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Bishop Peter Elliott: St John Henry Newman, a true son of Mary

His long life spanned the nineteenth century. John Henry Newman was born in London in 1801 and died in Birmingham in 1890.

Catholic doctors take on AMA

Catholic doctors have expressed concern over the AMA's updated policy on the right of doctors to conscientiously object to certain procedures.

Pope entrusts world to Mary amid pandemic

https://youtu.be/m7NO8peYh9Y Prayers as the anguish of Gethsemane is visible in Italy Pope Francis entrusted to Jesus' mother the suffering and anguish of millions of people affected by the coronavirus pandemic. In a video message broadcast on 11 March, the pope prayed before a portrait of Our Lady...

Pope appeals for peace in Holy Land

The death of children in the conflict is "unacceptable" The injury and death of so many innocent people, especially children, caused by escalating violence between Israel and the Gaza Strip is "terrible and unacceptable," putting the area at risk of sinking into "a spiral of...

New hope for body image disorders

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

How was your day?

Some people are blessed with talkative children, some with quiet kids. Many parents will wish that their child talked to them more. Some probably wish they'd talk less. Expert after expert has told parents just how important it is to make sure your child knows...

Bishop tells of surviving COVID-19

Weeks close to death revealed the power of God, said northern Italy's Bishop Derio Olivero.

Simcha Fisher: Emotions not the same as faith

Feeling guilty about not feeling devastated without Mass? It's been a long, dry spell. Many Catholics have never gone this long without receiving the Eucharist since before their first communion. Now that more and more parishes are finding ways to safely offer public Mass or some...

Experts back KPMG report on palliative care

More care would boost economy and health, says report Catholic health and aged care providers have welcomed a new report revealing that more than $450 million could be saved through better funding of palliative care services and a national strategy on end-of-life care. The KPMG report found that an annual investment of $365 million will bring Australia’s palliative...

Dancing family brings viral joy amid virus lockdowns

Millions watch the Hoffmans jazz-handing joy to a 'shut down' world When health officials recommended self-isolation to slow the spread of the coronavirus, Ali Hoffman and her parents, Michael and Michele, found themselves quarantined in their Fort Worth-area home. In their boredom, they donned their "party...