Newspoll: majority of Australians support stronger religious freedom laws IMAGE Church

Newspoll: majority of Australians support stronger religious freedom laws

November 29, 2018 Todd Dagwell

A majority of Australians would support laws designed to prevent individuals, schools and companies from being discriminated against because of their religious beliefs, according to a new poll published by The Australian.

Australian Catholic Bishops Conference defends protections for religious schools IMAGE Church

Australian Catholic Bishops Conference defends protections for religious schools

November 29, 2018 Todd Dagwell

Australian Catholic bishops have called on the Federal Government to uphold protections for religious schools in the Sex Discrimination Act after the Opposition declared exemptions should be repealed.

Houses of worship to be lit red for the persecuted IMAGE Church

Houses of worship to be lit red for the persecuted

November 27, 2018 Brooke Robinson

St Mary’s Cathedral in Sydney as well as other houses of worship will be floodlit red, the colour of martyrs, to commemorate Red Wednesday (28 November) to draw attention to the plight of those around the globe who have been persecuted for their religious beliefs.

World Day of the Poor IMAGE Church

World Day of the Poor

November 13, 2018 Brooke Robinson

Leading up to the World Day of the Poor, Catholics are encouraged by Pope Francis “to make tangible the Church’s response to the cry of the poor”.

Pope Francis immortalised as a gargoyle IMAGE Church

Pope Francis immortalised as a gargoyle

November 12, 2018 Brooke Robinson

Pope Francis has been immortalised as a gargoyle in a cathedral in Cologne, Germany.

Allow peace into your heart: Pope Francis IMAGE Church

Allow peace into your heart: Pope Francis

November 08, 2018 Todd Dagwell

Pope Francis has released a video with his November prayer intention calling for people to choose peace over conflict. 

No apology in Synod of Bishops on youth final document IMAGE Church

No apology in Synod of Bishops on youth final document

November 05, 2018 Todd Dagwell

A direct apology for the sexual abuse crisis was not included in the Synod of Bishops on Youth final document, because some countries were yet to appreciate the severity of the problem, said Melbourne Archbishop Peter A. Comensoli.

Pope Francis calls for more support for migrants IMAGE Church

Pope Francis calls for more support for migrants

November 02, 2018 Todd Dagwell

Pope Francis has again called on the countries of the world to open their doors and hearts to migrants, declaring nations do not develop by themselves but are built by immigrants.