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‘Myriad of cultural communities’ show off different ways to worship

BRISBANE’S annual Multicultural Mass is a snapshot of the future of the Catholic Church in Australia, Archbishop Mark Coleridge said. Archbishop Coleridge concelebrated at the annual Mass at St Stephen’s Cathedral last Sunday to mark the end of Migrant and Refugee Week. More than 1200 people attended. Evangelisation Brisbane director Clyde Cosentino said the “magnificent” Mass was a “microcosm” of ... Read More »

Cathedral young adults continue to treasure WYD experience one month on

Young adults at World Youth Day

PRAYING with millions of Catholics in Krakow has reminded a group of young adults from St Stephen’s Cathedral, Brisbane, they are not alone in practising their faith. Eleven young adults from the Cathedral Young Adult Movement returned from World Youth Day last month re-energised in their faith and prayer life. Group member Olivia Ambrose said seeing the Catholic faith alive ... Read More »

Rob Pyne’s new abortion bill worse than the first, pro-life groups say

Pro-life flash mob

PRO-life leaders say a new Queensland private member’s bill seeking to clarify abortion access after 24 weeks’ gestation is an extreme “con job”. Cairns MP Rob Pyne proposed a new bill, titled the Health (Abortion Law Reform) Amendment Bill 2016, to regulate the procurement of abortions for women more than 24 weeks pregnant. The new bill would make late-term abortions ... Read More »

Catholics plea for Manus refugees in ‘soul-destroying limbo’

  REFUGEE rights advocate and Catholic mother Michelle McDonald is standing by to welcome some of the 854 men detained in an off-shore detention centre that is set to close. Ms McDonald, who is an organising committee member with Christian advocacy group Love Makes a Way, was among hundreds of Catholics celebrating the small win for refugees on Manus Island ... Read More »

#NauruFiles: Motherly instincts spark fear for children involved in Nauru detention centre abuse

Nauru files vigil

OUTRAGED Christian mothers have demanded Australia’s political leaders close the Nauru detention centre after reports detailing physical and sexual abuse of asylum seekers, a majority targeting children, were leaked last week. A group of mothers advocating against offshore detention centres joined Christian protesters outside the Department of Immigration and Border Protection in Brisbane on August 15 as part of a ... Read More »

Pro-life supporters raise their voice against abortion bill while you had lunch today

Abortion flash mob

PRO-life activists in Brisbane including a registered nurse turned to song and dance in a unique response to a proposed bill that would make abortion legal up until birth in Queensland. Grassroots campaign Abortion Rethink commissioned an original composition and dance routine to “artistically highlight” a number of concerns with the abortion bill tabled by Cairns MP Rob Pyne. More ... Read More »

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