Joe Biden (CNS/Leah Millis, Reuters)

Catholic proponents of nuclear disarmament joined scientists in calling on US President Joe Biden to pursue a plan to end the threat of nuclear weapons. Source: NCR Online.

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The London building at 60 Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, at the centre of the investigation (CNS/Marcin Mazur)

The main suspect in the Vatican’s corruption investigation into a London real estate venture was taken into custody in London yesterday after he appeared for his first extradition hearing. Source: Crux.

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St John Paul II is assisted by aides after being shot in St Peter’s Square on May 13, 1981 (CNS/L’Osservatore Romano)

Today marks 40 years since the attempted assassination of Pope John Paul II in St Peter’s Square, writes Alessandro Gisotti. Source: Vatican News.

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The Housing First support service is was due to start in Geraldton in July (Bigstock)

Centacare Geraldton has been handed $2.4 million to help get rough sleepers into housing in a bid to tackle the West Australian city’s growing homelessness problem. Source: Geraldton Guardian.

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Francis spoke yesterday about the fruits of tenacious prayer (Flickr/Des D Mona)

Persistent prayer can lead to miracles “because prayer goes directly to the heart of the tenderness of God”, Pope Francis said yesterday. Source: CNA.

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Sarah Hlavacek reads

A Melbourne mum has written a children’s book on the Mass that explains it in a simple way without taking away the sense of mystery and importance of what takes place. Source: Melbourne Catholic.

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A new walking trail through the streets of the Adelaide suburbs of Kensington and Norwood brings to life the area’s connection with Australia’s first canonised saint, Mary of the Cross MacKillop. Source: The Southern Cross.

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A coalition of some of the country’s largest social service providers welcomes important spending measures but says the Budget fails to address growing inequality in Australia.

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The Queensland Law Reform Commission has presented its report on assisted dying legislation to the Queensland Government (Bigstock)

A parliamentary debate on voluntary assisted dying is a step closer in Queensland with draft laws now in the hands of Attorney-General Shannon Fentiman. Source: 7News.com.au.

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Caritas Australia team unloading PPE for distribution in Papua New Guinea (Caritas Australia)

Catholic Health Australia members have raised $356,200 to help fight COVID-19 in Papua New Guinea, exceeding a fundraising goal of $250,000. Source: Caritas Australia.

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A same-sex blessing service at the Youth Church in Würzburg, Germany, on Monday. (Gehrig/CNA Deutsch).

Priests and pastoral workers in Germany have defied the Vatican by conducting blessing ceremonies attended by same-sex couples. Source: CNA.

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Refugees often have to decide between medications and other pressing financial priorities, frontline support workers say. (Bigstock)

Refugees and asylum-seekers are being supplied with crucial medicines thanks to a collaboration between The Sisters of the Good Samaritan Foundation and Jesuit Refugee Service. Source: The Good Oil.

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An international prayer campaign calls on Christians to pray together and individually for China (Bigstock)

An international coalition of lay Christians, including Australian MP Kevin Andrews, has launched a campaign to support a global prayer effort focusing on the persecuted and repressed in China. Source: UCA News.

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A Brisbane pilot project introducing nursing care to a homeless shelter is set to continue (Bigstock)

A Brisbane Mass centre that doubles as a sanctuary for the city's homeless and vulnerable has teamed up with a Catholic health care provider to introduce a regular visit by a registered nurse. Source: The Catholic Leader.

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Treasurer Josh Frydenberg delivers the Budget last night (ABC screenshot)

More than $53 billion in new stimulus payments and funding for key services will be thrown at the economy to lock in the COVID-19 recovery, with a balanced Budget put off for at least another decade. Source: The Australian.

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Michael Ouma, a lay Catholic catechist who serves in the Kibera slum in Nairobi, Kenya (CNS/Nancy Wiechec)

Calling for formal recognition of “those lay men and women who feel called by virtue of their baptism to cooperate in the work of catechesis", Pope Francis has instituted the “ministry of catechist.” Source: CNS.

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Sicilian magistrate Rosario Livatino, who was killed by the Mafia in 1990, was beatified on Sunday. (Vatican News)

The Vatican has announced the creation of a working group with the aim of excommunicating members of the mafia. Source: Vatican News.

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Catholic agencies have welcomed the government

Catholic health and education agencies have welcomed Budget funding for aged care and disability as well as early childhood learning and support for gender equity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander girls.

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