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Reaching out to mums in need

Brisbane archdiocese, in an effort to support women facing difficulties because of pregnancy - difficulties that may have some considering an abortion - is establishing an outreach powered mainly by volunteers from the parishes. Journalist SELINA VENIER attended the first training day for volunteers.

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Lulu speaks out against Congo horrors

Lulu Mitshabu is determined to tell as many people as possible about "a war on women" in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Reporter ROBIN WILLIAMS was at a 2009 International Women's Breakfast in Brisbane when Ms Mitshabu spoke about the horror story.

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Caring for those who need it most

Reporter PAUL DOBBYN tells the story of three women - two from Caboolture and Woodford, north of Brisbane, and one from Thailand - whose friendship has grown because of their care for orphans.

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Catenians build chain

An association of Catholic lay men has established its first Brisbane group. PAUL DOBBYN reports on the Catenian Association.

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Caring from ‘womb to tomb’

Changes in modern family lifestyles and rapid population growth in south-east Queensland has opened up fresh fields for the Church's pastoral outreach...

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Nigerian priests on a mission

Nigerian priests Frs Francis Onwunali and Gabriel Kalu were featured on the People page on November 7 last year soon after they arrived in Brisbane archdiocese. PAUL DOBBYN catches up with them to see how they have settled in.

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