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Catch-ups with inspiring individuals from all around Australia and the world.

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Law, Society & Same-Sex Marriage

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In this comprehensive review of the topic, Greg Donnelly presents the state of the debate in Australia, the constitutional problems with legislating on same-sex marriage, the legal and social causes of the current marriage situation, and the relevant policy of his own party – the ALP – since the much-publicised National Conference in late-2011.

Homegrown Initiatives

Young Catholic’s Reasons for Hope

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We caught up with young Sydney-sider Bridget Spinks to talk about her experience growing up Catholic, owning her faith and serving the Church. Bridget also filled us in on the upcoming Reasons for Hope retreat in Kiama, NSW.

Books, Films & the Arts

Trading Hollywood for Heaven

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Eduardo Verastegui had worked in music, modelling and television, and was just kicking off his dream career in Hollywood when he started to feel something was missing. After rediscovering the beauty of his Catholic faith Eduardo vowed that whatever he did, it needed to glorify God.

Homegrown Initiatives 40 Days for Life

40 Days for Life Launches in Sydney

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40 Days for Life has now launched in cities around Australia. In Sydney, Bishop Julian Porteous was joined by close to 500 vigilers for an opening Mass followed by a procession to mark the beginning of the campaign. In this homily he reflects on the great dignity of every human being, and our call to uphold it.

Books, Films & the Arts Oasis Youth

Youth Group to Launch Original Album

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Every now and then we come cross an initiative that truly inspires us; OASIS Youth is one of those. The Blacktown-based youth group is just about to launch an album, To Jesus, written and performed by the youth for the new evangelisation. Find out more.

Abortion 40 Days for Life

Praying to End Abortion…

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The 40 Days for Life campaign has drawn over half a million people, resulting in a documented 6,749 lives saved. To find out how we can take part in the Australian campaign this Lent, we spoke with Paul Hanrahan, Executive Director of FLI Australia.

Homegrown Initiatives

When the Spirit Moves…

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The 5th iWitness conference took place in Stanwell tops last weekend and was attended by close to 300 young people. We caught up with Dr Jovina Graham, one of the founding members of the iWitness leadership team, to find out about the conference and how it started.

Religious & Consecrated

Living the Charism of Life

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We caught up with Sr Catherine Marie SV of the Sisters of Life at iWitness 2012 to discuss the origins of the Sisters of Life, their unique charism and service, and advice for young women discerning consecrated religious life.

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