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Thursday, 17 April 2014 02:10

In his Lenten message, Pope Francis told us that "in imitation of our Master, we Christians are called to confront the poverty of our brothers and sisters, to touch it, to make it our own and to take practical steps to alleviate it."

Catholic Talk contributor Benard Chedid took up this challenge and volunteered at the Matthew Talbot Hostel this Lent.  He provides a beautiful reflection in today's blog.

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 06:11

So, the Royals touched down in Sydney today, and all eyes will be on what the Duchess is wearing.

(Image credit: Getty, Ryan Pierse)

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 06:53

Brian Harradine, former senator from Tasmania, passed away yesterday.

A short review of his career gives us a glimpse into the power of one.

Monday, 14 April 2014 08:36

This blog looks at proposed laws in the Northern Territory seeking to prevent the problem of foetal alcohol syndrome, the case of Rosie Anne Fulton, and how this is a modern-day example of the problem of free will.

Monday, 14 April 2014 00:29

In his Palm Sunday homily, Pope Francis invited us to reflect on which of the characters in the story of the Passion we are most like.

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