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  • Teachers & Students Learn from Each Other       30 Oct 2012
    Voted one of Sydney's most inspiring teachers as part of World Teachers Day was a big surprise, says Julie Dannaoui from Freeman Catholic College, Bonnyrigg.
  • Cardinal Pell Talks to Vatican Insider       26 Oct 2012
    In an interview in Rome with Vatican Insider, the Archbishop of Sydney Cardinal George Pell spoke about a range of issues from interfaith relations to the qualities required for a bishop.
  • The West Must Not Cut Medical Costs by Targeting Elderly - Bishop       25 Oct 2012
    In a lecture at Oxford University's St John's College, one of the world's leading bioethicists, the Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP, Bishop of Parramatta, urged Western nations to resist the pressure to "scapegoat, abandon or even kill the elderly" as a way to cut spiralling medical costs.
  • Life Changing Course Deepens Faith & Creates Leaders of Tomorrow       25 Oct 2012
    In just four and a half weeks more than 20 young people from parishes and dioceses across Australia will leave family and friends and switching off their mobile phones and Ipads embark on the Archdiocese of Sydney's annual four-week live-in course of youth leadership training and faith formation.
  • Asylum Seekers Held on Nauru Mentally Ill and in Despair       25 Oct 2012
    As temperatures on Nauru soar into the mid 40s, the 420 asylum seekers transferred from Christmas Island and held in a stifling tent city on the barren remote island are battling despair, depression, increasing incidence of mental illness and self-harm.
  • Christian Critique of Yoga, Reiki & Tai Chi Instant Sell-out       23 Oct 2012
    More than 100 people of all ages attended the Sydney book launch by Bishop Julian Porteous of a book that provides an insight, critique and guide for Christians into Eastern practices such as Yoga, Reiki and Tai Chi.
  • Religious Sisters Join Protest Against Plans to Mine Coal Seam Gas       22 Oct 2012
    The contemplative community of Decalced Carmelite Sisters at Varrowville has asked the Conference Leaders of Religious Institutes (CLRI) for its help in rallying as many people as possible to join a protest against coal seam gas mining in Sydney and ...
  • 60 Years of Friendship & 50 Years of Marriage       19 Oct 2012
    Twelve former members of St Mary's Cathedral's Catholic Youth Organisation (CYO) not only fell in love when they attended CYO dances at the Cathedral's Chapter Hall more than half a century ago but ...
  • One in Eight Australian Families Living Below the Poverty Line       17 Oct 2012
    Michael Perusco, CEO of the Society of St Vincent de Paul NSW is disturbed by a University of NSW study that has found 2.26 million Australians are living below the poverty line, affecting one in eight Australian families and one in six children.
  • Successful First Year for Domus Australia       16 Oct 2012
    Exactly 12 months ago on Wednesday, 19 October 2011, Pope Benedict XVI gave his blessing to Domus Australia when he presided over the official opening of Australia's pilgrim centre in Rome.
  • A 'Sistine Chapel' of the Roman forum       15 Oct 2012
    The church of Santa Maria Antiqua is undergoing an impressive restoration. So from now until November 4th it will remain open to the public.
  • HSC Students Nervous but Determined to Stay Calm       15 Oct 2012
    As 70,000 Year 12 students across NSW battle increasing pressure for the first of their HSC exams this afternoon, two students from one Sydney's Catholic secondary school admit that while they are nervous, they are determined to stay calm.
  • Year of Faith Opportunity to Transform Our Lives       12 Oct 2012
    Coupled with our current Year of Grace, the Year of Faith affords us a further opportunity to transform our own lives into living images of Christ, Bishop Peter Comensoli said in his homily to mark the first day of the Year of Faith.
  • Australian Chaplains Remember Bali Horror       12 Oct 2012
    When twin blasts ripped apart two bars in the Kuta region of Bali on 12 October 2002, killing 202 including 88 Australians, Australia's defence force immediately swung into action.
  • What's the Year of Faith All About?       10 Oct 2012
    The Year of Faith will be celebrated between October 11th, 2012 and November 2013, which will be led by the Pope. The initiative will be launched on the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council.
  • Seventh eConference a Big Success       10 Oct 2012
    More than 20,000 in schools, universities, parishes and local halls across the Australia as well as a further 10,000 - 20,000 at sites in Hong Kong, Zimbawe, New Zealand, Fiji, East Timor, Malta, USA, ...
  • Pilgrims Embrace Social Media in Lead up to WYD13       5 Oct 2012
    Just as the Olympic Games in London became known as the world's first social media games, next year's World Youth Day in Rio promises to be even more of a global social media event...
  • Diaconate Ordination in Rome for Two Sydney Seminarians       3 Oct 2012
    Families, friends along with several fellow seminarians from the Seminary of the Good Shepherd at Homebush are in Rome for the Diaconate Ordination at St Peter's Basilica of Australian priests in training, Nicholas Rynne and Daniel McCaughan.