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Bishop Tarabay writes from Lebanon: "Lord, protect Australia"
19 December, 2014

The head of the Maronite Church in Australia, Bishop Antoine-Charbel Tarabay has issued a public letter to Prime Minister Tony Abbott and NSW Premier Mike Baird condemning the Martin Place siege on 16 December and expressing his solidarity with the two victims' families, the surviving hostages and the emergency services personnel who acted to alleviate the situation.  

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Lebanese Christian contribution to be celebrated in Parramatta
14 November, 2014

The mighty contribution Lebanese Christians have made to Australian society will be front and centre at the Peace and Benevolent Giving event this Sunday afternoon.  

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Vatican media need to ‘up their game,’ says adviser
3 October, 2014

A new papal commission is looking at how Vatican media outlets can better communicate the church’s message “of healing, of love, of hope, and of generosity of spirit”, said the panel’s leader.  

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Vatican warns against misinterpreting international law, human rights
3 October, 2014

The Vatican formally criticised a U.N. committee’s “grave misunderstanding” of state sovereignty and reiterated its concerns over “controversial new expressions” that threaten the unborn and religious freedom.  

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Dominican Friars re-elect provincial
27 August, 2014

The Fifteenth Elective Chapter of the Dominican Province of the Assumption has gathered in St Dominic’s Priory, Camberwell in Melbourne to decide the future direction of the Province and to elect its officials.  

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Bishop Comensoli installed as Bishop of Broken Bay

Bishop Peter Comensoli will be installed today as the third Bishop of Broken Bay.

An auxiliary bishop of Sydney who served as apostolic administrator from March until the installation of Archbishop Anthony Fisher last month, he will succeed Bishop David Walker who retired his leadership of the diocese in November 2013.

At the time of his appointment last month Bishop Comensoli said he was “humbled and happy" to be appointed to the diocese.

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New bells signal return of Angelus at Marcellin

Eighty years after Br Ignatius O’Connor constructed the first new building on the Marcellin College campus at Randwick, the school has realised his dream of installing bells in the turret.  

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