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Sydney Body-Boarder Takes Vows as Benedictine Monk

Last edited 21st January 2018

A 28-year-old body-boarder from Sydney, who loved spending time in the Australian sun and surf, recently pronounced his first vows as a Benedictine monk, at Silverstream Priory in County Meath, Ireland.

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Drone Saves Two Australian Swimmers in World First

Last edited 18th January 2018

Two teenage boys were rescued by a brand new lifesaving drone in Australia while lifeguards were still training to use the device.

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Sydney Professor Receives $100,000 Archdiocese Grant

Last edited 17th January 2018

The Sydney Archdiocese has made possible new research into a rare and deadly heart condition with a $100,000 grant to the Victor Chang Institute.

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Melbourne Crash: Driver Arrested After Hitting Pedestrians

Last edited 21st December 2017

The man who deliberately drove a car into a crowd in Melbourne is a drug user with mental health issues but no known terrorism links, police say.

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Mexican Virgin of Guadalupe Pilgrimage Marred by Deaths

Last edited 13th December 2017

One of the largest annual pilgrimages in Latin America has been marred this year by the death of at least 11 pilgrims.

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Giving God Your Gifts: Regine (Gaming)

Last edited 4th December 2017

Meet Regine Caramancion! She is a Catholic video game developer that collaborated with us to create a game about Saint Pope John Paul II which will be at the Australian Catholic Youth Festival 2017! Watch and find about how she chose this career path and what it's like being a Catholic in the video game industry!

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How Hebrew-Speaking Catholics Make Advent Longer

Last edited 27th November 2017

Every year it seems as though the spiritual preparation for Christmas lags behind the commercial preparation. What if there were more weeks to Advent?

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Student Anxiety and Depression 'at Crisis Point'

Last edited 27th November 2017

In April a Mission Australia report found nearly one in four Australian teenagers met the criteria for having a "probable serious mental illness" — a 20 per cent increase from five years ago.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Engaged!

Last edited 27th November 2017

The pair, who met on a blind date set up by a mutual friend and got to know each other while camping under the stars in Botswana, announced their engagement last night.

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Buildings Have Collapsed after an Explosion in Ningbo, China

Last edited 26th November 2017

Harrowing images are emerging in the aftermath of an explosion that devastated a Chinese port city south of Shanghai, causing buildings to collapse and resulting in a number of casualties.

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