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Land grab fears

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (CNS): The crisis in Zimbabwe, where white-owned farms have been invaded by people demanding land, has raised concerns that a similar situation could arise in neighbouring South Africa...

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Cuban boy protest letter

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida (CNS): A group of more than 40 south Florida Hispanic priests have signed a letter to US President Bill Clinton and Attorney General Janet Reno, critical of the government's handling of the seizure of Cuban tug-of-love boy, Elian Gonzalez...

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Service for 20th century martyrs

VATICAN CITY (CNS): Christian representatives from all over the world are expected to join Pope John Paul II in a prayer service today (Sunday) that will commemorate "new martyrs" of the 20th century, but without naming them...

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Defend but do not offend

THE Governor-General, Sir William Deane, has cautioned fellow Catholics against being too aggressive in their efforts to protect the family unit, as they see it, from external threats...

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Mater expansion lauch

ARCHBISHOP John Bathersby of Brisbane formally launched a multi-million dollar Mater redevelopment program on April 26, blessing foundation stones for a new Mater Children's Hospital at South Brisbane and a Mater private clinic and hospital in the Redlands area...

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Call to mission

CATHOLIC families should think about whether they are called to go and become missionary families to the poor in Australia or abroad, a high profile American Catholic Church leader told a national gathering of Catholic families in Melbourne last Saturday...

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WHILE at school, several generations of Catholics performed Gilbert and Sullivan musicals...

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NA determination to succeed

In this week's People profile, the executive officer with Brisbane archdiocese's Justice and Peace Commission, Sister Annette Arnold, tells how her background as a member of the Josephite Order, and the example of its founder Sr Mary MacKillop, inspires her to keep fighting for a range of issues, including an apology from Prime Minister John Howard over the stolen generation issue...

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Newman society to host Jubilee ball

THE University of Queensland's Newman Society has issued an invitation to young people to celebrate the Year of Jubilee and their faith at the Young Christian Jubilee Ball 2000...

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