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Free cards send pro-life message

One of the new cards from the 365Life campaign. Sets are available free to readers of The Catholic Weekly. Photo: 365Life
Business-sized cards with pro-life designs are appearing all over Melbourne city.

From rich to poor, married to priest

When Father Bob Sheridan was four or five years old, electric trains only travelled as far as Parramatta. At midnight street lights went out and radios fell silent. Sydney’s Westmead, where his dad moved him, his mum and his younger brother John from NSW’s Riverina...

New hope for body image disorders

ACU researchers discovered that a single dose of the ‘love hormone’, oxytocin, can help cure sufferers.

10 Things Every Parent Needs to Know

For your chance to WIN 1 of 5 copies of 10 Things Every Parent Needs to Know by Dr Justin Coulson send your name, email and postal address to [email protected] Good Luck! Wouldn’t it be great if parents really only needed to know 10 things...

The blokes who brought Bourke back

Superintendent Moore, with his wife Maggie, was recently honoured by the Queen with an Australian Police Medal
Police Commander Greg Moore says his town of Bourke is in the news for all the right reasons.

Surviving the loss of a child

By Angela Grieve People often ask me how I get out of bed every day after losing Regan and I guess the answer is that I have to. I am a single mum, I have a job and I have responsibilities to my other children. And just...

Kathleen Loughnan: The courage to give a baby life

Having a child at a young age I was a child when I had my first child, and while I didn’t stop studying, I did stop going to most classes. This wasn’t something that was forced on me, not exactly. I simply couldn’t afford childcare. The...

Remembering a Croatian martyr: Blessed Cardinal Stepinac

Cardinal Alojzije Stepinac, Archbishop of Zagreb in Croatia, died in 1960 while under house arrest after having been convicted of high treason 14 years earlier by the brutal communist government of Yugoslavia. Three years ago, 56 years after his death, Cardinal Stepinac’s conviction was annulled,...

Magnificent altar piece installed at North Sydney

A stunning altar piece created in Medieval Italian Sienese style—the first of its kind produced in 400 years—has been installed and blessed at the Australian Catholic University’s chapel in North Sydney. The artist who produced the magnificent triptych, depicting the Virgin Mary with Christ Child,...

EXCLUSIVE: Medics uneasy on ending lives

Victorian hospitals struggle to find doctors willing to kill patients on eve of assisted suicide law With just a week to go until the implementation of Victoria’s Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2017, Melbourne’s largest health care providers were struggling to find specialists willing to administer...