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Holding fast to hope

December 01, 2018 Fr Andrew Doohan

By the time this column appears in Aurora, we will have commenced our annual celebration of the Season of Advent.

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RECIPE: Christmas ice cream

December 01, 2018 Bartholomew Connors

Merry Christmas to all my culinary friends.

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REVIEW: Disorderly Women

December 01, 2018 Tracey Edstein

My favourite section of Michele Connolly’s Disorderly Women and the Order of God: An Australian Feminist Reading of the Gospel of Mark is her use of an incident in Australian history to issue a warning to women reading Mark.

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Jesus the Forgotten Feminist: a book review

December 01, 2018 Britten Thompson

“The story told between the covers of this book is a tragic one for all true believers.

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All welcome to Simbang Gabi

December 01, 2018 Anthony Coloma

The Simbang Gabi is a Filipino tradition brought by the Spanish Friars in the Philippines in 1669. It is a series of novena Masses in honour of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Expectant Mother of God, and serve as a preparation for the commemoration of the Birth of Our Lord and Saviour.

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The death penalty in the USA

December 01, 2018 Chris Cull

In August Pope Francis announced that the Catechism of the Catholic Church regarding the death penalty had been updated, stating: “The death penalty is inadmissible because it is an attack on the inviolability and dignity of the person,” and that the Church “works with determination for its abolition worldwide”.

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Pope condemns dishonesty in politics

December 01, 2018 Todd Dagwell

Pope Francis has used a recent homily to condemn governments and political leaders who use the media to smear and discredit their opponents.

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People’s hero named Church’s newest saint

December 01, 2018 Todd Dagwell

Pope Francis officially recognised one of the towering figures of the 20th century Catholic Church when he canonised martyred Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero, at St Peter’s Square on 14 October this year.

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