- Aug 6, 2020
One woman infected with the COVID-19 coronavirus attending services in the Archdiocese of Sydney in Australia has led to the closure of several Catholic churches.
The deaths of three siblings and their cousin — killed as they were walking to get ice cream — led to stories of faith and forgiveness that “stunned the world,” a priest said at their funeral.
Thousands of pro-life supporters demonstrated in the streets of Sydney, expressing their opposition to a bill in the New South Wales state parliament that would permit abortion until birth for any reason.
A mural depicting a chained and jailed image of Australian Cardinal George Pell has appeared not far from the Vatican July 30.
What legal protections priests should have in the confessional needs to be decided on the national level in Australia, according to the premier of the eastern state of New South Wales.