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Mosul archbishop appointed to head Chaldean Church in Australia
25 June, 2015

Archbishop who lost his diocese to Islamic State appointed leader of the Chaldean Church in Australia, headquartered in Sydney.  

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Order is young in more ways than one
5 March, 2015

The young charismatic Missionaries of God’s Love have become Australia’s first contem­porary home-grown community to be formally recognised by the Vatican as a religious institute of diocesan rite.  

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ABC asks if God belongs in the classroom
5 March, 2015

The ABC is asking if God belongs in the classroom, what impact teaching religious education has on young minds, and whether teaching comparative religion would be a better option in schools.  

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The best Lent I ever spent
11 February, 2015

Three and a half decades of scribbling have taught me that I best get inside a text and plumb its meaning when I write about it, writes George Weigel.  

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Origin of life: was God really involved or was it a random process?
11 February, 2015

Dear Father, I was talking recently at work with a very intelligent colleague about how life began in the universe. He maintained that “it just happened” but somehow that didn’t satisfy me. Is there any evidence that God must have been involved?  

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NATIONAL NEWS
Vatican ‘finds’ $1.4 billion in assets

Under new reporting procedures that are more in line with international accounting standards, the Holy See reported A$1.4 billion in net assets that had never been reported before and in a consolidated form.

The Vatican’s final figures for 2014 also showed a continued budget deficit on the part of the Roman Curia and nearly double the profits brought in by entities falling under the separate Vatican City State budget.

In fact, the profits coming from the Vatican Museums, “cultural activities” and investments offset the deficit in the consolidated budgets of the Roman Curia and Vatican communications outlets to help the Vatican end the year A$60 million in the black.

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Australia’s longest serving priest celebrates 75 years of ordination

Sydney’s oldest priest celebrated 75 years of priesthood on Saturday, just three months before his 99th birthday.  

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