feedback for the draft National Catholic Safeguarding Standards. Source: CPSL.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari should resign if he cannot put an end to a series of deadly attacks by Fulani herdsmen on Christian communities, according to the African nation’s bishops. Source: Crux.
A former colonoscopy patient at a Catholic hospital in Tasmania said her doctor, who was later the subject of nurses’ concerns, did not look well at the time she consulted him in December 2017. Source: ABC News.
People sleeping rough head to Canberra in the hope of finding a better life, but local services say they are often disappointed as the territory grapples with a “bottleneck” in crisis accommodation. Source: Canberra Times.
Former US vice president and environmentalist Al Gore has called Pope Francis a "moral force" for solving the climate change crisis. Source: Vatican News.
An English bishop has warned Catholics to be alert to the possible deliberate killings of seriously ill patients in state-funded hospitals. Source: Catholic Herald.
Brisbane Catholic school student Mikayla-Haze Adams-Houston has put her Indigenous North Stradbroke Island people on the map after being named a finalist for the Queensland Training Awards. Source: The Catholic Leader.
Two prominent Australian Jesuit authors have received prizes at the annual Catholic Press Association Awards in the United States. Source: Australian Jesuits.
Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson says he will resign if he fails in a planned appeal against his conviction for concealing historical child sexual abuse. Source: The Advertiser.
In his latest prayer video, Pope Francis asked Catholics to dedicate the month of July to giving a spiritual gift to their priests by praying for them, especially those who are tired or lonely. Source: CNA.
With peace in the Middle East as its goal, Pope Francis on Saturday will host an ecumenical prayer service with other heads of churches in the southern Italian city of Bari. Source: Crux.
Labor Senator Pat Dodson says Indigenous Australians will become more “pragmatic” in efforts to construct a voice to Parliament. Source: The Guardian.
Places of major importance for Japanese Christianity, including the Nagasaki basilica commemorating 26 Catholic martyrs, have been selected as UNESCO World Heritage sites. Source: CNA.
Threading faith through everyday life is at the heart of everything Sydney family educator Bernice Wong does. Source: The Catholic Weekly.
A cultural exchange of stories has taken place at a Queensland Catholic primary school between year 6 students and migrants studying English at TAFE. Source: The Catholic Leader.
Australian missionary Sr Patricia Fox says talks between the Church in the Philippines and the Duterte administration must include issues facing ordinary Filipinos. Source: CBCP News.
In 1948, The Catholic Standard described the arrival of the Carmelite community in Tasmania as “a day of first rate importance in the Catholic Church in Tasmania”. Source: Hobart Archdiocese.
Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson was yesterday sentenced to 12 months' detention for concealing historical child sexual abuse. Source: ABC News.