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Pope Francis, English Church leaders offer prayers after Manchester Arena attack | The Record

Concertgoers react after fleeing Manchester Arena in England where US singer Ariana Grande had been performing on 22 May. At least 22 people, including children, were killed and dozens wounded after an explosion at the concert venue. Authorities said it was Britain’s deadliest case of terrorism since 2005. Photo: CNS/Jon Super. By Simon Caldwell Pope… Continue Reading Pope Francis, English Church leaders offer prayers after Manchester Arena attack | The Record

Palm Sunday Walk encourages compassion for refugees | The Record

  By Caroline Smith  Jesus’ message of compassion and welcoming was brought to the forefront at the recent Palm Sunday Walk for Refugees, where nearly 1000 people came out to support people seeking asylum in Australia and around the world. The annual event was held at St George’s Cathedral on Sunday 9 April and was… Continue Reading Palm Sunday Walk encourages compassion for refugees | The Record

March 2017 news from Catholic Earthcare Australia

  The March eNewsletter from Catholic Earthcare Australia is now available to read here.   From National Director, Jacqui Remond:   It has been a great first quarter of the year for Catholic Earthcare Australia. At the Rome Conference on ‘Laudato Si and Catholic Investing: Clean Energy for our Common Home’  I had the opportunity to… Continue Reading March 2017 news from Catholic Earthcare Australia

World Day of Prayer for Consecrated Life 2017| Pope Francis asks for prayers

The 2nd February 2017 is the World Day of Prayer for Consecrated Life, instituted in 1997 by Pope Saint John Paul II, a day to acknowledge and pray for those who have committed themselves to consecrated life.   Pope Francis asked people to pray for those in Religious and Consecrated Life during his General Audience this week:  … Continue Reading World Day of Prayer for Consecrated Life 2017| Pope Francis asks for prayers

Read the Caritas January Newsletter | “We reflect on 2016”

The Caritas January 2017 eNews contains all the latest information on Caritas Australia’s work at home and overseas, as well as a reflection on the work of Caritas in 2016. With 2016 coming to an end, now is an important time to reflect on the moments that shaped the year and the stories of hope and inspiration… Continue Reading Read the Caritas January Newsletter | “We reflect on 2016”

Read the Caritas November Newsletter | Caritas Australia and First Australians Joint Statement on Subsidiarity

The Caritas November eNews contains all the latest information on Caritas Australia’s work at home and overseas.   Read the newsletter here, or sign up to receive the newsletter by heading to their website: http://www.caritas.org.au/.   Promoted in the latest newsletter is a joint statement of subsidiarity produced by Caritas Australia and its First Australian partners. The… Continue Reading Read the Caritas November Newsletter | Caritas Australia and First Australians Joint Statement on Subsidiarity

Catholic orders take their lead from the pope and divest from fossil fuels | Environment | The Guardian

    Thursday 16 June 2016 Four Australian Catholic organisations have announced they are completely divesting from coal, oil and gas in what they say is the first joint Catholic divestment anywhere in the world. The move comes as prominent Jewish rabbis, Muslim clerics, Anglican bishops and other religious leaders call on the Australian government… Continue Reading Catholic orders take their lead from the pope and divest from fossil fuels | Environment | The Guardian

The Record | Laudato Si offers unique insight into our responsibility towards creation, says eco-theologian

  By Caroline Smith Attendees at a recent talk by Irish eco-theologian Father Sean McDonagh were told that Pope Francis’ 2015 encyclical Laudato Si marked a significant shift in Catholic social teaching, and offered a new vision of interaction between human beings and the rest of creation. Approximately 100 people attended the lecture at the… Continue Reading The Record | Laudato Si offers unique insight into our responsibility towards creation, says eco-theologian

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