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New Centacare leadership announced

Child protection and family support services specialist Leanne Haddad has been appointed director of Centacare Catholic Family Services.

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Plea to combat antisemitism

Religious and community leaders used the annual Remembrance of the Shoah service in St Francis Xavier’s Cathedral to raise concerns about increasing antisemitism while warning of the dangers of staying silent.

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Clocking up combined century of priesthood

Fr Tony Densley and Fr Michael Brennan were ordained at a time of great excitement and hope for the Catholic Church as the reforms of Vatican II were being implemented around the world. Fifty years later, they reflected on their experience of priesthood with JENNY BRINKWORTH.

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Cardijn group on Outback immersion

A group of students and staff from Cardijn College recently had a unique experience immersing themselves in a remote South Australian community with a focus on the Outback and local Indigenous peoples.

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Youth take up call to action

The Catholic Church has spent most of its existence being criticised by our ever-evolving society, however, hope was reignited in South Australia at Adelaide’s Diocesan Assembly 2022, writes youth delegate SISILINA SAUKURU.

Opinion

Enduring truths in a changing world

On October 11 this year, we celebrated the 60th Anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council. In his opening address Pope John XXIII said: 'The greatest concern of this council is this: that the sacred and central truths of our Christian faith should be guarded and taught more effectively.' He continued: 'The substance of our central beliefs is one thing, and the way in which it is presented is another....we will also be attentive to these times, to new forms of life present in the modern world.'