Tributes have flowed in for the former Ambassador to the Holy See Tim Fischer following his death on August 22 after a long battle with leukaemia.
The Morrison Government’s failure to respond to Pacific Islands leaders’ pleas for drastic action on climate change has been labelled “little short of shameful” by international relations scholar Joseph Camilleri.
The Catholic Church in Australia is not taking full advantage of the work of Pope Francis in addressing issues of peace, justice and ecology, despite the “state of unprecedented emergency” that the world is in today.
When Iris Steward, Nora Nelson, Myrt Lynch and Gert Richards got together on July 23 1969 to start making clothes for needy families, little did they know that 50 years later the St Marys Sewing Group would still be meeting once a week and producing thousands of items each year.
The Daughters of Charity have a special place in the hearts of many South Australians because of their wonderful work with the homeless at the Hutt St Centre.
Pope Francis has appointed Fr Shane Mackinlay, currently Master of Catholic Theological College Melbourne and a parish priest in Ballarat, the next Bishop of Sandhurst.