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On July 6 the Church in Australia celebrated the annual event of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday. “Many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have joyfully embraced the good news of Jesus, and become part of the community of his disciples,” the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference noted in i...read more
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The spokespersons for bishops' conferences in Europe gathered in Portugal last week to consider the "media phenomenon" that is Pope Francis. The June 11-14 meeting gathered some 50 …read more
Below is a translation of Pope Francis' address to theEcclesial Congress for the Diocese of Rome last night in the Vatican: * * * First of all, good evening to all! I am happy to be among …read more
The bishops of Eritrea are calling citizens to remain in the country, and those who have left to return. "There is no need to emigrate if one lives in a decent country," write the bishops in …read more
At his installation Mass on Thursday, the new Archbishop of Liverpool, Malcolm McMahon OP, called on the people of his diocese and beyond to make preaching the Gospel their primary task. The …read more
The bishops conference of England and Wales has issued a statement saying that Pope Francis did not intend public distribution of the answers to the questionnaire on marriage and family life …read more