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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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Pope unable to walk long distances
27 June, 2014

Pope Francis did not walk in yesterday's Corpus Christi procession in Rome as he is struggling to walk long distances.  

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Vatican declares Chilean bishop innocent of sexual abuse charges
27 June, 2014

After almost a year of investigation, the Congregation for the Doctrine of Faith concluded that Bishop Cristian Contreras Molina of San Felipe was innocent of the child abuse accusations made against him.  

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Global Rosary Relay for Priests to foster prayer for priestly ministry
19 June, 2014

The Shrine of Our Lady of Magadan in Siberia will lead off the fifth annual Global Rosary Relay for Priests, which begins at midnight on 27 June and involves 85 shrines in 46 countries, including Australia.  

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English cardinal calls sexual violence ‘most gross breach’ of rights
18 June, 2014

Sexual violence “is always a crime, an immoral act” and the Catholic Church is committed to prevent such offenses being perpetrated “against anyone, anywhere and under any circumstances”, said an English cardinal.  

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NATIONAL NEWS
New Archbishop of Sydney plans to meet with city's Muslim leaders

Sydney’s new Archbishop Anthony Fisher told a media conference this morning he was planning to meet with Muslim leaders this afternoon, the day after police raids against terrorism suspects in 11 suburbs throughout the city.

“People of faith have something very important to do and to say,” he told media in Parramatta this morning.

“In troubled times in our world and even in our own city we need to bring some calm, some restraint, some wisdom at this time.

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'No more cover-ups' says new Archbishop of Sydney

The new Archbishop of Sydney, Anthony Fisher OP, has pledged to regain the confidence of Australian Catholics and the broader community in the wake of the sexual abuse scandal.  

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