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Bishop Peter Ingham Celebrates 50 years as Priest with Letter from Pope Francis
Last edited 22nd July 2014

Bishop Peter Ingham was surprised last week to receive a letter from Pope Francis congratulating him on his 50th anniversary as a priest on Friday 18 July 2014.The letter from Pope Francis, in Latin, conveyed his good wishes and blessing upon Bishop Ingham, the clergy and the people of the Diocese of Wollongong.


Diocese of Rome Expands Family Home for People Living with AIDS
Last edited 20th July 2014

For 25 years, the Caritas branch of the Diocese of Rome has taken an active approach to caring for people living with AIDS. When it first started, fear was high, and those infected had few place to turn to. The live-in facility was opened in Villa Glori, in a posh Roman neighborhood. It's not a medical center, but it's a place they can call home.

At Least 36 Australians Including a Sydney Religious Sister Among the MH17 Tragedy
Last edited 20th July 2014

A Sydney Catholic nun was among the 28 Australian citizens, as well as 8 permanant residents, known to have died in the Ukrainian Malaysian Airlines MH17 disaster which killed all 298 on board. Sister Philomene Tiernan was a member of the Religious Sisters of the Sacred Heart. She was also a much loved staff member of the Catholic girls' school Kincoppal-Rose Bay School.


What’s Bringing Young People Back to the Church?
Last edited 18th July 2014

As we look around our parishes many of us might find ourselves becoming discouraged at the ageing congregation and the lack of youth attendance. For those of us who have been moved to do something about it, we’ve probably wondered what can be done: what will bring young people back to the Church?


Catholic Archbishop Says Abuse Victims are 'The New Missionaries'
Last edited 18th July 2014

Archbishop Christopher Prowse does not know how the Catholic Church may move forward in the wake of its recent sex abuse scandals but he is convinced the victims will be a part of any solution. Appointed to lead the Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn last September, Archbishop Prowse said he had been humbled and inspired by “the raw courage of so many victims of clerical sex abuse as children”.


Don’t look up. Always Look Down: Wisdom from a Bangla Nanna
Last edited 16th July 2014

Just 6 weeks ago I was living in Neutral Bay, one of the wealthiest suburbs in Sydney, but now I live in Dhaka, Bangladesh (recently judged the world’s most unliveable city, again). I am here for one year volunteering with a local non-government organisation in environmental advocacy and communications.

People Power Forces Wicked Campers to Withdraw Misogynistic Marketing
Last edited 17th July 2014

Wicked Campers withdraws sexist slogans from vans after 110,000-strong petition; petition starter Paula Orbea says it’s a “people powered win against sexism” The campervan company at the centre of a people-powered revolt over sexist van slogans has today issued an apology and committed to reviewing and removing sexist or misogynistic marketing from all vans in the next six months.

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Forgotten Legacy: Untold stories of Chinese Anzacs remembered
Last edited 16th July 2014

As the centenary of World War One approaches, the soldiers who fought on the front lines are being honoured. Like many other Chinese Australians, Benjamin Moy Ling served with the Australian army.


Philippines' Charismatic Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle to Visit Australia
Last edited 14th July 2014

He is a Cardinal with a huge Facebook following and his homilies are among the most searched for on YouTube. Now Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, the inspiring, charismatic and spiritual leader of the Philippines' 75.5 million Catholics is headed for Australia.


Punished by Axe: Bonded Labour in India's Brick Kilns
Last edited 11th July 2014

India's economy is the 10th largest in the world, but millions of the country's workers are thought to be held in conditions little better than slavery. One man's story - which some may find disturbing - illustrates the extreme violence that some labourers are subjected to.

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