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Opinion

Who do you say I am?

There is the story of a former Prime Minister visiting a nursing home during an election period and going up to one of the elderly residents, bending over and asking the lady, “do you know who I am?” The resident replied, ‘no, I don’t, dear, but if you go over to the nurse at the desk, she will probably be able to tell you’.

Local

Sowing seeds of hope

Building strong communities and keeping children safe was the focus of Child Protection Sunday celebrations held in parishes throughout the Archdiocese on September 9.

Features Features

Providing a safe place for youth

A roof over their heads, a welcoming face when they walk through the door after school, a healthy meal and a safe place to be – it doesn’t seem a lot to ask for but these simple things are helping to give young homeless people a chance in life, reports JENNY BRINKWORTH.

Opinion Opinion

Universal Church up close

All roads lead to Rome, they say. And from all the corners of the earth we came – Australia (just me), Macau, the Philippines, Latin America, United States, Canada, Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Western Europe and Rome itself – to learn about ‘covering Catholicism in the age of Francis’.