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Sustaining the vocation of Catholic teaching

Teachers around Australia and from Auckland in New Zealand took time out at a recent conference in Brisbane to consider the importance of nourishing their spirituality in such a high-pressured profession. AMY SIMMONS reports.

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Morale boosting trip is in jeopardy

Brisbane Catholic academic Dr Greg Poulgrain is desperately seeking funds to send an Aboriginal dance group to West Papua to boost the morale of the oppressed people there. PAUL DOBBYN reports.

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‘Dr Greg’ speaks out for his West Papuan friends

Church officials in West Papua claim the indigenous people there are facing a humanitarian crisis under Indonesian rule. Brisbane man Dr Greg Poulgrain has witnessed the suffering of the Papuans first hand for more than 30 years. He talks to reporter PAUL DOBBYN about the situation.

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A day to remember the forgotten

On the day Prime Minister Kevin Rudd made a Parliamentary apology to indigenous Australians for the Stolen Generations, reporter PAUL DOBBYN attended a breakfast organised by Brisbane archdiocese's Catholic Justice and Peace Commission and Murri Ministry to coincide with the telecast of the event. He reflects on the experience...

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Studying the world’s best

Queensland Catholic Education Commission executive director Mike Byrne has returned from an overseas education study tour, reporter AMY SIMMONS spoke to him about his experiences.

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A life of faith and hope

Hope is central to Christmas, and hope has been the foundation of David and Celena McGovern's life together. Reporter SELINA HARRIS gives an insight into their special story.

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Answering God’s call

Two young men on their way to becoming priests for Brisbane archdiocese have been ordained deacons in recent weeks. Reporter SELINA HARRIS talks to them about their journey.

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A sign of life and hope

The opening of the John Paul II Centre for Family and Life is the start of an exciting new era for Brisbane archdiocese. PAUL DOBBYN reports on the work of the centre and its aims.

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Surprises on abortion issue

Priest and academic Fr John Fleming has co-edited a new book that he hopes will shed new light on the abortion debate in Australia and lead to better resolutions between protagonists on both sides...

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