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Political correctness is eroding education

Dr Kevin Donnelly is hopeful that despite the fact Australia’s education system is now dominated by political correctness and left-wing ideology, the pendulum is starting to swing back in the other direction. “I believe in the essential goodness of people,” Dr Donnelly, a Senior Research...

5 things to know when booking a retreat

With the beginning of Lent just a month away, Catholics everywhere will be in the mood to do a little spring-cleaning of the soul and it's a great time to consider going on a retreat. If you’ve never been on a spiritual retreat before,...

“God can restore the Church in Australia”

Lay preacher and founder of the Community of the Risen Lord, Lalith Perera, says God can restore the Church in Australia if we let him.

Bishop slams Teachers Federation

Bishop Brian Mascord of Wollongong has expressed strong opposition to the push from the NSW Teachers Federation to have religion classes removed from public schools.

No Premier Andrews, you’re very wrong on gender therapy

I was taught as a child to be attentive to my neighbour’s decisions in case they threatened my own freedoms and integrity. So let’s look at NSW’s neighbouring state of Victoria. A week ago, Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews released a statement relating to so-called ‘gay...

Could the Veil of Manoppello be the face of Jesus?

Could the Veil of Manoppello be the face of Jesus?

Marie Kondo effect flows to Catholic charity

St Vincent de Paul NSW CEO Jack de Groot says he can’t say for sure that Japanese home organising expert Marie Kondo is responsible for January being the biggest month for donations the charity has ever seen, but “she definitely has something to do...

Ask and receive: Training for parents of the Pro-Life Generation

It’s not only Gen Y that is becoming increasingly involved in the pro-life movement. A special training day for the parents of young pro-life volunteers has been organised after many expressed a desire to receive the same formation on pro-life issues as their children. LifeChoice Australia...

New Canon Law course offers the big picture

A sound understanding of the Code of Canon Law, which underpins the whole life of the Catholic Church, is invaluable for anyone working in parish administration or Catholic education. Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP has warmly recommended a course on Canon Law to be offered by...

Pill Testing: Arguments For and Against

Concerts are a known risk site for use of drugs. Pill testing is the answer, says Dr Alex Wodak.
Tens of thousands of young people attend music festivals every year amid a national debate about whether Australia should introduce pill testing at public events for those intending to use illicit drugs. The Catholic Weekly presents two expert views, one for and one against...