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Council of Cardinals Says More Youth, Women Needed in Roman Curia

Last edited 13th September 2017

One of the key talking points in the latest round of meetings for the Pope's Council of Cardinals was the selection of personnel in the Roman Curia, with an emphasis on making it more international, and with a higher number of young people and women.

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Nepal to Ban Evangelisation and Religious Conversion

Last edited 25th August 2017

The Nepalese president is expected to approve a bill that will outlaw any attempt to convert someone to a different faith, alongside the “hurting of religious sentiment”.

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Can a Priest Break the Seal of Secrecy in Confession? - The Answer is No

Last edited 17th August 2017

No they cannot. Catholic priests are automatically excommunicated if they break the seal of confession. It is absolutely forbidden for a confessor to betray in anyway the secrecy of the confession for any reason.

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Confession Above the Law: Archbishop Hart

Last edited 15th August 2017

The Archbishop said the sacredness of communication with God during confession should be above the law.

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Royal Commission Recommendation Threatens the Seal of Confession and Religious Freedom

Last edited 14th August 2017

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has today released widespread recommendations on changes to the Australian criminal justice system including changes focused on information of abuse revealed in religious confessions.

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First Oratory in Australia Raises $100,000 in Donations

Last edited 1st August 2017

The Brisbane Oratory in Formation met its fundraising target with a Winter Ball

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New Software Launched to Improve Management of Religious Orders

Last edited 30th July 2017

After serving several years as secretary of information for the Discalced Carmelites, Spaniard Juan Borrego realized that sometimes there is a lack of communications within religious congregations.

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A Year After His Murder, Fr. Jacques Hamel Remembered

Last edited 26th July 2017

One year after the brutal killing of Fr. Jacques Hamel, French bishops recalled the beautiful example of the man who lived out every day in simple faithfulness, rooted in the love of Christ.

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At least 7 Hindu pilgrims shot dead

Last edited 11th July 2017

Gunmen have sprayed bullets on a passenger bus bringing Hindu pilgrims back from a cave shrine in Indian-controlled Kashmir, killing at least seven of them, including five women, and wounding 14 others.

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Aid to the Church in Need's Mission to Assist Oppressed Christians in China

Last edited 9th July 2017

This is Alessandro Monteduro, director of Aid to the Church in Need. As an organization that seeks to protect oppressed Christians, he denounced the current situation Chinese Christians are confronted with.

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