Pope Francis names 13 new cardinals


Those receiving red hats include Washington's Archbishop Gregory and the Philippines's Archbishop Advincula.
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Vatican extends controversial deal


The 2018 agreement on bishops' appointments was based on 'open and constructive dialogue'.
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Sydney prays in preparation for ‘Go Make Disciples’


Sydney parishes and other Eucharistic communities are being invited to participate in a prayer campaign with a new prayer card
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SA sees abortion to birth bill


Faith leaders and prolife groups are warning that abortion could be made legal up to birth in South Australia.
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Chilean churches burnt, looted


Local bishops supported peaceful protestors, deplore the violent groups in Santiago.
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WA introduces its exclusion zone bill


Draft law to eliminate prayer vigils at abortion services in the western state.
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Like a century ago, a papal encyclical tries to shed light on a dark time


Like those earlier popes, he may not be listened to until we’re much further down that dark road
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Fratelli Tutti outlines vision for a better world


The Pope also criticises those who believe worship of God is enough and are untrue to what his faith demands of them
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Kidnapped priest tells of harrowing ordeal


Fr Maccalli never doubted his mission, praying for those who kept him captive in Africa.
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Archbishop speaks on ethics around COVID


Vaccines, employment, health care, loneliness and, for Catholics, the sacraments are all key challenges.
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