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Wagga priest originally from Brisbane honours his bishop

Bishop Gerard Hanna

WAGGA Wagga priest Fr Mark Whybrow has honoured his former bishop as a man with a sincere and generous commitment to live the Gospel selflessly through priestly celibacy. The diocesan priest who is originally from Brisbane said the majority of his priestly training was under the guidance of Bishop Gerard Hanna who officially resigned on Monday. Fr Whybrow entered Vianney College, the seminary for the ... Read More »

Bishop drives 12 hours to be with sisters in first Australian house Mother Teresa opened

Bishop Columba and Sisters

MISSIONARIES of Charity Sisters living in the first Australian house Mother Teresa opened rejoiced when their local bishop made a 12-hour trip to celebrate Mass for the canonisation of their foundress. Wilcannia-Forbes Bishop Columba Macbeth-Green drove more than 930km to offer a Mass for the three sisters looking after the first Australian house Mother Teresa opened in 1969. He had ... Read More »

Relationships educator demands national porn filter after rape of six-year-old girl at school

Call for porn filter

SHOCKING allegations of child rape have prompted a schools campaigner to demand the government introduce Internet filtering of pornography. Brisbane Catholic Paul Ninnes, the co-founder of Real Talk, an organisation which ministers to school children about sexual integrity, has backed his demand by starting an online petition to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. “There is no reason why our politicians can’t legislate ... Read More »

Josephite Sister one of seven religious arrested at Sydney asylum protest

Josephite Sr Susan Connelly

JOSEPHITE Sister Susan Connelly has described as “an enormously Eucharistic moment” her “arrest” in Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s electoral office in Sydney on August 29. Sr Connelly was one of seven religious leaders who refused police orders to leave the PM’s office while they staged a prayer protest over offshore detention centres. Six pastors and Sr Connelly carrying a large ... Read More »

Bishops in Pacific region declare support for West Papua

Pacific region Bishops

CATHOLIC bishops from across the Pacific region have declared support for West Papua to have a greater international voice. Dignity for West Papuans was a focus issue for the executive committee of the Federation of Catholic Bishops’ Conferences of Oceania in Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and Pacific Islands meeting in Port Moresby.  Toowoomba Bishop Robert McGuckin and Parramatta ... Read More »

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