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Hearts to Love and Hands to Serve

Hearts to Love and Hands to Serve

Pints kicked off 2017 with not one, but four, young speakers from Sydney.

AURORA EXTRA: A poem for L'Arche

AURORA EXTRA: A poem for L'Arche

Stephen is a Board member of the L’Arche Hunter Community, but he lived for some time in the Brisbane Community. He and Jason developed a relationship which touched each other’s lives and this poem is an expression of this deep relationship.

Australian bishops launch guidelines for celebrating the sacraments with people with disability

Australian bishops launch guidelines for celebrating the sacraments with people with disability

The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference today launched guidelines about the appropriate sacramental preparation for people with disability.

“I'm terminally ill and the debate on euthanasia scares me”

“I'm terminally ill and the debate on euthanasia scares me”

The doctors have told me that I have a few months to live; the cancer that began in my breast four years ago has now spread to my spine, ribs, hips and, more significantly, to my lungs.

Human Trafficking – Be Informed about its reality and consequences

Human Trafficking – Be Informed about its reality and consequences

On the Feast of St Josephine Bakhita today, 8 February, bishops and religious leaders across Australia support the call from Pope Francis to end the injustice of human trafficking against all people, in particular children.

Speak up for the Australia you want

Speak up for the Australia you want

Right now the Government is writing a long term plan for Australia’s foreign policy; and you have the chance to have your say. With our world facing the challenges of conflict, forced migration, climate and poverty, Australia can and must do more to be a better global citizen. But it’s up to us.

Introducing the Australian Catholic Youth Festival (ACYF) Steering Committee for the Maitland-Newcastle Diocese

Introducing the Australian Catholic Youth Festival (ACYF) Steering Committee for the Maitland-Newcastle Diocese

The Australian Catholic Youth Festival (ACYF) will take place this December in Sydney. The Archdiocese of Sydney is expecting around 15,000 young people to attend.

Pope Francis' Letter to Young People

Pope Francis' Letter to Young People

Pope Francis has written a letter to young people regarding the XV General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on ‘Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment’. Read the Pope's Letter to Young People on the Occasion of the Presentation of the Preparatory Document of the XV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops below.

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