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New Priest Heads North on Noisy Pilgrimage
Last edited 29th May 2014

The Suzuki was a gift from an elderly priest and the trip is a way to transport it to Darwin, where Patrick will serve until the end of the year. 'One of our priests was an avid motorcycle rider for his whole life, but now he’s 74,” said Patrick, 35. “He had a motorbike and he offered it to me.'


Author and Poet Maya Angelou Dead at 86
Last edited 29th May 2014

Athor and poet Maya Angelou, who rose from poverty, segregation and violence to become a force on stage, screen and the printed page, has died at the age of 86.


1500 to Attend Installation of 10th Bishop of Rockhampton
Last edited 28th May 2014

Twenty eight bishops including Bishop Terry Brady from the Archdiocese of Sydney and the Apostolic Nuncio, Archbishop Paul Gallagher will attend the installation Bishop-elect Michael McCarthy as the 10th Bishop of Rockhampton tomorrow.

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Teenage Girl Recounts Terror, Violence of Boko Haram Attacks
Last edited 20th May 2014

A teenage girl whose family members were murdered by members of the militant Islamist group Boko Haram is sharing her story in hopes that it will spur action against the Nigerian terrorist organisation.

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Priest and Nun Among Clergy Arrested over Abbott Sit-in Protest
Last edited 20th May 2014

The protesters invited office staff to join prayers for about 1000 child refuge seekers in detention centres and demanded their release. Those involved in the occupations included two Catholic priests, a nun, two Baptist pastors, an Anglican Priest, five Uniting Church ministers, and a number of lay church leaders.


3 Life Lessons Learned Whilst Nursing “The Man With No Nose” On the ‘Africa Mercy’ Ship
Last edited 19th May 2014

“The man with no nose” Let me tell you about my friend Paul, my first patient on the Africa Mercy ship. Paul lost his nose when it was shot off by a bullet during the Congolese civil war 13 years ago. Since then, he has been living with a hole in his face where his nose should have been. Now, after all this time, he is getting a new nose, and a new chance at life.


Russian Prison Chaplain Witnesses Stories of Conversion, Hope
Last edited 15th May 2014

Despite its challenges, prison ministry in the Russian Federation is an important apostolate, changing lives and leading to conversions, a local Orthodox priest recounted to a Catholic charity.

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Nine Month Ordained Priest and Catechist Murdered in the Goilala Mountains.
Last edited 14th May 2014

A priest has been murdered in Papua New Guinea, the victim of tribal rivalries in the Pacific nation. Father Gerry Mary Inao was ordained in August 2013. Benedict, a catechist who accompanied him, was also brutally murdered.


What it’s Really Like Working in Nepal - Brittany Darvas Community Development Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor at INF
Last edited 14th May 2014

I have just returned from 17 days in Mugu, Nepal – 3000 m above sea level in the mighty Himalayas and one of the world’s poorest and most remote areas. I was there to carry out community development work for the International Nepal Fellowship. It was an experience to say the least! Community Development Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor at INF


Warren Buffet Has Given $1.2 Billion to Pro-Abortion Groups, Would Fund 2.7 Million Abortions
Last edited 14th May 2014

They say the key to successful investing is diversification. But Berkshire Hathaway Chairman & CEO Warren Buffett, the billionaire investor known as the “Oracle of Omaha,” is a one-issue man — and that issue is abortion.

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