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  • Lebanese build biggest inhabitable Cross in the Middle East

    The Ijdabra Cross rises as a powerful witness of faith in the war torn Middle East. When the cross is complete, the Church of St Saba, Ijdabra, in Northern Lebanon will have the largest inhabitable cross in the Middle East. The 60 metre high cross will contain a small church and a...
  • From Krakow to Panama: The Synod Journeying with Young People

    Ashleigh Green, a social worker at CatholicCare in the Diocese of Broken Bay, was the Australian Youth Delegate at the conference, ‘From Krakow to Panama: The Synod Journeying with Young People,’ held in Rome from April 5 to April 9. Ashleigh shared her hopes for the upcoming 2018 Synod...
  • Pope Francis strengthens Vatican Secretariat for Communication

    By Ines San Martin, April 12, 2017   Pope Francis has green-lighted the appointment of Jesuit Father James Martin and Michael Warsaw, Chairman of the Board for ETWN, as two of the 13 new consultants for the Vatican’s Secretariat for Communications. For American Catholics, those names can’t help but...
  • Who is Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI?

    By Jordan Grantham, Catholic Outlook   Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger, known as Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, was born in the German town of Marktl, Bavaria, on April 16, 1927. April 16, 2017 was his 90th birthday. He was born on Easter morning and baptised that day with the newly blessed...
  • Save the Holy Land: Good Friday Collection

    By Jordan Grantham, Catholic Outlook   For 130 years, the global Good Friday Collection has supported the Holy Land.  This is your chance, in the Diocese of Parramatta, to preserve the holiest places and ancient Catholic communities. Most parishes across the Diocese of Parramatta will dedicate a collection to...
  • Islamic extremists again target Egyptian Christians

    As we continue to pray for victims of Islamic terror in Egypt and around the world, Crux has spoken to a spokesman for the Catholic Church in Egypt about the Palm Sunday bombings that killed at least 46 people at the hands of Islamic State suicide bombers. His views...
  • What is it like to receive the Eucharist in space?

    National Catholic Register, Kathleen Naab, 5 March 2017 Getting to live in space is a challenge and an honor only a very few people will ever enjoy (at least in our generation). Astronaut Mike Hopkins is one of those selected few. He spent six months on the International Space...
  • London Terror Attack Felt in Parramatta

    Today’s terror attack in London has been felt much closer to home in the Diocese of Parramatta. Amy Donohue, who works in Policy and Planning for the Diocese of Parramatta, was woken this morning by dozens of phone messages from friends and family back home in the United Kingdom....
  • Pope Francis: we must ‘wait and see’ on Trump presidency

    Source: CNA. By Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Jan 22, 2017 / 08:05 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In a new interview published Saturday, Pope Francis said he will wait to see what U.S. President Donald J. Trump does before making any judgments, emphasizing God’s own patience with him and his faults. In...
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