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Compassionate campaign launched

BRISBANE Archbishop John Bathersby launched this year's Project Compassion in Queen Street Mall on Ash Wednesday. Journalist PAUL DOBBYN reports on the event


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SVDP channels flood response

As the flood crisis hit Brisbane and South East Queensland, volunteer groups swung into action, journalist PAUL DOBBYN spoke to a worker on the front lines

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Archdiocese rallies to aid victims

IN the wake of the flood crisis, the Archdiocese of Brisbane is moving into a new phase of service, seeking to do what it can for parishioners, staff and the wider community.

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Looking for ‘rainbow’ of hope

Brodie McGovern died recently at the age of five as a result of a condition called hollow viscous myopathy, and a large crowd attended his funeral to pay tribute to him and to support his parents Celena and David McGovern. Celena gave a eulogy and David delivered a homily. This is an edited version of David's message

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Extolling Newman’s brilliance

Cardinal John Henry Newman is to be beatified in England on September 19. PAUL DOBBYN spoke with an expert on Newman, Fr Rod Strange, when he visited Brisbane recently

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Shedding light on God’s mercy

Mercy and forgiveness are at the heart of being Christian, and Missionaries of God's Love Father Ken Barker recognises that the world yearns for both today. PAUL DOBBYN spoke to Fr Barker about his insights

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