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Bishop Urges Parliamentarians to Focus on the Importance of Marriage

The wedding industry has been accused of “ramping up expectations” for the big day, but not preparing people for lifelong marriage.

Bishop Urges Parliamentarians to Focus on the Importance of Marriage

The wedding industry has been accused of “ramping up expectations” for the big day, but not preparing people for lifelong marriage.

Report Finds Technology Used to Persecute Faith Groups

Technology is one of the drivers behind a dramatic increase in the persecution of faith groups.

Vinnies Celebrates Young Volunteers

Vinnies now has 28,500 volunteers under the age of 40.

Bishop Urges Parliamentarians to Focus on the Importance of Marriage

The wedding industry has been accused of “ramping up expectations” for the big day, but not preparing people for lifelong marriage.

National

Positive COVID Case Linked To Airport Bungle

The man and his companion were inadvertently directed into the green zone while transiting through Brisbane after arriving on a flight from Papua New Guinea

Gold Coast Mother Kelly Wilkinson Remembered

Hundreds gathered in Parkwood on Monday afternoon to pay tribute to the 27-year-old

Perth Exits Lockdown But Caution Remains

Interim restrictions remain in place until 12.01am on Saturday, including the mandatory wearing of face masks and limits on gatherings.

Christian Democratic Party Founder Fred Nile Announces Retirement

Rev Nile will remain active in the Party as Immediate Past President.

Qantas and the TWU in Court Battle

The Federal Court case was brought by the TWU and renowned waterfront dispute lawyer Josh Bornstein.

International

The Duke of Edinburgh Has Died at the Age of 99

The Duke of Edinburgh passed away just over three weeks since he was discharged from hospital.

Joe Biden Aims to Curb Gun Violence With Executive Orders

The US President has labelled gun violence “an international embarrassment”.

Possible Link Found Between COVID Vaccine and Rare Blood Clots

A review by the drug regulator shows 79 people in the UK suffered blood clots after being given the AstraZeneca shot.

Pope Francis Visits Iraq

The Pope’s trip marks the first ever papal visit to Iraq.  

The Queen Delivers Commonwealth Day Speech

Queen Elizabeth acknowledged the efforts of frontline workers in her annual Commonwealth Day speech.

Faith

Bishop Urges Parliamentarians to Focus on the Importance of Marriage

The wedding industry has been accused of “ramping up expectations” for the big day, but not preparing people for lifelong marriage.

Report Finds Technology Used to Persecute Faith Groups

Technology is one of the drivers behind a dramatic increase in the persecution of faith groups.

Vinnies Celebrates Young Volunteers

Vinnies now has 28,500 volunteers under the age of 40.

Church Licencing in Egypt Passes Halfway Mark

It is illegal to worship in an unlicensed church building in Egypt.

New Report Focuses on Religious Literacy in the Media

Journalists are often unaware of the rich source of news and feature stories that lie within faith communities.

Sport

Jack Gunston To Return For Hawthorn

The 29 year old had back surgery in December but has trained strongly over the past fortnight

Sydney Continues Unbeaten Streak in AFL

Lance Franklin kicked his 950th career goal in his return from injury.

Barty to Begin Miami Title Defence Campaign

After receiving a first-round bye, Ash Barty will play Kristina Kučová in the round of 64.

AFL Tribunal Bans Dangerfield for Three Matches

The AFL Tribunal graded Patrick Dangerfield’s high bump against Adelaide’s Jake Kelly as a “severe” act of rough conduct.

Knights Star to Reach NRL Milestone

Newcastle halfback Mitchell Pearce will become the 42nd footballer to play 300 NRL games.

20Twenty

Are Christians in Danger after Asia Bibi’s Acquittal?

With the Supreme Court upholding Asia Bibi’s acquittal, are the lives of persecuted Christians living in Pakistan now in danger? And what will happen to Asia and her family now that she has been freed?

Abortion is the Leading Cause of Death in Australia

Every year in Australia more than 70,000 unborn infants are aborted from their mother’s wombs. That number grows to 56 million when you look at abortions worldwide.

DC Comics’ New Series Depicts Jesus as a Failure

DC Comics is causing controversy with their upcoming comic book series ‘Second Coming’ featuring a very unbiblical version of Jesus Christ.

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