People observe social distancing during a Mass at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Sydney. Photo: CNS/AAP Image via Reuters
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Australia’s bishops and religious consider change in governance

MUDGEE (CNS): Australia’s bishops and religious are considering the recommendations for change in a 208-page…

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Archbishop Mark Coleridge of Brisbane. Photo: CNS

YANGON (CNS): Archbishop Mark Coleridge of Brisbane, president of the Australian Catholic Bishops’ Conference, is the latest of the country’s Read more

Australia to amend religious freedom bills for health facilities

SYDNEY (CNS): The Australian government said it will make changes to religious freedom legislation concerning religious hospitals and aged-care facilities Read more

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Pope makes donation to fund scholarships in Lebanon VATICAN (CNS): Pope Francis donated US$200,000 ($1.5 million) to fund educational scholarships Read more

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Firefighters attempt to contain a bushfire along a highway near Ulladulla, Australia, on January 5. Photo: CNS/AAP via Reuters

As a homesick teenager wandering England at the beginning of the 20th century, Dorothea Mackellar penned the words, “I love Read more

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Around the traps: News in Brief

Pope makes donation to fund scholarships in Lebanon VATICAN (CNS): Pope Francis donated US$200,000 ($1.5…

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St. Peter’s Basilica cleaned and sanitised for reopening
Vatican staff members in protective gear sanitise the holy water font inside St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican on May 15, ahead of the resumption of Masses during the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: CNS / Reuters

VATICAN (CNS): Vatican workers cleaned and sanitised the inside of St. Peter's Basilica on May 15 in preparation for the Read more

Vatican releases guide on how leaders must handle abuse allegations
The dome of St. Peter's Basilica is pictured at the Vatican. Photo: CNS

VATICAN (CNS): The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith released a 17-page document offering a step-by-step guide for how Read more

Pope saddened by Turkish ruling turning Hagia Sophia into mosque
Posing for a selfie in front of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul on July 11. Photo: CNS/Reuters

VATICAN (CNS): “I think of Hagia Sophia, and I am very saddened,” Pope Francis said while commemorating the International Day Read more

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Australian archbishop rejects breaking seal of confession

YANGON (CNS): Archbishop Mark Coleridge of Brisbane, president of the Australian Catholic Bishops’ Conference, is…

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Church-state separation should be left alone say Mexican president

MEXICO CITY (CNS): Mexico’s president, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, expressed disapproval of a proposal that would scrap some of the Read more

Priests would die rather than break seal of confession
Cardinal Vincent Nichols talking to the Independent Inquiry into Child Sex Abuse on November 7. Photo: CNS screen grab

MANCHESTER (CNS): “I think the seal of confession is an essential part of the exercise of priesthood as a nexus Read more

Australia to amend religious freedom bills for health facilities

SYDNEY (CNS): The Australian government said it will make changes to religious freedom legislation concerning religious hospitals and aged-care facilities Read more

Does the land belong to us or do we belong to the land?
Firefighters attempt to contain a bushfire along a highway near Ulladulla, Australia, on January 5. Photo: CNS/AAP via Reuters

As a homesick teenager wandering England at the beginning of the 20th century, Dorothea Mackellar penned the words, “I love Read more

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Posted in International

Australia to amend religious freedom bills for health facilities

SYDNEY (CNS): The Australian government said it will make changes to religious freedom legislation concerning…

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Around the traps: News in Brief

Pope makes donation to fund scholarships in Lebanon VATICAN (CNS): Pope Francis donated US$200,000 ($1.5 million) to fund educational scholarships Read more

Australian archbishop rejects breaking seal of confession
Archbishop Mark Coleridge of Brisbane. Photo: CNS

YANGON (CNS): Archbishop Mark Coleridge of Brisbane, president of the Australian Catholic Bishops’ Conference, is the latest of the country’s Read more

Does the land belong to us or do we belong to the land?
Firefighters attempt to contain a bushfire along a highway near Ulladulla, Australia, on January 5. Photo: CNS/AAP via Reuters

As a homesick teenager wandering England at the beginning of the 20th century, Dorothea Mackellar penned the words, “I love Read more

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