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  1. St John's College Sydney University Appointment of Council

    St John's College Sydney University Appointment of Council 17 Feb 2017 | The Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP, Archbishop of Sydney today released the following statement regarding St John's College within the University of Sydney and the appointment of its Council:

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  2. ARCHBISHOP ANTHONY FISHER OP UPDATE ON ROYAL COMMISSION HEARINGS AND PAYMENTS TO VICTIMS OF ABUSE

    ARCHBISHOP ANTHONY FISHER OP UPDATE ON ROYAL COMMISSION HEARINGS AND PAYMENTS TO VICTIMS OF ABUSE 17 Feb 2017 | My dear friends, The Royal Commission into Institutionalised Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has released further figures on claims made against Catholic organisations, including what the Church has paid in response to those claims.

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  3. Gloria, 80 Connects to Help on iPad with Assistance from CatholicCare

    Gloria, 80 Connects to Help on iPad with Assistance from CatholicCare 15 Feb 2017 | When Gloria received an iPad for her 80th birthday, she didn't know how to use it, but was keen to learn.

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  4. Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP Pastoral Message In Response To The Begining Of The Royal Commission's Final Hearing On The Catholic Church

    Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP Pastoral Message In Response To The Begining Of The Royal Commission's  Final Hearing On The Catholic Church 6 Feb 2017 | My dear friends, The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has begun its final three-week review of the performance of the Catholic Church in Australia. And what has been revealed has already been harrowing.

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  5. Medical Ethics a Priority for Notre Dame University

    Medical Ethics a Priority for Notre Dame University 27 Jan 2017 | He's not just a busy Australian archbishop dealing with a thousand-and-one daily issues to do with running an archdiocese;

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  6. 'Balancing of rights' essential for plural society, Bishops tell Senate

    'Balancing of rights' essential for plural society, Bishops tell Senate 27 Jan 2017 | All members of religious groups deserve the right to not participate in same-sex marriage ceremonies if they hold a traditional view of marriage...

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A song to help young men find their vocation

Fr. Mark Baumgarten, from the Archdiocese of Perth, in Australia's west coast, is sending shock waves through the Internet with his song, "This Is What I've Always Wanted." This Aussie priest has been a keen musician since he was very young, when he played as a background pianist in river cruises. Later in his life, he found his vocation, but it never interfered with his passion.

Vatican News

  1. This is what mercy sounds like, in Rome

    This is what mercy sounds like, in Rome Poetry, music, and art. That is what Michael Campbell has put together to produce a sensory experience of mercy in "Faces of Mercy."

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  2. The Pizza Party Pope Francis Organized for 1,500 Poor People in the Vatican was a Hit!

    The Pizza Party Pope Francis Organized for 1,500 Poor People in the Vatican was a Hit! Dispute being 79-years-old, Pope Francis shows no sign of slowing down. After braving the intense Roman heat during the canonization ceremony that lasted for more than two hours in Saint Peter's, he still had one more activity on his already busy agenda for that day.

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  3. Rome has Hosted 13 Million Pilgrims During the Jubilee of Mercy so far

    Rome has Hosted 13 Million Pilgrims During the Jubilee of Mercy so far An estimated 13 million pilgrims have participated in the Jubilee of Mercy, since Pope Francis inaugurated the Holy Year on December 8, 2015.

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  4. Benedict XVI to Pope Francis: Your Goodness is My Home and the Place where I Feel Safe

    Benedict XVI to Pope Francis: Your Goodness is My Home and the Place where I Feel Safe The Clementine Hall of the Vatican hosted a very special celebration ... that began with this embrace.

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  5. Priests on Their Vocation After the Jubilee of Priests and Seminarians with Pope Francis

    Priests on Their Vocation After the Jubilee of Priests and Seminarians with Pope Francis More than 6,000 young men were participants in the Jubilee for priests and seminarians.

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