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  • Monica Doumit: Safe Schools sleight of hand
    by Monica Doumit on April 15, 2021 at 11:00 am

    Reality of bullying at odds with claims of gender activists Would it surprise you if I said that religious discrimination is a bigger problem amongst our teens than discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or sexual identity? Given that there are whole university departments dedicated to the development of programs like Safe Schools which The post Monica Doumit: Safe Schools sleight of hand appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • Exercise can prevent severe COVID outcomes, says ACU study
    by Guest Contributor on April 14, 2021 at 8:00 pm

    Physically inactive patients more vulnerable to virus Physically inactive COVID-19 patients were two-and-a-half times more likely to die from the infection than those who consistently met exercise guidelines, according to a major international study into the deadly disease. One of the study’s authors, Australian Catholic University Professor Jim Sallis, has called for a heightened focus on The post Exercise can prevent severe COVID outcomes, says ACU study appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • This Catholic Life Podcast: Marriage Is a Community Affair
    by Peter Holmes on April 14, 2021 at 3:00 pm

    Episode #88 – Marriage Is a Community Affair Hosts: Peter Holmes Guest: Carol & Paul Quist Find Us On iTunes – This Catholic Life Podcast Links: Wild Goose Marriage Academy Subscribe On: iTunes, Google Play, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Stitcher, Anchor, TuneIn, Blubrry, Spreaker, Player.fm, Radio Public, Overcast Connect with us: Email: info@thiscatholiclife.com.au Facebook: @thiscatholiclifeau Twitter: The post This Catholic Life Podcast: Marriage Is a Community Affair appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • Gay Catholics not wanted in the Church? Look again
    by James Parker on April 14, 2021 at 11:00 am

    Extraordinary response of some bishops to CDF ruling Many German bishops, priests and theologians are not happy with Rome. They are opposed to a recent responsum released by the Congregation for the Doctrine of Faith (CDF) which states that the Church lacks power to bless same-sex unions. Even Cardinal Christoph Schönborn of Vienna, himself a The post Gay Catholics not wanted in the Church? Look again appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • Haven of healing and hope
    by Anna Krohn on April 13, 2021 at 11:00 am

    New program helps women who have had few chances in life. The post Haven of healing and hope appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • Pope calls all Catholics to be missionaries
    by Catholic News Service on April 13, 2021 at 1:10 am

    Like the disciples, all Christians must share the Gospel with others, said Pope Francis on Sunday. The post Pope calls all Catholics to be missionaries appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • Women bringing little-known gem to Sydney
    by Marilyn Rodrigues on April 12, 2021 at 1:00 am

    Two Sydney women say they feel blessed to be able to help couples with fertility problems. The post Women bringing little-known gem to Sydney appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • Australian Cardinal Edward Cassidy spearheaded ecumenical, interfaith efforts
    by Staff Writers on April 10, 2021 at 1:12 pm

    Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP has paid tribute to Australian Cardinal Edward Idris Cassidy. The post Australian Cardinal Edward Cassidy spearheaded ecumenical, interfaith efforts appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • Archbishop leads Catholics in mourning death of Prince Philip
    by Staff Writers on April 10, 2021 at 5:47 am

    the Prince's contributions covered family life, faith, distinguished war service, charitable work, and service to Australia as to the whole Commonwealth. The post Archbishop leads Catholics in mourning death of Prince Philip appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.

  • Philippa Martyr: A ‘lame’ Lent, redeemed
    by Philippa Martyr on April 5, 2021 at 11:00 am

    Easter remains holy, no matter how we failed this Lent I had a rather lame Lent. I don’t know what I expected, given that I know myself quite well by now, but I’m sure I’ve had better Lents. The whole thing seems to have gone by very quickly. Plus I don’t feel any holier or The post Philippa Martyr: A ‘lame’ Lent, redeemed appeared first on The Catholic Weekly.