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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...

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...

ACU report warns of mental health care crisis

Study finds staff shortages contributing to mental health nurses crisis A new report by Australian Catholic University has found that mental health nurses are suffering high levels of workplace stress made worse by ongoing staff shortages and acutely unwell patients. The study, published in the International...

Pope: Abortion never the answer

Pope Francis has called selective abortion of the disabled “expression of an inhuman eugenics mentality”.

Vatican calls for species protection

Conference calls for change in attitudes toward nature, their economic systems and consumption.

Stopping the senseless loss of life

By Paul Dillon Often after finishing a Parent Information Evening someone will approach me and thank me for the talk and then say something along the lines of "… but my child has just finished school and had no real issues. I can finally take...

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.

A father’s plea to all parents

A heartbroken father who lost his only child to an accidental drug overdose has begged parents to warn their children “just one silly mistake could be their last”. Enzo Congiu’s daughter Marli who died in January after taking GHB, has warned it can happen to...

New social services body launched

New South Wales and the ACT now have their own dedicated peak Catholic social service group.

LifeChoice Australia opens office

The student-run pro-life group says dedicated office space opens up many new possibilities.