January 25, 2020
The manager of The Wiggles and former lead singer of The Cockroaches was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia
January 24, 2020
No shower rose petals but hot red dust fell from the sky on her arrival.
January 24, 2020
Archbishop Chaput proclaimed his successor as "exactly the man our Church needs".
January 23, 2020
If evangelisation is the priority, our conversion is what leads to it A vision for the Archdiocese of Sydney When installed in November 2014, Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP had the opportunity to share something of his dreams for our Church in Sydney: “My hope is for a Church in which the Gospel is preached with […]
January 22, 2020
Dr Carmine Gentile from the University of Technology Sydney is this years winner of the Sydney Catholic Archdiocese adult stem cell research grant
January 21, 2020
The unidentified seminarian is badly injured, while his colleagues remain in captivity.

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