The Adelaide Arch-diocese has had its fair share of challenges over the past few years so perhaps we shouldn’t be too surprised that the long-awaited arrival of our new archbishop has come at such an unusual time.
In the continuing series on issues related to historical abuse, the Professional Standards Office talks about the long term impact of child abuse.
The global pandemic is tragic at so many levels. But what has this time meant for us, when the usual practice and rhythms of our life in the Lockleys Catholic parish have been ‘re-ordered’?
Many traditional Christian churches in Australia were in crisis before this year. For many of those churches the current pandemic will be the straw that breaks the camel’s back.
That you may tell your children and grandchildren (Ex 10:2) is the title of the World Communications Day message released by Pope Francis on the feast of St Francis de Sales (patron saint of journalists) on January 24.
These days of restrictions because of COVID-19 are a special challenge to us.
During our current extraordinary time of social distancing, health consciousness and concerns, and attempting to deal with many unknowns related to the present health pandemic, our most significant celebration of Easter has taken place.
The Federal Government has recently announced its plans to establish a national nuclear waste 'facility' near Kimba on South Australia's Eyre Peninsula. It will comprise a permanent dump for low-level nuclear waste, and an 'interim' store for long-lived intermediate-level nuclear waste (LLILW).
With so much uncertainty in the world at the moment, SR JENNY SEAL fdnsc took the time on Easter Sunday to pen a reflection on the opportunity to bring the 'resurrection joy' into our lives during the coronavirus pandemic.
The spread of the COVID-19 virus has created a situation of crisis in Australia and around the globe. Many countries are suffering from an exponential rate of infection with extraordinarily high numbers of deaths, affecting especially the sick and the frail elderly. This is a public health emergency of a scale we have not previously known. It is also an event of great personal tragedy for the gravely ill and their families, and for the bereaved.