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  • Advice for baby bishops school: Get out to lunch and dinner!

    Advice for baby bishops school: Get out to lunch and dinner!

    • Sep 9, 2017

    Auxiliary Bishop Richard Umbers of Sydney, Australia, took part in the Vatican’s “baby bishops’ school” last year, and he’s got some “nutty” advice for this year’s class: “Make sure you organize a few lunches and dinners along the way. Make sure you make time to get to know some of those bishops in a more intimate setting. Build friendships there.”

  • Australian archbishop speaks about helping human trafficking victim

    Australian archbishop speaks about helping human trafficking victim

    • Mar 28, 2017

    The Australian state of New South Wales is investigating the extent of human trafficking within their borders. On Tuesday, the Archbishop of Sydney told the story of the time a person trapped in slavery approached him for help in the suburbs of Sydney.

  • A ‘Samuel Johnson moment’ for theories of religion’s decline

    A ‘Samuel Johnson moment’ for theories of religion’s decline

    • Jul 19, 2016

    Although the global vitality of religious faith and practice in the early 21st century is an established sociological fact, sometimes it’s hard to see amid narratives of decline. The genius of World Youth Day is that for one brief, shining moment, the appeal of religion becomes in-your-face obvious.

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