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Promising ethical COVID vaccine welcomed

Archbishop Fisher was among those welcoming news on a promising and ethical vaccine.

LifeChoice Australia opens office

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

Miss-connection: how to connect with your teenage daughter

One of Australia's leading parenting experts, Dr Justin Coulson, is giving CONNECT readers the incredible opportunity to take his 7-day Connection Challenge - usually $147 - completely FREE. Aimed to help you connect more strongly with your teen daughter, the week-long challenge will have a...

Blessing of animals great and small

Fr Paul Ghanem ofm blesses a pet
Father Paul Ghanem ofm says he has witnessed “very intense” bonds between pets and their owners annual blessings of animals.

Natural family planning: people ‘need to know’

More women want to use natural family planning methods, but most doctors are ill-equipped to provide them with the information, says a Sydney GP A Sydney GP has pointed out the gap between an increasing demand for alternatives to hormonal contraception and the awareness of...

A vaccine for all: 20 points for a fairer world

Here we have a broad horizon that evokes the principles of the Church’s Social Doctrine, such as human dignity and the preferential option for the poor, solidarity and subsidiarity, the common good and the care of our common home, justice and the universal destination of goods

Vatican calls for species protection

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

It’s ok to not be ok: breaking the stigma of youth mental illness

When the largest-ever national survey of the mental health of our young people was released in 2015, it presented a confronting picture of teenage depression, self-harm and suicide. It found that 560,000 children had experienced a mental health disorder in the past year and one...

Young adult’s dark drug and alcohol past becomes asset in ministry

By any measure, Scott Weeman seems contented. All of the pieces of his life seem to have fallen into place. The 31-year-old American is a newlywed, married in September to his wife, Jacqueline. He enjoys the love of his family and a supportive community of friends....

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.