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Fr. Barron on the Parable of the Wedding Banquet
Last edited 24th November 2014

The parable of the Wedding Banquet seems to bug people for some reason - but when you reflect on this passage it actually really helps us learn to read the Bible. In this video, Fr Robert Barron analyses this parable from Matthew's Gospel, and discusses what we can learn from this story.


Faith in Action - Social Justice Expo - Xt3 Interviews those Making a Difference in Our Communities
Last edited 7th November 2014

The Social Justice Expo took place on Wednesday 5th November at the University of Notre Dame Australia's Broadway Sydney campus. An initiative of the Archdiocese's Justice and Peace Office, Faith in Action was a free event, aimed at introducing young people from across Sydney to Catholic agencies and organisations that work for justice, peace, ecology and development, and inviting them to make connections with those agencies carrying out the Church's social teaching in practical ways in Sydney, across the country and throughout the world.

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Thomas Aquinas and the Argument from Motion
Last edited 30th October 2014

Atheists, Agnostics, and believers alike appeal to philosophy to support their claims on the existence or non-existence of God. However, Thomas Aquinas' "Argument from Motion" offers a proof that cannot be easily refuted, as it appeals to the the concept of an "actus purus," or the unmoved mover that we call God.


Full Text: Official Translation of Final Synod Report
Last edited 30th October 2014

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Pope Says Evolution, Big Bang Theories Are Compatible With Catholic Faith
Last edited 28th October 2014

The scientific theories of “The Big Bang” and “Evolution” are not only consistent with the Catholic Faith, Pope Francis told a Vatican gathering – they are essential to understanding God.

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What is the Wrath of God?
Last edited 28th October 2014

In Sunday's Mass (26 October 2014) there was a reference to the wrath of God and how only Jesus can save us from it. St Paul, writing to the Thessalonians, commends them who have turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God and to await his Son from heaven, whom he raised from the dead, Jesus, who delivers us from the coming wrath (1 Thess 1:9-10).

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Here's Why Church Teaching on 'Gay Marriage' Did Not Change Today
Last edited 14th October 2014

The Catholic blogosphere exploded Monday after the Extraordinary Synod of Bishops released a document summarising last week’s discussion. But while the relatio post disceptationem, which means “Report After Debate,” has been fodder for sensational headlines claiming a major shift in doctrine, the report is only a beginning, working document of the Church.

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Atheism is Acquired, and Recent Studies Show it is Not Natural to the Human Person
Last edited 7th October 2014

The Venerable Bishop Fulton Sheen once remarked that atheism was not natural to the human person and that it was acquired. He used as his reference St. Paul’s words in Romans 1:18-21.

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God and Outer Space
Last edited 22nd September 2014

A Jesuit brother and president of the Vatican Observatory Foundation discusses the idea of extraterrestrials and how it might affect how humanity sees itself.

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Catholic Talk Blog: "Just War Theory" Refresher
Last edited 24th August 2014

Many Catholics are asking about how we should respond to what is going on in Iraq. Specifically, whether we were required to “turn the other cheek” or if we could be advocating military action – even strong military action – against the IS terrorists.

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