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The Catholic Leader has been affected by recent changes to news content on Facebook

Various front covers of The Catholic Leader since 1929

THE Catholic Leader Facebook page has had its posts blocked and its news made unavailable to view, engage with or share under recent changes by the social media giant in response to proposed legislation by the Federal Government. Facebook has blocked Australians from viewing both domestic and international news organisations, including The Catholic Leader. The changes were sparked by legislation, ... Read More »

Long-serving Cathedral guide wins Order of Australia medal

TWO solid blocks of stone stood between Mercy House and St Stephen’s Cathedral, foundation stones laid nearly a century ago for a cathedral never built, and Dr Barbara Reynolds-Hutchinson, a cathedral guide with 13 years’ experience, had a story to tell about them. Brisbane Archbishop James Duhig was such a staunch Irishman, she said, that he had soil from Ireland ... Read More »

Summer Camp starts the year with Jesus front and centre

HUNDREDS of young Catholics were keen to put down the Zoom calls and get out into nature for four days of games, talks, worship and music at Ignite Summer Camp held over January 14 to 17 at QCCC Mapleton.  Ignite Youth director Kym Keady said this year’s Ignite Summer Camp was the biggest they had ever had, flying in the ... Read More »

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