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Diocesan Family Sunday

Diocesan Family Sunday – “Family – An Oasis of Mercy” The Shrine of the Holy Innocents – what a beautiful place to host an event for families! Not just because of the surrounding gentle grassy slopes so wonderfully enjoyed by the children in the lovely sunny spring weather, or because of the path which takes… Read More ›

The death penalty for Chan and Sukumaran: Was it justice or just brute force?

“Free of blindfolds, the eight did sing, as they faced their final end. The echo of the barrel sounded then the silence did descend. Like statues, there the crowd stood mute, pondering whether this was justice or just brute.” The death of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran on 29 April 2015 exposed a surprising amount of… Read More ›