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1 - Jun 2013 - Books: Order books from www.freedompublishing.com.au(Subscribers only - please login to view)
95 ISBN 978-1-58617-701-0 Redeeming Grief Anne Lastman Redeeming Grief distils the results of 17 years of counselling and study of abortion grief including listening to the personal stories of over 1500 women who took the decision to abort the lives of their children.
2 - Jun 2013 - Books: SAINTS WHO SAW MARY, by Raphael Brown, Br Barry Coldrey(Subscribers only - please login to view)
On the other hand there were many men and women who may never be canonised but have been favoured with visions.
3 - Jun 2013 - Books: SEXUALITY EXPLAINED, by Louise Kirk, Peter Westmore(Subscribers only - please login to view)
To address these problems Kirk has imaginatively created a series of conversations between mother and daughter and father and son in which parents are taught how to respond to their childrens natural inquisitiveness to explain to them not just the biological differences between men and women but more importantly how God has created these very differences to assist parents to share intimate love and to create new human life.
4 - Jun 2013 - The Boston bombings: facing the reality of evil in the world, Bishop Arthur Serratelli(Subscribers only - please login to view)
When freedom does not have a purpose of love when it does not wish to know anything about the rule of love engraved in the hearts of men and women when it does not listen to the voice of conscience it turns against humanity and society (Blessed John Paul II).
5 - Jun 2013 - Why we need the Rosary, Cedric Wright(Subscribers only - please login to view)
At one stage he helped women and children into the few available lifeboats and refused invitations to join them.
6 - Jun 2013 - Redefining marriage: what of the rights of children?, Denise Hunnell(Subscribers only - please login to view)
It is biologically impossible for the union of two men or two women to procreate.
7 - Jun 2013 - St Joseph the Worker: Pope Francis: Work is essential to the dignity of the person(Subscribers only - please login to view)
I ask my brothers and sisters in faith and all men and women of good will for a decisive choice to combat trafficking in persons which includes slave labour.
8 - Jun 2013 - Youth: Melbourne to host Australian Catholic Youth Festival, Br Barry Coldrey(Subscribers only - please login to view)
Some 80-100 young men and women regularly attend the Holy Hour and afterwards go in groups to a local caf or hotel for an evening meal.
9 - Jun 2013 - News: The Church Around the World(Subscribers only - please login to view)
There is plenty more in this book including discussions about science globalisation divorce education the Holocaust and women.
10 - May 2013 - Books: Order books from www.freedompublishing.com.au
95 ISBN 978-1-58617-701-0 Redeeming Grief Anne Lastman Redeeming Grief distils the results of 17 years of counselling and study of abortion grief including listening to the personal stories of over 1500 women who took the decision to abort the lives of their children.
11 - May 2013 - Abortion: confused pain in a confused society, Anne Lastman
In a moment of reverie and as nearly always thinking about my work I began to muse about the pro-abortion protesters who are always to be found whenever there are pro-lifers praying or offering help to women so that they do not abort the child in their womb.
12 - May 2013 - Church unity and the Anglican Ordinariate, Archbishop Gerhard Müller
But the ultimate sterility of relativism is exposed by the witness of men and women joyfully living their faith - a witness which is even more eloquent by you who have made the journey toward Catholic communion as a positive affirmation of the truth of biblical Christianity.
13 - May 2013 - Youth: Reasons for Hope retreat for young adult Catholics, Barry Coldrey
Among the young Catholic leaders from many parts of NSW were Jerome Smith son of NSW Attorney-General Greg Smith and Paul Clipsham who led a group from the Maitland-Newcastle Diocese comprising young men and women who are revitalising young adult Catholic life in that diocese (via Theology-on-Tap and the Holy Hour).
14 - Apr 2013 - Books: THE SEVEN BIG MYTHS ABOUT THE CATHOLIC CHURCH, by Christopher Kaczor, Father John Flynn LC
The idea that the Church hates women is another myth addressed in the book.
15 - Apr 2013 - Books: REDEEMING GRIEF: Abortion and Its Pain (2nd and Revised ed.), by Anne R. Lastman, Fr Paul Crotty
Available from Freedom Publishing ISBN: 978-0-646-47601-8) The strength and goodness of a nation is indicated by its care and protection of the most vulnerable in our society the unborn persons with disabilities the young women the elderly and the poor.
16 - Apr 2013 - Obituary: Vale Dr Lyn Billings AM, DCSG, MBBS (Melb), DCH (Lond), Joan Clements
She could be strong and tenacious when arguing a point of ethics - rarely bested in any such debate - but gentle and loving with disadvantaged women and children wherever she met them.
17 - Apr 2013 - POPE FRANCIS: 'REBUILD MY CHURCH', Michael Gilchrist
Leading men and women to God to the God who speaks in the Bible: this is the supreme and fundamental priority of the Church and of the Successor of Peter at the present time.
18 - Mar 2013 - Books: HOLY MEN AND WOMEN OF THE MIDDLE AGES AND BEYOND, by Pope Benedict XVI, Michael Daniel
HOLY MEN AND WOMEN OF THE MIDDLE AGES AND BEYOND by Pope Benedict XVI (Ignatius Press 2012 hardback 243pp $33.
19 - Mar 2013 - True reform in the Church: Yves Congar's golden mean, Andrew Kania
Congar is explicit: the Church as the Bride of Christ is perfect but those men and women who comprise her both lay and religious are far from perfect and any group of individuals that seeks to build up a wall that forbids criticism in time clearly risks becoming corrupted.
20 - Mar 2013 - Women priests and bishops: Anglicanism's crisis of identity, David Wetherell
In late 2012 the General Synod of the Church of England narrowly defeated legislation which would have allowed the ordination of women bishops.
21 - Mar 2013 - The bitter harvest of induced abortion, Babette Francis
The Coalition on Abortion/Breast Cancer is an international womens organisation founded to protect the health and save the lives of women by educating and providing information on abortion as a risk factor for breast cancer.
22 - Feb 2013 - Fighting Fund: 2012 Fighting Fund update
The silent holocaust of abortion takes the lives of about 100000 of the most vulnerable Australians every year and causes immense damage to Australian women.
23 - Feb 2013 - Books: THE PASSION OF PERPETUA AND FELICITY, by Thomas J. Heffernan, Peter Westmore
It therefore offers a unique insight into the position of women in the latter part of the Roman Empire.
24 - Feb 2013 - Religious freedom: The widows of Kandmahal: anti-Christian violence in India, Babette Francis
Actually I have cousins in countries and cities all over the world - thats the advantage of being born Indian with over a billion fellow countrymen and women - one has a high probability of finding a cousin or the friend of a cousin wherever one goes except possibly in Antarctica.
25 - Feb 2013 - Events: iWitness Retreat: a celebration of young adult Catholic faith, Br Barry Coldrey
On Sunday morning Christian Stephens and Therese Nichols (well-known on the Sydney Catholic youth scene) discussed The Masculine Spirit and the Feminine Genius in separate sessions for men and women.
26 - Dec 2012 - Reflection: Feast of the Holy Innocents: Rachel weeps for her children, Anne Lastman
Or perhaps she was weeping as she saw the babies who would be slaughtered with the coming of the liberator Moses: When you attend Hebrew women in childbirth if it is a boy kill him if a girl let her live (Ex 1:15-17) .
27 - Dec 2012 - Support: Fighting Fund
The silent holocaust of abortion takes the lives of about 100000 of the most vulnerable Australians every year and causes immense damage to Australian women.
28 - Dec 2012 - Books: ADAM AND EVE AFTER THE PILL, by Mary Eberstadt, Brian Peachey
Her thesis is that the sexual revolution which took off in the 1960s following the invention of the contraceptive Pill has done irreparable damage to families both men and women and the foundations of modern society.
29 - Dec 2012 - A different fire: Vatican II and the new evangelisation, Archbishop Mark Coleridge
Through the nineteenth century in Ireland - a time of great political strife and human suffering - there was also a surge of Gospel energy which saw the foundation of congregations especially of women which gave themselves to teaching and nursing and among these were some of the most influential congregations of apostolic religious women in Australia.
30 - Dec 2012 - News: The Church Around the World
Catholic News Agency Brisbane Archbishop praises pro-life initiative Archbishop Mark Coleridge has described a new home established by Pregnancy Crisis Incorporated (PCI) on Brisbanes southside to protect women under pressure to abort their children as right at the heart of what we are and do as Church.
31 - Nov 2012 - Reflection: Father forgive them ...: God's infinite mercy for the repentant, Anne Lastman
As I held calmed and consoled her I was as usual led to the thought that we as women cannot abort our baby and then pretend it was just a minor procedure after which everything will return to normal.
32 - Nov 2012 - Support: Fighting Fund
The silent holocaust of abortion takes the lives of about 100000 of the most vulnerable Australians every year and causes immense damage to Australian women.
33 - Nov 2012 - Books: CATHOLICISM: A Journey to the Heart of the Faith, by Fr Robert Barron, Michael Gilchrist
In his chapter on the saints Father Barron profiles four holy women Thrse of Lisieux Katherine Drexel Edith Stein and Mother Teresa who exemplify what he calls elevated virtue.
34 - Nov 2012 - Letters: Religious rebellion, Kevin McManus
In light of the recent rebellion by certain US religious women against the Pope and Church teachings it is opportune to recall two particular warnings made in the 1970s that some religious were misinterpreting the reforms of Vatican II.
35 - Nov 2012 - Hong Kong's Catholic Bishop interviewed
Aside from 350000 Chinese Catholics we have 180000 from other nationalities of which two-thirds are women from the Philippines who are in Hong Kong as domestic workers.
36 - Nov 2012 - Some good 'family' news from Russia, Babette Francis
Among other programs to raise the regions birth rate Governor Morozov has increased financial support for families with children assigned land for housing construction to large families and introduced a regional standard of financial support for pregnant women.
37 - Nov 2012 - News: The Church Around the World
In many parts of the country more veiled women than in the past can be seen among them small girls.
38 - Nov 2012 - Pope's Lebanon visit sends a message of peace to Middle East, Michael Gilchrist
The document also draws attention to the wide variety of forms of discrimination against women in Muslim countries and urges that women should play and be allowed to play a greater part in public and ecclesial life.
39 - Nov 2012 - All Saints Day: the 'Feast of the Unknown Saint', Fr Munachi Ezeogu cssp
Beside the handful of saints whose feast days we celebrate on specific days in the year there are countless other saints and martyrs men women and children united with God in the heavenly glory whom we do not celebrate.
40 - Oct 2012 - Reflection: The Year of Faith and the Church's missionary role, Fr Dennis W. Byrnes
The feast in the kingdom of God we are told and the life of grace will be opened up to all men and women.
41 - Oct 2012 - Support: 2012 Fighting Fund Progress
The silent holocaust of abortion takes the lives of about 100000 of the most vulnerable Australians every year and causes immense damage to Australian women.
42 - Oct 2012 - Universities: Cardinal Pell's tertiary ministry at Sydney's universities, Br Barry Coldrey
As well six young women are in formation with the Fraternas (a new Religious Movement) the Dominican Sisters of Nashville Tennessee and the Missionaries of Gods Love Sisters.
43 - Oct 2012 - News: The Church Around the World
Catholic News Agency Nigerian scientist warns against birth control push Obianuju Ekeocha a biomedical scientist who is currently working in England has warned Melinda Gates to reconsider her push for birth control in poor countries explaining that African women neither need nor want contraception.
44 - Oct 2012 - Anglican Ordinariate: Melbourne ordinations: historic day for Church in Australia, Peter Westmore
Among those who had petitioned Rome to join the Catholic Church were member churches of the Traditional Anglican Communion (TAC) formed in 1991 when the Anglican Church approved the ordination of women and some members of Forward in Faith an international organisation of traditional Anglicans who were in communion with the Archbishop of Canterbury.
45 - Sep 2012 - Australian Catholic Students Association Conference 2012, Br Barry Coldrey
In addition to registrations a further thirty young men and women attended the MacKillop Ball on the Saturday evening when the Leader of the Federal Opposition Tony Abbott put in a cameo appearance and was mobbed by many of those in attendance.
46 - Sep 2012 - Time for women's "true genius" to reassert itself, Anne Lastman
At its conclusion in 1965 the Second Vatican II addressed this message to women: Acknowledged in its fullness this is the hour in which women acquire in the world an influence an effect and a power never hitherto achieved.
47 - Sep 2012 - Noted UK doctor slams BBC program's anti-Catholic bias, Robert Walley
The subjects of maternal mortality and morbidity are the main tragedies facing the mothers of our day and let me remind the BBC that mothers are women too and that what needs to be done should be given serious thought and discussion not the one-sided views of the presenter of the programme and Jennie Bond that verged on the ignorant and juvenile.
48 - Sep 2012 - Survey confirms crisis of faith in Ireland, Michael Gilchrist
Among the ACP surveys findings were: 77pc support the ordination of women as priests.
49 - Sep 2012 - Sainthood: Cardinal Van Thuân: process to beatification 'very advanced', Michael Gilchrist
The Vatican delegation had planned to visit Vietnam from 23 March to 9 April to hear testimonies from people who knew Cardinal Van Thun and in particular to speak to two women in the Diocese of Hu a nun and a lay woman who claim they were miraculously cured through his intercession.
50 - Sep 2012 - Editorial: 2012 Fighting Fund launched: support Christian values, Peter Westmore
The silent holocaust of abortion takes the lives of about 100000 of the most vulnerable Australians every year and causes immense damage to Australian women.
51 - Aug 2012 - Reflection: The Pietà: the love of our heavenly Mother, Anne Lastman
In this remembering I see women who abort and do not protect the child do not hold on tight so nothing will happen to him.
52 - Aug 2012 - Letters: Women priests, Francis Vrizmoed
According a survey conducted in February 2012 by the Irish radio station News Talk 70% of Irish priests favoured the ordination of women.
53 - Aug 2012 - Letters: Emily's List, Maureen Federico
Ambitious Labor Party women (and some uxoriously misguided men) who promote the notorious Emilys List seem to have come to a sticky end Kirner being one along with Anna Bligh and probably in future one of its original architects Julia Gillard.
54 - Aug 2012 - Letters: Old Testament God (2), Frank Mobbs
and we utterly destroyed every city men women and children (Deuteronomy 2:33-34.
55 - Aug 2012 - The Virgin Mary's key role in our salvation history, Cedric Wright
With a band of helpers (the holy women of the Gospel accounts) she cared for and fed her Son and his disciples as they journeyed on foot and she was there on Good Friday to suffer anguish as her beloved Son was humiliated tortured and put to death at the demand of a hate-inspired and bloodthirsty mob.
56 - Aug 2012 - Marriage: Archbishop Hickey: the Eucharist and the Christian family, Archbishop Barry Hickey
Artificially separating sex from its possible consequences has led to the separation of sex from marriage itself and has led to the proliferation of casual unions to the exploitation of young women to false hopes that sexual activity will lead to love and to the abandonment of marriage by millions of people around the world.
57 - Aug 2012 - Events: Equipping Christian leaders for the challenges of secularism, Philippa Le Feuvre
The Master of Ceremonies for the event Mrs Kristan Dooley is Managing Director of Womens Forum Australia a womens research and education organisation which promotes life-affirming cultural change for women.
58 - Aug 2012 - Vocations: Australian religious Sisters: 'In the true spirit of Vatican II', Kate Cleary MGL
In the same year Sr Patti Jo Crockett a Franciscan Missionary of Mary also received her call to start charismatic religious life for women in the community.
59 - Aug 2012 - Youth: Young adult Catholics peer ministry in WA and Queensland, Br Barry Coldrey
Raising men and women to love God with their whole heart soul and mind.
60 - Aug 2012 - Assumption homily: Mary: The true Ark of the Covenant, Pope Benedict XVI
Today the Church praises Gods immense love for his creature: he chose her as a true Ark of the Covenant as the one who continues to generate and to give Christ the Saviour to humanity as the one who in Heaven shares in the fullness of the glory and enjoys the very happiness of God and at the same time also invites us to become in our modest way an ark in which the Word of God is present transformed and quickened by his presence a place of the presence of God so that men and women may find Gods closeness in the other person and thus live in communion with God and know the reality of Heaven.
61 - Jul 2012 - Letters: US religious women, Richard Congram
Four years ago the Vatican ordered an investigation into the activities of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) in the US.
62 - Jul 2012 - 'Born again': how to change from a nominal to a "living" Christian, Andrew Kania
No word is said but the wry smiles on the faces of the monks say everything: we become Christians when we are baptised but we become men and women of Christ when we personally face and answer the huge existential questions of life.
63 - Jul 2012 - Campus Life: A new model for Catholic university chaplaincy in Brisbane, Br Barry Coldrey
but as Freedom gains campus experience and draws in more dedicated young men and women to learn from this experience their ministry will grow and draw many young Catholics to take up the Cross and follow the Lord.
64 - Jul 2012 - News: The Church Around the World
Fr Samir said he still prays for an open society for all people in the Arab world but believes there are two road blocks a lack of experience with democracy and a lack of education particularly for Arab women.
65 - Jun 2012 - Reflection: Benedict XVI: Pentecost and the Church's universality, Pope Benedict XVI
The Church relived in this way the events of her origins when the Apostles gathered in the cenacle in Jerusalem were perseverant and united in prayer together with some women and Mary the mother of Jesus and his brothers (Acts 1:14).
66 - Jun 2012 - Books: ABOUT BIOETHICS: Philosophical and Theological Approaches, Angela Schumann
Within this chapter he is extremely compassionate towards women and men involved in abortion emphasising the cardinal virtues and their importance in society.
67 - Jun 2012 - American priest's work for the protection of life in Russia, Eva-Maria Kolman
Five women are sitting together in a circle.
68 - Jun 2012 - Christendom: Hungary's new constitution a rebuke to secular Europe, Edward Pentin
Many have explicitly taken issue with the Christian references in the preamble while NGOs such as Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch have voiced concerns which they claim are backed up by UN treaties over laws which ban same-sex marriage allow discrimination on the basis of gender or sexual orientation and do not ensure respect for womens reproductive rights (i.
69 - Jun 2012 - Women Religious: Vatican takes action against dissenting US nuns, Babette Francis
Feminist ideology involves denial that the roles of men and women are different hostility to patriarchal structures in Church and society and a focus on civil rights for homosexuals while ignoring the rights of the unborn.
70 - Jun 2012 - NET Ministries: Another Catholic youth ministry success story, Br Barry Coldrey
Young Catholic men and women seeking to discover their purpose in life often find their focus by embracing activities which separate them from their comfort zones.
71 - May 2012 - Young adult ministry 2012: more reasons for hope, Br Barry Coldrey
The annual Reasons for Hope Retreat at Chittick Lodge Gerringong from 16-18 March was an impressive celebration of faith for the eighty young Catholic men and women who attended.
72 - May 2012 - Obama imposes contraception document on UN, Babette Francis
Every year the UNs Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) holds a session in New York in March on issues pertaining to womens equality and empowerment.
73 - May 2012 - News: The Church Around the World
His history and testimony are very important for the Vietnamese faithful bishops priests women religious and laymen: a long list of persons will be received by the Vatican delegation.
74 - Apr 2012 - Reflection: Christ's Resurrection: the central truth of our faith, Fr Dennis Byrnes
The Resurrection of Jesus is proclaimed to the apostles by the women who first encountered Jesus (John 20:16).
75 - Apr 2012 - Books: FRANK DUFF: A Life Story, by Finola Kennedy, Donal Anthony Foley
This is a very thorough biography detailing in 25 chapters all aspects of Frank Duffs life from his schooling to his long period of work as a civil servant as well as his work in founding the Legion and the various apostolates which grew out of that involvement including the Sancta Maria hostel for reformed prostitutes and the Morning Star and Regina Caeli Hostels for homeless men and women respectively.
76 - Apr 2012 - Missions: Where the Church's growth is fastest, Bishop John Thomas Kattrukudiyil
Yes especially the women.
77 - Apr 2012 - Pro-Life: Albury hosts well-attended Family Life International conference, Wanda Skowronska
These vigils have now spread to over 90 countries including Australia and have encouraged thousands of women to turn away from abortion at the last moment and seek help.
78 - Apr 2012 - eVangelisation: The Catholic Church and the digital media revolution - cradio.org.au, Jason Rushton
The Vocations Show with Elizabeth Arblaster and Fr Michael de Stoop Love Talks Back a relationships show hosted by MC and NA two young women with big hearts and even bigger mouths and Qamp;A with Bishop Julian - call in with your questions on 612 8005 1530 - are some of the locally-produced programs that have flourished at the station.
79 - Mar 2012 - Letters: Social get-together, Richard Congram
Some elderly women had to stand but a lot of teenagers and young men found a seat.
80 - Mar 2012 - Letters: Abortion silence, Frank Mobbs
First there are women who have had abortions and lack any remorse or grief for what they did.
81 - Mar 2012 - Fulton Sheen Cause: progress report, Msgr Stanley Deptula
I can attest that based on the moving and seemingly countless letters and emails we receive Fulton Sheen continues to reach out to converts help young men and women to discover their vocations and inspire many devout Catholics to deepen their love for Christ and His Blessed Mother.
82 - Mar 2012 - Campion College's Summer Program on Christian leadership, Br Barry Coldrey
On Thursday 19 January 2012 Senator Cory Bernardi (Liberal South Australia) President of the Conservative Leadership Foundation visited Campion College Sydney to speak to the young men and women participating in the Summer Program.
83 - Mar 2012 - The global financial crisis and the West's fertility decline, Babette Francis
We now live in Elisabeths world - not just because technology has enabled women in their fifties and sixties to become mothers but in a more basic sense.
84 - Mar 2012 - News: The Church Around the World
In their 17 January petition to the Court of Session in Edinburgh the women explained that they hold a religious belief that all human life is sacred from the moment of conception and that termination or pregnancy is a grave offence against human life.
85 - Feb 2012 - Books: THE RETURN OF MODERNISM:The Second Wave Revisited, by Dr J.N. Santamaria, David Perrin
Modernism can be seen today in groups like We Are Church and the push for married and women priests that has recently come to the fore in Australia along with a bishop and priest being sacked.
86 - Feb 2012 - Letters: Abortion laws, Terry and Rosemary McDonnell
This was highlighted by the recent botched abortion of the wrong twin at Melbournes Royal Womens Hospital.
87 - Feb 2012 - Mission UK: Can pagan Britain recover its Christian identity?
Franciscan Sister Jacinta Pollard one of the women profiled in the BBCs recent documentary Young Nuns hopes her communitys prayers and sacrifices can help bring Britain back to the Catholic faith.
88 - Feb 2012 - Youth: iWitness 2011: a celebration of young adult Catholic life, Br Barry Coldrey
In the evening the Cardinal drove to The Tops Conference Centre at Stanwell Park to address the 260 young men and women - Catholic lay leaders - from the Sydney dioceses and beyond.
89 - Feb 2012 - Culture Wars: Catholic universities and secularism, Achbishop Charles Chaput
The vocation of a Catholic college is to feed the soul as well as the mind to offer a vision of men and women made whole by the love of God the knowledge of creation and the reality of things unseen to see the beauty of the world in the light of eternity to recapture the nobility of the human story and the dignity of the human person.
90 - Feb 2012 - Law: Catholic politicians and same-sex 'marriage', Michael Gilchrist
Nonetheless according to the teaching of the Church (see Catechism) men and women with homosexual tendencies must be accepted with respect compassion and sensitivity.
91 - Dec 2011 - Books: Order books from www.freedompublishing.com.au
90 ISBN 978-1-58617-423-1 English Catholic Heroines Edited by Joanna Bogle A large group of distinguished authors sheds light on the achievements of 23 heroic English Catholic women from the seventh century to the present.
92 - Dec 2011 - News: The Church Around the World
He spent 30 years in Tasmania where he held roles including chaplain within the University of Tasmania and the Catholic Womens League.
93 - Nov 2011 - Books: STRAINED RELATIONS: The Challenge of Homosexuality, by Bill Muehlenberg, Dr Joe Santamaria
The Akermanis episode in Australian Rules Football in mid-2010 highlighted the responsibilities of sporting bodies that deal with thousands of young men and women at a vulnerable period of their lives.
94 - Nov 2011 - The Lion of Munster: Blessed Cardinal von Galen: a voice against tyranny, Babette Francis
then the way is open for the murder of all unproductive men and women: the incurably ill those disabled in industry or war.
95 - Nov 2011 - Ad Limina: The Australian bishops' 2011 ad limina visit to Rome, Michael Gilchrist
Yet Bishop Morris in his 2006 Advent Pastoral Letter which was circulated throughout his diocese raised the possibilities of women priests and recognition of Protestant orders as solutions to the chronic priest shortage in Toowoomba.
96 - Nov 2011 - Homily: Benedict XVI: From his All Saints Day homily, Pope Benedict XVI
The saints biographies describe men and women who docile to the divine plan sometimes faced unspeakable trials and suffering persecution and martyrdom.
97 - Oct 2011 - Letters: Pre-Vatican II, Kevin McManus
Do we ever see a church of men or of women in full voice today?
98 - Oct 2011 - Catholic Schools: Saint Mary MacKillop Colleges, Wagga Wagga: progress report, Sr Mary Augustine OP
In just over a year Saint Mary MacKillop Colleges Wagga Wagga will be turning out into our relativistic Australian society 20 young men and women who have been formed in good Catholic homes and for the last six years of their schooling in these Colleges.
99 - Oct 2011 - Pro-life: Signs of hope from the United States, Babette Francis
The bill requires a website with information to be available in a mobile phone format to give women information about health risks fetal development free ultrasound medical services and adoption information.
100 - Oct 2011 - Pastoral care: One of the Catholic Church's best kept secrets, Marie Mason
New to the Conference schedule this year were joint meetings with Courage men with EnCourage parents and Courage women with EnCourage parents.
101 - Oct 2011 - News: The Church Around the World
To assist in dealing with the questions that correspondents have raised the Permanent Committee has resolved to refer the issue of process and the doctrinal matter of the infallibility of the teaching on womens ordination respectively to the Congregation for Bishops and the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.
102 - Oct 2011 - World Youth Day 2011, Madrid: Australia's participation, Br Barry Coldrey
Australia sent 3000 pilgrims to Spain for WYD 2011 - including more than 1000 young men and women from Sydney.
103 - Oct 2011 - Episcopacy: Cardinal Pell: the responsibilities of Church leadership, Cardinal George Pell
They are all young attractive and wear the full habit and since arriving about ten young women have joined them.
104 - Oct 2011 - Angelus Message: Our Lady of the Rosary (October 7), Pope Benedict XVI
The month of October helps us to remember this fundamental truth by means of a special animation that endeavours to keep the missionary desire alive in every community and to support the work of all those who work on the front lines of the Churchs mission - priests men and women religious and lay people.
105 - Sep 2011 - Events: Ignatian Spiritual Exercises for busy people
Following the retreats the Fathers will conduct a Day of Recollection for women at the same location from 18-19 December.
106 - Sep 2011 - Letters: Book of Genesis, Frank Mobbs
Why do women suffer in childbirth?
107 - Sep 2011 - Abortion grief: mother love, mercy love and God's compassion, Anne R. Lastman
This is because her body knows it has cooperated with God to bring to birth a new creation: Motherhood involves a special communion with the mystery of life as it develops in the womans womb (John Paul II On the Dignity amp; Vocation of Women).
108 - Sep 2011 - Glimpses of a new dawn in Russia, Babette Francis
One in every five pregnant women who dies dies as a result of abortion.
109 - Sep 2011 - Youth: Catholic young adult ministry: Sydney's formula for success, Br Barry Coldrey
They include Chris Gordon at Macquarie University and two women from the Fraternas (see further on) Anna Maria and Cecilia at the University of New South Wales.
110 - Sep 2011 - News: The Church Around the World
Catholic News Agency Christian women in Egypt converted by force The US Helsinki Commission gathered on 22 July to discuss the increase in violence against Coptic Orthodox Christians in Egypt specifically young women.
111 - Sep 2011 - Pope appoints Archbishop Chaput to troubled Philadelphia, Michael Gilchrist
Archbishop Chaput founded Denvers St John Vianney Seminary which boasts one of the highest seminary enrolment rates in the country and has also been influential in the success of several Colorado-based organisations including the nationwide missionary group Fellowship of Catholic University Students the international womens group Educating on the Nature and Dignity of Women and the Augustine Institute a lay Catholic graduate school.
112 - Aug 2011 - Reflection: The new evangelisation: 'missionary spirit' needed, Fr Dennis W. Byrnes
The fruit of evangelisation is to lead men and women away from all the modern forms of secularism and into the real freedom which comes through Jesus Christ and membership of His Church.
113 - Aug 2011 - Books: PRODIGAL DAUGHTERS: Catholic women come home to the Church, ed. Donna Steichen, Michael Daniel
A book that challenges popular feminist stereotypes PRODIGAL DAUGHTERS: Catholic women come home to the Church Edited by Donna Steichen (Ignatius Press first published 1999 353pp $33.
114 - Aug 2011 - Letters: No oxygen, Fr M. Durham
Because these words are taken from a recent full page Quitline advertisement (described therein as being authorised by the Australian Government) in a popular and widely read Australian womens magazine ( Womens Day).
115 - Aug 2011 - Young adult Catholic ministry: further progress, Br Barry Coldrey
After this event Jason Everitt flew to Melbourne and on the following evening over 300 young men and women packed the Pumphouse Hotel in Fitzroy to hear him address the gathering on another aspect of the Churchs sexual teaching.
116 - Aug 2011 - Defending the Catholic Church against ill-informed attacks, Fr John Flynn LC
This is simply ridiculous as for a start more men and women were slaughtered in a couple of weeks of the atheistic French Revolution than in a century of the Inquisition.
117 - Aug 2011 - Events: In defence of the authentic meaning of marriage - Canberra, 16 August 2011, Babette Francis
Betrayal Michelle Mulledy Concerned Women for America state director in New York said: The people of New York feel betrayed by last nights vote .
118 - Aug 2011 - The Carbon (dioxide) Tax: a religious perspective, Peter Finlayson
Moreover the UNs Green-motivated international agencies such as the UN Womens and radical feminist groups with their anti-life (abortion euthanasia same-sex marriage and the like) policies are already disrupting traditional family life.
119 - Aug 2011 - Homily: Benedict XVI: Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Pope Benedict XVI
Faith therefore is Marys greatness as Elizabeth joyfully proclaims: Mary is blessed among women and blessed is the fruit of her womb for she is Mother of the Lord.
120 - Jul 2011 - What attracts converts to the Catholic Church?, Fr F.E. Burns
Pope John Paul declared the Church had no authority whatsoever to ordain women ( Ordinatio Sacerdotalis 1994) yet the topic is still alive for some.
121 - Jul 2011 - Pro-Life: Hungary's new pro-life 'Easter' Constitution, Babette Francis
Human Rights Watch which has become stridently pro-abortion over the past few years has levelled criticism against the new constitution as well fretting that (among other things) its pro-life clauses might lead to efforts to overturn Hungarys abortion law and result in restrictions on abortion that would put a number of fundamental rights for women at stake.
122 - Jul 2011 - News: The Church Around the World
8 million Catholics - far fewer than Brazil the Philippines or the United States - the country has more seminarians and women religious than any other nation in the world.
123 - Jun 2011 - Moral values and the march of science, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput
What we believe about God shapes what we think about the nature of men and women the structure of good human relationships and our idea of a just society.
124 - Jun 2011 - Archbishop Hickey: tribute to an outstanding Church leader, Brian Peachey
There were demands for collaborative decision-making and calls for inclusion of women.
125 - Jun 2011 - Redefining gender: an assault on human dignity, Babette Francis
Every year in March the UN Commission on the Status of Women holds a conference in New York.
126 - Jun 2011 - Why Pope Benedict removed Toowoomba's dissenting bishop, Michael Gilchrist
These included ordaining women married or single and recognising Anglican Lutheran and Uniting Church Orders.
127 - May 2011 - Reflection: The Resurrection: ultimate meaning of our existence, Fr Dennis Byrnes
Faith in the resurrection of the dead and hope in eternal life open our eyes to the ultimate meaning of our existence: God created us for resurrection and life and this truth gives an authentic and defin-itive meaning to human history to the personal and social lives of men and women to culture politics and the economy.
128 - May 2011 - Books: DAUGHTER OF MAN, MOTHER OF GOD, by Barry M. Coldrey, Michael Gilchrist
There are three sections: the first deals with themes such as Marys Presence in the Gospels; The Women of the Bible: Eve to Mary; Mary in the Early Church; and the four major dogmas regarding Mary: Mother of God .
129 - May 2011 - Literature: The 'impossible dream' of Don Quixote - Part 2 (Matthew 6:19), Andrew Kania
Many of the greatest men and women who have ever lived were perceived by their peers as the greatest fools of their time: Socrates in Ancient Athens St Francis in medieval Italy Gandhi on the Indian Subcontinent and Abraham Lincoln during the American Civil War.
130 - Apr 2011 - Books: THE LOSER LETTERS, by Mary Eberstadt, Terri Kelleher
abortion and euthanasia; the absence of women children and families from the writings and concerns of atheists; the lack of numbers of converts to atheism; and the slippery slope i.
131 - Apr 2011 - Catholic Church's pivotal role in South Korea's pro-life revival, Babette Francis
In February 2011 the South Korean Catholic Bishops Conference (CBCK) announced an inspired practical project to help pregnant women enduring difficult circumstances.
132 - Apr 2011 - News: The Church Around the World
The theologians added that the Church also needs married priests and women in church ministry and that the Churchs esteem for marriage .
133 - Mar 2011 - Books: THE AUSTRALIAN BOOK OF ATHEISM, Edited by Warren Bonett, Frank Mobbs
For example The idea that women are as fully human as men is something that man-made religions seem to constantly struggle over.
134 - Mar 2011 - Letters: St Peter's wife, John Young
The traditional understanding among Catholic commentators has been that woman is the correct translation and that the reference (indicated by the word sister) is to Christian women accompanying the apostles.
135 - Mar 2011 - What are the marks of an authentically Catholic university?, Cardinal Raymond Burke
What sense does it make for instance to engage students in a discussion of the possibility of the admission of women to Holy Orders when the students have little or no knowledge of the consistent teaching of the Holy Scriptures and Tradition on the Sacred Priesthood and on the reservation of priestly ordination to men?
136 - Mar 2011 - iWitness 2010: an unforgettable retreat for young Catholics, Br Barry Coldrey
The Third Annual iWitness Retreat provided an unforgettable experience for the 230 young men and women who attended.
137 - Mar 2011 - Nazareth: Patriarch Fouad of Jerusalem: Annunciation homily, His Beatitude Fouad Twal, Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem
This is what we wish for our young men and women: to come forward in knowledge virtue piety and fear of God as they receive our complete appreciation and love.
138 - Feb 2011 - Books: Order books from www.freedompublishing.com.au
The Cardinal answers questions from Peter Seewald on clerical celibacy women priests abortion contraception divorce and many others.
139 - Feb 2011 - Books: MOTHER BENEDICT: Foundress of the Abbey of Regina Laudis, by Antoinette Bosco, Br Barry Coldrey
Available from Freedom Publishing) Christian history is alive with the stories of formidable contemplative Religious women whose spiritual influence extended far beyond the walls of their enclosed convents.
140 - Feb 2011 - Pope Benedict honours Catholic Women's League member Brenda Finlayson, AD2000 Report
Brenda Finlayson Immediate Past Vice President General of the World Union of Catholic Womens Organisations and recently retired WUCWO Board Member Australia was the recent recipient of the Papal Honour of Dame in the (Pontifical Equestrian) Order of St Gregory the Great.
141 - Feb 2011 - That ubiquitous F word: don't demean the sacred, Fr Max Barrett CSsR
Wikipedia adds: Most English-speaking countries censor this word in radio or TV and in the presence of women.
142 - Feb 2011 - Science and Christian faith: the case for intelligent design, Babette Francis
Secondly the idea that a few primitive elements simply evolved randomly into such beautiful physical complexity as the stars and planets and the biological complexity of men and women who are selfaware requires that either the elements were guided or that the elements had within them some tendency to develop in particular ways.
143 - Feb 2011 - News: The Church Around the World
One example the recent Invocation festival held in Birmingham in July for Catholic young adults drew close to 300 men and women seeking further vocational discernment.
144 - Dec 2010 - Letters: Lay saint?, Eamonn Keane
This would highlight the fact that for the vast majority of Catholic men and women the call to holiness is lived out in the ordinary things of life: marriage family profession politics friendships recreation etc.
145 - Dec 2010 - Homily: Christus Rex Pilgrimage: Building God's Kingdom on earth, Bishop Peter J. Elliott
Abortion is an uncontrolled but well-protected industry of death killing little human beings wounding the lives of women.
146 - Dec 2010 - Congress for Life: Catholic orthodoxy: key to promoting the culture of life, Cardinal Raymond Burke
The voice of men and women of good will who recognise and obey the law of God written upon their hearts remains strong in our world.
147 - Dec 2010 - Call to Holiness: Facing life issues in love and truth, Babette Francis
This is why abortion activists are so opposed to women considering abortion seeing their babies on ultrasound.
148 - Dec 2010 - Youth: Another successful Australian Catholic youth initiative, Br Barry Coldrey
The husband and wife team Francine and Byron Pirola together with Karen Doyle explored issues of sexuality married life and the different but complementary psychologies of men and women.
149 - Dec 2010 - News: The Church Around the World
The High Church wing of the (Church of England) has moved in a liberal protestant direction: it has reached an accommodation with women priests and will do so with women bishops too.
150 - Nov 2010 - Letters: Abortion, Moya and Leo Morrissey
If the article would but change the hearts and minds of those men and women who are pro-abortion how rewarding would it be!
151 - Nov 2010 - Ukrainian Catholics: Ukraine's University of the Catacombs, Andrew Kania
Not only does it have a growing reputation for academic excellence but it lives under the glowing light of men and women who in the past lived lives of faith not merely as conjecture or from force of habit or cultural osmosis but out of a deeply reasoned and committed certitude where faith and reason are not opposed but rather conjugal partners in the human spirit.
152 - Nov 2010 - Saints: Blessed John Henry Newman: why he is worthy of canonisation, Frank Mobbs
He did not inspire hundreds of women to establish and staff schools for the poor as did Mother Mary MacKillop.
153 - Nov 2010 - Vocations: Priestly and religious vocations upsurge in the US, Tim Drake
On 28 August the teaching order Mary Mother of the Eucharist welcomed 22 new young women as aspirants to their community.
154 - Nov 2010 - Gendercide: how abortion targets baby girls, Peter Kavanagh
There is similarly little interest or evidence of sympathy for the women who later kill themselves because of the guilt they feel over killing their daughters as in the case of many young women in rural China who are suiciding through drinking fertilisers.
155 - Nov 2010 - Homosexuality: Courage and EnCourage Chicago Conference: holiness the key, Marie Mason
Among the noted speakers were Drs Janet Smith and Timothy Lock as well as workshops on differing topics on women or men with SSA parents of SSA children psychology etc.
156 - Nov 2010 - News: The Church Around the World
For weeks feminist organisations such as Las Libres confused the public by claiming that six women in Guanajuato who were in prison for killing their babies were in fact in prison for abortion.
157 - Oct 2010 - Reflection: The faith through symbols and stories, Andrew Kania
We all know poor women who are widowed and we want them to find the means to survive as their dead husbands would have wished.
158 - Oct 2010 - Books: THE PATH TO ROME: Modern Journeys to the Catholic Church, Bishop David Robarts
There are eight sections: the first is made up of five women clergy and a clergy wife; the second five Evangelical bible Christians; the third a New Ager; the fourth three Anglo-Catholics; the fifth a mainstream Anglican; the sixth an introduction to the unfinished business of Conversion and Ecumenism; the seventh four public figures - two politicians and two Anglican bishops; the eighth comprises two historical perspectives on conversion to Catholicism in England.
159 - Oct 2010 - Good priests: the Church's essential foot soldiers, Cardinal George Pell
We still experience pressure for a married clergy from a number of the older priests some of whom also want women ordained!
160 - Oct 2010 - New Missal: Why we need the new translation of the Mass, Bishop Peter J. Elliott
Elliotts address given at the Catholic Womens League National Conference in Melbourne on 31 July 2010.
161 - Oct 2010 - Real Presence: Nigerian priest brings Eucharistic Adoration to a Brisbane parish, Bob Denahy
He encouraged the women of the parish to participate in a retreat being conducted that weekend and invited everyone to pick up a leaflet at the back of the church exhorting them to spend time in Eucharistic Adoration.
162 - Oct 2010 - Youth: Young adult Catholic ministry: hopeful signs continue, Br Barry Coldrey
At the same time a group of dedicated young Catholics took over the Australian Catholic Students Association (ACSA) ousting the existing executive which had espoused the causes of the liberal Catholic agenda such as women and married priests and approval for the active gay life as an option for Catholics.
163 - Oct 2010 - News: The Church Around the World
Like Communism he explained todays secularist ideology envisions a society apart from God where men and women might live wholly sufficient unto themselves sharing no higher guiding principle than satisfying their needs and desires.
164 - Sep 2010 - Letters: Infallible teaching, Fr Brian Harrison OS
And since Dignitatis Humanae ( DH) does not affirm either that the right to civil liberty in religious matters is itself divinely revealed or that it is a truth which all Catholics must hold definitively (as are for instance the truths that contraception is intrinsically immoral and that women can never be ordained priests) the newly developed doctrine of DH belongs in neither of those categories.
165 - Sep 2010 - Natural Family Planning: Kyrgyzstan leads the way, Paula Flynn
This doctor was receptive to learning about a method of family planning which did not involve the contraceptive pill as it is expensive and increases the chances of anaemia in women already at risk.
166 - Sep 2010 - Cinema: The Waiting City - An Australian film of religious significance, M.A. Casey
Working women are not being criticised any more than mothers are being idealised.
167 - Sep 2010 - Ecclesial movements in the life of the Church, Bishop Julian Porteous
Yes creation and history - they are waiting for us for men and women who are truly children of God and behave as such.
168 - Sep 2010 - University: Another successful Australian Catholic Students Conference, Br Barry Coldrey
The toxic agenda of the cultural majority meant nothing to these 250 young women and men strongly Catholic bursting with enthusiasm and gifted with wide-ranging talents across the professional and business worlds.
169 - Sep 2010 - Academia: Challenging times for Catholic universities, Babette Francis
I have lived in what were Muslim-majority provinces of India before the Partition of the subcontinent into India and Pakistan so I know how Islam functions especially in regard to its backward treatment of women.
170 - Sep 2010 - News: The Church Around the World
Between 1998 and 2007 the number of priests increased from 26026 to 34658 while the number of women religious grew by over 10000 from 51304 to 61886.
171 - Aug 2010 - Reflection: Why the true meaning of marriage must be enshrined in law, Archbishop John C. Nienstedt
Marriage matters to every citizen whether or not we choose to marry personally because it is the natural way we bring together men and women to conceive and raise the next generation.
172 - Aug 2010 - Books: JESUS CHRIST, YESTERDAY, TODAY, FOREVER, by Fr Anthony Percy, Micheal Daniel
Those young people who experienced the deep rebirth of their faith in Sydney in 2008 will discover in this book information on which they can meditate to become better men and women in the service of Jesus Christ and His Church.
173 - Aug 2010 - Books: THE GUILLOTINE AND THE CROSS, by Warren H. Carroll, Michael Daniel
Most of the Vendee was subdued by the end of 1793 and what followed was a systematic destruction of Vendean farmlands and the indiscriminate killing of men women and children.
174 - Aug 2010 - Letters: Obama Health Bill, Sr Rose Mary Kinne OP
For our part in Australia we also need to support efforts to help families in need and especially the pro-life work for women facing crisis pregnancies.
175 - Aug 2010 - Letters: Safe abortion?, Maureen Federico
Both the ABC and the commercial TV stations carried an item of news (9 April) regarding hygiene malpractice at a Croydon (Victoria) late term abortion clinic wherein at least 12 women had been infected with Hepatitis C Virus.
176 - Aug 2010 - Justice: A Queensland Year 12 student: the injustice of abortion
Lets stop and consider just what they are saying here namely Women should be able to choose life or death for their unborn babies!
177 - Aug 2010 - Foundations of Faith: The Sacrament of Penance: whatever happened to confession?, Br Barry Coldrey
The scandals have made some especially many women less willing to confess their sins to a priest.
178 - Aug 2010 - Liberalism: Christian churches and the 'religious left', Babette Francis
Much has been said and written in the mainstream media mostly critical about the religious right members of which have been depicted as fundamentalist Christians opposed to womens rights.
179 - Jul 2010 - Books: HANDING ON THE FAITH IN AN AGE OF DISBELIEF, by Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, Br Barry Coldrey
What are the obstacles that hinder men women and children from hearing and embracing the Gospel?
180 - Jul 2010 - Books: CONVINCED BY THE TRUTH: Embracing the Fullness of Catholic Faith, John Fleming, John McCarthy
His book is a scalpel-like dissection of the collapse and decay of Anglicanism under the fissures generated by the ordination of women issue.
181 - Jul 2010 - FOUNDATIONS OF FAITH: What we can know about heaven from Scripture and the Church, John Young
It was tangible for the women clung to him (Matt 28:9) and he invited Thomas to put a finger into the holes in his hands and a hand into his side (John 20:27).
182 - Jul 2010 - Trends: The Church in 50 years: John Allen's predictions, Frank Mobbs
In the USA there are 31000 lay ecclesial ministers and more than 20000 laity are in training to serve the Church 80% of whom are women.
183 - Jul 2010 - Newly discovered World War II documents further vindicate Pius XII
The Pope could only send trusted priests and confidants throughout Rome and Italy with verbal and written papal orders to lift cloister allowing men and women to enter Catholic convents and monasteries and ordered all ecclesiastical institutions to hide the Jews wherever they could.
184 - Jul 2010 - News: The Church Around the World
EWTN News UK Bishops condemn TV abortion ads The Catholic Bishops Conference in England and Wales has condemned TV ads promoting abortion services that recently aired throughout the United Kingdom charging that the exploitative promotion of abortion is not in the interests of the health or psychological well-being of women.
185 - Jun 2010 - Reflection: Benedict XVI on the Church's birth and universality at Pentecost, Pope Benedict XVI
It is a description rich in detail: the place where they were staying - the Cenacle - was an Upper Room; the 11 Apostles are listed by name and the first three are Peter John and James the pillars of the community; mentioned with them are the women and Mary the Mother of Jesus and his brethren already an integral part of this new family no longer based on blood ties but on faith in Christ.
186 - Jun 2010 - Pysanky: Paschal traditions: symbolism in popular Ukrainian Christianity, Andrew Kania
Paschal message First there is the legend that Mary Magdalene when she went to anoint the body of Christ with the other myrrh- bearing women on the morning of the Great Pasch also took with her a basket of highly decorated eggs as a repast for the guards.
187 - Jun 2010 - American survey of young Catholics confirms Benedict's agenda, Carl Anderson
Its up to us to present the faith in a way that is meaningful to the lives of young Catholics and there is no better place to start than - drawing on the great wealth of theology and pastoral approach of Popes John Paul II and Benedict XVI - to show these young men and women how to build happy healthy and ultimately holy marriages.
188 - Jun 2010 - News: The Church Around the World
However this contention ignores the humanity of the unborn child throughout the entire nine months of pregnancy and the latest research highlighting the negative consequences of abortion for women.
189 - May 2010 - Books: BE TO ME A FATHER AND A PRIEST, by Fr Peter M. J. Stravinskas, Michael Daniel
In the last few decades all sorts of weird and wonderful dissident ideas about the priesthood have gained popular attention for example Christ did not ordain priests the concept of priesthood as currently understood was alien to the early Church and women should be ordained.
190 - May 2010 - Obama Health Bill: how liberal nuns undermined US bishops' opposition, Babette Francis
The bishops said the nuns supporting the bill speak only for themselves and are grossly overstating their claim of representing 59000 women - essentially every nun in the country.
191 - May 2010 - Culture: The vocation of Christians in public life, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput
We need to do everything we can to support women in their pregnancies and to end the legal killing of unborn children.
192 - May 2010 - News: The Church Around the World
However this was stalled when the Anglican Communion went ahead with the ordination of women and the approval of homosexual activity.
193 - May 2010 - Anglican: Anglicans and Christian unity: progress report, Bishop David Robarts
But progress in this direction has been set back more recently with the ordination of women and other issues of the gender agenda which have become a source of deep division within the Anglican Communion.
194 - Apr 2010 - Letters: Why not adoption?, Tom King
we cannot claim to be honest or objective until church state and media promote adoption as an alternative to abortion for vulnerable women.
195 - Apr 2010 - Letters: Debate needed, Fr Bernard McGrath
Eighty-seven percent of all Australians believe we should reduce the number of abortions and 98 percent think women should at least be advised of the health risks (physical emotional and mental) involved with abortions.
196 - Apr 2010 - More Australian Anglicans respond to Benedict XVI's invitation, AD2000 Report
Bishop Robarts said members of FIFA had felt excluded by the Anglican Church in Australia which had not provided them with a bishop to represent their views on homosexuality and women bishops.
197 - Mar 2010 - Books: LORETO IN AUSTRALIA, by Mary Ryllis Clark, Katharine Munro
As an educated woman Mary Ward believed that young girls needed a thorough Catholic education similar to that of boys and decided to dedicate her life to God and the education of young women with the watchword women in time to come will do great things!
198 - Mar 2010 - Books: Adrienne von Speyr: THE BOUNDLESS GOD and CONFESSION, Br Barry Coldrey
On another level Adrienne the mystic claimed she had received intimate portraits of men and women in conversation with God and was favoured with many visions of individual saints throughout her life both as a Protestant and after she was received into the Catholic Church.
199 - Mar 2010 - Letters: Women priests, Robert Prinzen-Wood
Kathleen Woods reply to my letter entitled Complementarity (December-January AD2000) mentions that the Church no longer holds the view that women are unilaterally subject to men.
200 - Mar 2010 - Letters: Common sense, Maureen Federico
Tony Abbott recently made it on ABC National News regarding a personal interview with Womens Weekly in which he gave some sage advice to his daughters on how best to think for themselves in a world rapidly losing respect for all humanity and any sort of moral order at all.
201 - Mar 2010 - Letters: Evil laws, Ken Bayliss
To the feminists in the Australian Parliament this mere administrative decision was long overdue to free Third World women from the tyranny of unwanted pregnancy!
202 - Mar 2010 - Courage: A Catholic psychologist exposes 'gay' myths, Marie Mason
For women these are: conflict with mother and father peer rejection wound sexual abuse poor body image male betrayal and extreme loneliness.
203 - Mar 2010 - News: The Church Around the World
Brinton the NCIs Chief of the Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch was a co-author of a 2009 study which reported a statistically significant 40 percent breast cancer risk increase for women who have had abortions.
204 - Feb 2010 - Books: FIRES OF FAITH: Catholic England Under Mary Tudor, by Eamonn Duffy, Bishop Peter J. Elliott
Nevertheless at the beginning of his work Duffy makes it clear that he does not seek to justify the burning of 280 Protestant men and women.
205 - Feb 2010 - Indian martyrs: Present-day martyrs in India and Pakistan, Babette Francis
The sisters also run St Josephs Convent School founded in Karachi in 1862 which educates women from the countrys elite families.
206 - Feb 2010 - Catholic Culture: 'A small brave initiative': Campion College's second graduation, Br Barry Coldrey
These are some ways that dedicated Catholics can assist Campion College and its students: Scholarships provided by Catholic dioceses and associations will enable Campion to make its facilities available to gifted young men and women from less affluent backgrounds.
207 - Feb 2010 - St Mary Mackillop: Canonisation: about holiness, not miracles, Fr Paul Gardiner SJ
Later on the faithful saw that a violent death was not the only evidence of the victory of Gods grace and the cult of other holy men and women joined that of the martyrs.
208 - Dec 2009 - Books: 111 QUESTIONS ON ISLAM: Samir Khalil Samir SJ on Islam and the West, Michael E Daniel
It is a rare nights news when there is not at least some vague or mute reference to Muslims or Islam that leave many with the impression it is an inherently violent religion which oppresses women and denies people their fundamental human rights.
209 - Dec 2009 - Letters: Complementarity, Kathleen Wood
In response to Robert Prinzen-Woods letter (November AD2000) the contemporary magisterium of the Catholic Church no longer holds the view that women are unilaterally subject to men and therefore does not include complementarity as one of the fundamental reasons given for upholding the fact that Jesus chose only men as his Twelve apostles.
210 - Dec 2009 - Letters: Women priests, Ken Bayliss
Fifteen years is too long for feminists and their fellow travellers to continue disobeying the definitive judgment of Pope John Paul II in 1994 that the Church has no authority to allow the ordination of women.
211 - Dec 2009 - Episcopacy: Church leadership responsibilities: an American case study, Phil Lawler
Given Bishop Gumbletons very public position on certain important matters of Catholic teaching specifically with regard to homosexuality and the ordination of women to the priesthood it was my judgment that his presence in Marquette would not be helpful to me in fulfilling my responsibility (emphasis mine).
212 - Dec 2009 - Victoria: Abortion evil: pro-life forces need to be united, John Morrissey
The congregation was asked to pray for women faced with unplanned pregnancies and for the politicians who make our laws.
213 - Dec 2009 - Marriage: A Biblical defence of marriage: Africans take the lead, Babette Francis
At a womens conference in Kampala Uganda a pastor asked how many women lived in polygamous households.
214 - Dec 2009 - Ut Unum Sint: Benedict XVI eases way for Anglicans wishing to 'cross the Tiber', Michael Gilchrist
The initiative was in response to requests from Anglicans - including from 20 to 30 bishops - who wish to become Catholic in the face of a fragmenting Anglicanism that accepts women and active homosexual clergy and bishops and the blessing of same-sex unions.
215 - Nov 2009 - Letters: Dissenting views, John Schmid
The article by Br Paul Macrossan (October AD2000) contained similar observations to those in the book Sisters in Crisis: The Tragic Unravelling of Womens Religious Communities by Ann Cary (Our Sunday Visitor).
216 - Nov 2009 - Letters: Women priests, Robert Prinzen-Wood
Kathleen Wood states (October AD2000) that the Church does not defend the argument against women priests on the basis of sexual complementarity.
217 - Nov 2009 - Missionaries: Mary Glowrey (1887-1957): Australian witness to hope in India, Robyn Fahy And Fr Dan Strickland MGL
Falling to her knees Mary finished reading the pamphlet and knew God was calling her to help the women and children of India.
218 - Nov 2009 - Holocaust: English nun who saved Jews from the Nazis put forward as saint, AD2000 Report
We stayed in three rooms all the men in one except an uncle who slept in a dark small room with no windows and another two for the women.
219 - Nov 2009 - Campion College celebrates its fourth Year of operation, Br Barry Coldrey
Twelve young men and women received their degrees for Bachelor of Arts in the Liberal Arts in the Great Hall of the University of Sydney.
220 - Nov 2009 - A Christian response to post-abortion trauma, Julie Cook
First becoming concerned about the lack of professional discussion on the issue following the suicide of a young patient during her student nursing days Julie has worked in a voluntary capacity with AGA - formerly known as Women Hurt By Abortion - for sixteen years.
221 - Nov 2009 - The work of Courage and EnCourage supported by Melbourne priests, Marie Mason
The Courage movement is an excellent apostolate that addresses the needs of homosexual Christian men and women.
222 - Nov 2009 - Editorial: Catholics and Orthodox: improving relations, Michael Gilchrist
This progress contrasts with the growing problems with Anglicanism where acceptance of women and gay bishops has all but scuttled prospects of closer Church unity between Catholics and Anglicans.
223 - Oct 2009 - Books: THE CASE FOR CHRISTIANITY: St Justin Martyr on Religious Liberty, Robert Haddad, Br Michael McMurray CCS
There were serious errors and problems then as there are today and God sent men and women of great holiness to address them just as he has in the past 20 or 30 years.
224 - Oct 2009 - Letters: Liturgy reform, Paul Martin
) Subject to the policy of the diocesan bishop I respect the fact that women also serve in these ministries.
225 - Oct 2009 - Priesthood: Why the Catholic Church cannot ordain women, Kathleen Wood OAM
The present article confines itself to summarising the reasons the Church advances for not ordaining women.
226 - Oct 2009 - FOUNDATIONS OF FAITH: Cutting edge moral issues for the third millennium, Br Barry Coldrey
The interviewer felt he had Cardinal Pell in a bind: on the one hand there was his blood relationship with one of the women; on the other hand there was their long service to the Church in a difficult foreign mission.
227 - Oct 2009 - Youth: RISE: restoring integrity and sexual ethics to Australia's secular culture, Br Barry Coldrey
In recent episodes of the groundbreaking ABC series The Science of Teens which explores the sexual attitudes of Australian teenagers Jessica was one of two young Catholic women demanding a return of love truth respect and traditional values in relationships.
228 - Oct 2009 - News: The Church Around the World
About 75 percent of finally professed men and 91 percent of finally professed women are aged 60 and over while a majority of those under the age of 60 are in their 50s.
229 - Sep 2009 - Books: THE BOOK OF ALL SAINTS, by Adrienne von Speyr, Br Barry Coldrey
On another level Adrienne the mystic received intimate portraits of men and women in conversation with God.
230 - Sep 2009 - Letters: Women priests, Name and Address Supplied
Regarding the query of Kevin McManus (July AD2000) the statement rejecting the ruling of Pope John Paul II on the matter of women priests was signed by the then Superior-General of the Sisters of St Joseph (Brown).
231 - Sep 2009 - Campus Life: Brisbane hosts 2009 Australian Catholic Student Association Conference, Br Barry Coldrey
The toxic secular agenda of the cultural majority meant nothing to these young men and women strongly Catholic bursting with enthusiasm and gifted with wide- ranging talents from across the business and professional world.
232 - Sep 2009 - Christian Life: Courage and EnCourage: a chaste lifestyle for the same-sex attracted, Marie Mason
Courage comprises both men and women who seek to live out their lives in fidelity to the teachings of the Catholic Church.
233 - Sep 2009 - News: The Church Around the World
Vatican Information Service Vatican visitation of US women religious Mother M.
234 - Sep 2009 - USA: Anglicans fragmenting over homosexuality, Babette Francis
a pro-life pro-family womens organisation which includes members of several Christian denominations.
235 - Aug 2009 - Reflection: Mary in God's plan of salvation, Bishop Arthur J. Serratelli
All the gospels mention that there are women at the crucifixion: Mary Magdalene Mary the mother of James and Joseph and Salome the mother of James and John (cf Mt 27:55 Mk 15:40 Lk 23:49).
236 - Aug 2009 - Books: BECAUSE GOD IS REAL: Sixteen Questions, One Answer, by Peter Kreeft, Br Barry Coldrey
or Why doesnt the Catholic Church allow women to become priests?
237 - Aug 2009 - Books: JESUS, THE APOSTLES AND THE EARLY CHURCH, by Pope Benedict XVI, Michael Daniel
The final reflection is on the role of women in the early Church in which he reminds the readers that Christianity not only elevated the status of women but passing references in the New Testament reflect not only the early Churchs respect for women but also the significant responsibilities they exercised.
238 - Aug 2009 - Letters: Moral decline, Frank Bellet
The point I am making about the elephant in the room is that not only the ABC but most other media came out with much finger-pointing and both guns blazing totally ignoring the fact as wed expect that for at least two generations most of the media including womens magazines have worked overtime to systematically change the attitude of the general public on moral issues particularly in relation to sexual matters.
239 - Aug 2009 - God's Messengers: Angels: what Scripture and Tradition reveal, Susan McKinley
This teaching originates from Jesus explanation that at the resurrection men and women do not marry; no they are like the angels in heaven (Matt 22:30).
240 - Aug 2009 - Is this where 'progressive' religious life is heading?, AD2000 REPORT
The crunch came immediately: the active gay and lesbian life styles were endorsed; the ordination of women to priestly ministry was supported; the obligation to preach the Gospel and to convert people to the Catholic faith was declared unnecessary a threat to ecumenism peace and harmony in a pluralistic world; the writer was also opposed to war: something at least we can agree on.
241 - Aug 2009 - Human rights: Small victories for pro-lifers at the UN, Babette Francis
At the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) meeting in Geneva in June a report by Yakin Erturk UNHRCs special rapporteur on violence against women linked bans on abortion with violence against women.
242 - Aug 2009 - Caritas in Veritate: Benedict XVI's social encyclical: public life needs Christian principles, Michael Gilchrist
He writes: Development is impossible without upright men and women without financiers and politicians whose consciences are finely attuned to the requirements of the common good.
243 - Jul 2009 - Letters: Women priests, Kevin McManus
Readers may recall that during the pontificate of John Paul II and following his infallible ruling on the impossibility of women priests the heads of womens religious orders in Australia released a statement rejecting the Popes ruling.
244 - Jul 2009 - Letters: Priestly celibacy, Brian Bibby
On 3 April 2005 journalist Bryan Patterson reported in the Melbourne Sunday Herald Sun that the National Council of Priests representing some bishops and half of Australias priests had lobbied the Vatican asking that the ban on married priests and women priests be lifted.
245 - Jul 2009 - Life Marriage Family: The secular culture's flawed view of sexuality, Bernard Toutounji
Billboards newspapers TV shop-a-dockets and a variety of radio ads play ad nauseam day and night peddling to men and women the opportunity to enjoy themselves in ways they never thought possible.
246 - Jul 2009 - News: The Church Around the World
Nebraska state Senator John Harm told Fox News the proposed law gives struggling women the option to view an ultrasound and hopefully see a beating heart and the development of the child.
247 - Jul 2009 - St Marys Cathedral: Sydney ordinations and a new beginning for Australian Catholicism, Fr Gregory Jordan SJ
Why has God contrived to preserve these young men and women miraculously from contamination; or in some cases if they have for a time gone down the wrong path why has God called them back?
248 - Jun 2009 - Letters: Prayers after Mass, Ken Bayliss
Only the altar boys not the congregation said the responses and women and girls still covered their heads with scarves or mantillas in reverence to Our Lord.
249 - Jun 2009 - Letters: Persecution in China, J. Loring
Meanwhile it seems the patriotic Church clergy do not condemn conduct protests against risking torture and imprisonment for opposing the holocaust of Chinas one-child policy compulsory abortion sterilisation of women etc which the US-based Population Research Institute confirms is slated to continue until 2050 so wheres the equivalence?
250 - Jun 2009 - Sharia Law: Lights dim for Christians in Pakistan, Babette Francis
Archbishop Williams has a history of ambiguous if not muddled pronouncements but one wonders what he knows of the implications of Sharia for women Christians Jews infidels and apostates who convert from Islam to another faith.
251 - Jun 2009 - FOUNDATIONS OF FAITH: The Last Things: death, judgment, Heaven, Purgatory, Hell, Br Barry Coldrey
However God has given men and women free will to choose whether spontaneously to accept salvation.
252 - Jun 2009 - Interview: American Catholics and abortion: the Church at the crossroads, Mariangela Sullivan
A president makes it a priority to defend through law the choice of women to have foetuses killed.
253 - May 2009 - Books: Golden Years: Grounds for Hope: Fr Golden and the Newman Society 1950-1966, David Kehoe
Key players The Golden Years publishes the reminiscences of several dozen mem- bers of the University of Melbourne Newman Society (MUNS) of their chaplain the Jesuit priest Father Gerry Golden and their lives as undergraduates and professional and family men and women since.
254 - May 2009 - Letters: Women in the Church, Brian Bibby
Even though Rome has spoken many times there are still those who believe there should be women priests in the Catholic Church.
255 - May 2009 - Staying together: Stable families: the best defence against violence
Both young men and young women should be warned that cohabitation seriously affects their ability to establish lasting marriages.
256 - May 2009 - Conversion: A Catholic convert's story (Part 2): Are there any regrets?, Michael Daniel
The ordination of women has now extended to bishops causing further divisions - within dioceses and between dioceses and provinces - as illustrated by the refusal of a number of Anglican bishops to attend the last Lambeth Conference.
257 - May 2009 - US Catholics leaving the Church in droves: what can be done?, Fr Joseph A. Sirba
A significant gender gap was reported among nearly all Christians favouring women over men.
258 - May 2009 - Pro-family culture: AIDS in Africa: science vindicates Catholic Church, Babette Francis
Ugandas population is mainly Christian and the message supported by government-sponsored promotion that men and women should not engage in extra-marital sex dramatically reduced Ugandas AIDS rate over the last couple of decades.
259 - May 2009 - News: The Church Around the World
After being honoured by Planned Parenthood with the Margaret Sanger award for her work on behalf of womens health and reproductive rights Clinton said I have to tell you that it was a great privilege when I was told that I would receive this award.
260 - May 2009 - Dissent: Rebel South Brisbane priest: new cafeteria church launched, Michael Gilchrist
Fr Kennedy commented: The Church really is so wrong about its teaching on sex and one of the reasons is because women are excluded from any say in the teaching authority of the Church .
261 - Apr 2009 - Reflection: The Resurrection: confirmed by faith and reason, Bishop Arthur J. Serratelli
The Gospel narratives of Easter morning contain more than the historical fact that Mary Magdalene the other women and Peter and John visited the tomb and found it empty.
262 - Apr 2009 - Books: RENDER UNTO CAESAR:Living Our Catholic Beliefs in Political Life, Charles Chaput, Tim Cannon
The book abounds with anecdotes of men and women who exemplify the ways in which the Christian vocation if authentically and faithfully lived can bring to bear political change which truly reflects Gods love.
263 - Apr 2009 - Letters: Dissent, Peter D. Howard
id19276 According to Dr Elmer If we can change our view of slavery in the light of changed moral sensibilities then we can change our policy on ordaining women for the same reasons.
264 - Apr 2009 - Conversion: Peter has spoken through Leo: why I became a Catholic, Michael Daniel
The ordination of women to the diaconate at the time also undermined the Anglican Churchs claims to catholicity.
265 - Apr 2009 - American women religious: Vatican apostolic visitation, AD2000 REPORT
Following its recent report on the health of America seminaries - which were found to be in relatively good condition - the Vaticans Congregation for Institutes of Con- secrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life headed by Cardinal Franc Rodeacute; is embarking on a comprehensive study of the more than 400 congregations of religious women in the United States.
266 - Apr 2009 - News: The Church Around the World
The visitation was prompted by release of an Advent Pastoral Letter in late 2006 in which Bishop Morris canvassed among other things the possibilities of ordaining women and recognising Protestant orders as a means of relieving the serious priest shortage in Toowoomba.
267 - Mar 2009 - Obituary: Fr Richard Neuhaus (1936-2009): bringing the Gospel to public life, Fr Raymond J. De Souza
As a result he leaves not just the intellectual legacy of his writing but a living legacy of men and women he guided in the ways of Christian discipleship.
268 - Mar 2009 - Foundations of Faith: Protestant Churches: origins and beliefs (2), Frank Mobbs
Of course inspired men and women are needed to interpret it and they do not lack interpreters.
269 - Mar 2009 - Did Antonio Gramsci have second thoughts?, Babette Francis
As a microbiologist I know the gene for cystic fibrosis is recessive so it should affect men and women equally.
270 - Mar 2009 - American seminaries mostly 'healthy', but many problems remain
Some religious institutes speak primarily of ministry rather than the priesthood in a mistaken attempt not to offend opponents of Catholic teaching on womens ordination.
271 - Mar 2009 - News: The Church Around the World
The sweeping Freedom of Choice Act - which would enshrine taxpayer subsidies for elective abortions repeal the ban on partial-birth abortion invalidate state regulations protecting women and unborn children and strip the conscience clause protection for health-care personnel - was the chief concern for most participants in this years March for Life.
272 - Feb 2009 - Books: QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS: Pope Benedict XVI, Siobhan Reeves
Questions include: How can women have a hand in governing the Church?
273 - Feb 2009 - Letters: Jewish conversions, Andrew Sholl
By then his brother Theodore had already become a Catholic and a Jesuit and had founded the Order of Our Lady of Sion for men and women.
274 - Feb 2009 - Fundamental flaws in Bishop Robinson's book, Andrew Kania
250) the ordination of women (p.
275 - Feb 2009 - Foundations of Faith: Protestant Reformation: origins and beliefs, Frank Mobbs
No gambling no dancing were permitted and styles of clothing and shoes and womens hair styles were regulated with childrens names restricted to those in the Bible.
276 - Feb 2009 - Melbourne's 'timely' new pregnancy assistance centre
During the period since the Frankson centres opening numbers of women have called into the centre and numerous phone inquiries have been received.
277 - Feb 2009 - Christian-Muslim dialogue: glimmerings of hope, Babette Francis
The big question is whether the excesses of Islamism - the lack of religious freedom for non-Muslims in Muslim countries the lack of equal rights for women jihad terrorism - are inherent in the religion or just excesses caused by tribal cultures poor education and poverty.
278 - Feb 2009 - Vibrant retreat: Young adult ministry builds on WYD: iWitness Conference in Sydney, Br Barry Coldrey
Popular husband and wife team Jonathon and Karen Doyle and three Dominican Sisters led by Sister Moira complemented Father Percys talk with separate sessions for men and women.
279 - Feb 2009 - News: The Church Around the World
Catholic World News Spains abortion rate doubles in a decade Surgical abortions in Spain have increased in all age groups especially among young unmarried women its health ministry reported in December 2008.
280 - Dec 2008 - Books: Down in Adoration Falling, by Gareth Grainger, Br Christian Moe, FSC
For some time the ideal of Benedictine monasticism tempted him; but realising that this was not his vocation (though he always strove to attain its ideals of pax et benedictio) he continued his Anglican ministry until like many of his brethren in that faith he was shaken by the Anglican Churchs decisions in the 1990s to ordain women.
281 - Dec 2008 - News: The Church Around the World
He claimed he was making a stand on behalf of recovering Catholics who had walked away from the Church because they can no longer abide this institution which is so oppressive of women of gay and lesbian people.
282 - Nov 2008 - Letters: Rebel church in South Brisbane, Bob Osmak
In 2004 the Archbishop had written to the parish about its invalid baptisms and other problems cited over time have included women preaching the blessing of homosexual couples gay and lesbian choir practices inside the church irregular prayers used during Masses and the presence of a Buddhist statue in front of the altar.
283 - Nov 2008 - Foundations of Faith: God's gift of sex: building a civilisation of life and love, Catherine Sheehan
Many girls and young women suffer depression anxiety low self-esteem and eating disorders as they are encouraged to believe their worth depends on their physical attractiveness and their sexual currency.
284 - Nov 2008 - Anima Women's Network: giving 'heart' to women of faith, Anna Krohn
Twenty years ago Pope John Paul II wrote in his Apostolic Letter on the Dignity and Vocation of Women (Mulieribus Dignitatem): From the beginning of Christs mission women show to him and to his mystery a special sensitivity which is characteristic of their femininity.
285 - Nov 2008 - History: Cardinal Stafford on Humanae Vitae: how dissenters tore the Church apart, Cardinal Francis Stafford
To encourage or approve such an abuse would lead to the eclipse of fatherhood and to disrespect for women.
286 - Nov 2008 - Dissent: Business as usual at South Brisbane's rebel church, Michael Gilchrist
Among the Doing what we have done practices we find: Continue leadership role for women including in homilies.
287 - Nov 2008 - Victorian abortion law threatens Catholic hospitals, AD2000 Report
There is no right to the destruction of innocent persons and our community should be offering vulnerable pregnant women much more than simply an increasing number of ever more accessible ways in which their unborn children can be killed.
288 - Oct 2008 - Reflecton: Benedict XVI: the natural family, cornerstone of world peace, Pope Benedict XVI
We do not live alongside one another purely by chance; all of us are progressing along a common path as men and women and thus as brothers and sisters.
289 - Oct 2008 - Books: WHAT MOTHER TERESA TAUGHT ME, by Maryanne Raphael, Catherine Sheehan
Many young women were attracted to her order some from very privileged and wealthy families.
290 - Oct 2008 - Eugenio Pacelli: The enduring legacy of Pope Pius XII: a 50th anniversary tribute, Fr John Walshe
He received the sacred deposit of faith and accepted the responsibility for transmitting it to the men and women of his time.
291 - Oct 2008 - Foundations of Faith: Recent Marian apparitions and the life of the Church, Br Barry Coldrey
When Mary appears it is often in isolated places - LIle Bouchard (France) Naju (Korea) Kibeho (Rwanda) - and to children teenagers or other marginalised individuals such as women in Third World countries.
292 - Oct 2008 - Timor L'Este: Fly Away to Heaven: East Timor and World Youth Day, Sister Terezinha
In the Gospel we know that in His Messianic Mission Jesus was helped by some pious women.
293 - Oct 2008 - News: The Church Around the World
They claim they dont inseminate any unmarried women.
294 - Sep 2008 - Books: Saving Those Damned Catholics, by Judie Brown, Catherine Sheehan
For example in the face of increasing disrespect towards women in the US as evidenced by the dramatic increase in sexual assaults since the 1960s Catholic hospitals have sought to appear compassionate by providing the morning after pill to rape victims without informing the women that this pill is abortifacient meaning it will kill any human life that may have been conceived.
295 - Sep 2008 - The physical and mental scars of abortion, Charles Francis
The abortion industry is an evil enterprise born of economic convenience twisted moral rationalisation on equal rights for women and patronising arrogance and elitism.
296 - Sep 2008 - News: The Church Around the World
He believes gay partnerships pose the same ethical questions as those between men and women and the key issue for Christians is that they are faithful and lifelong.
297 - Sep 2008 - WYD08: Faith: alive and well! - A pilgrim's progress, Catherine Sheehan
He emphasised the need for pro-lifers to show compassion and support for women who are exploited by abortion.
298 - Aug 2008 - Books: QUESTION TIME by Fr John Flader, Fr Anthony Robbie
Women priests are here and the celibacy of the clergy.
299 - Aug 2008 - Interview: Denise Mountenay on post-abortive women: from silence to lawsuits, Luke McCormack
It was inevitable that some women who had secretly suffered after an abortion would become leaders of an energetic and powerful pro-life campaign.
300 - Aug 2008 - The tragic dilemmas of China's one-child policy, Babette Francis
The number of women with no sons now about 10 to 15 per cent of the population is expected to grow to 30 per cent by 2025.
301 - Aug 2008 - News: The Church Around the World
Anglicans divided over female bishops The Times of London reported in June that the Anglican Church faced a new crisis with 500 priests threatening to leave if women are ordained bishops.
302 - Jul 2008 - Books: Books available from AD2000 Books
au The Catholic Priesthood and Women Sara Butler MSBT Sister Sara Butler a former advocate of womens ordination provides a clear concise easy to follow defence and exposition of the Catholic Churchs traditional teaching on the subject.
303 - Jul 2008 - Letters: Vatican II, John Schmid
It gave a clear answer to the Dubium on the teaching on the impossibility of the Church ordaining women as priests so no-one can now be unsure as to whether Ordinatio Sacerdotalis is an infallible teaching.
304 - Jul 2008 - Religious faith and the power of music and song, Andrw Kania
In such a union the human voice is transformed with a new voice then heard a voice that all men and women wherever they are in the world and despite their native tongue can sit back and understand that indeed there must be a God in heaven to have willed that mere man could be brought towards him by something so rich so pure so ethereal - so divine.
305 - Jul 2008 - Selective tolerance: Queensland University Student Union censures Catholic student group, Allison Atkins
The University of Queensland Student Union (UQU) has sanctioned the Catholic student club the Newman Society following its operating three information stalls centred on supporting pregnant women and promoting post-abortion healing retreats.
306 - Jul 2008 - Abortion: A false concept of moral equivalence, Babette Francis
Rather than hindering the work of those pregnancy counselling services which offer support to women facing a crisis pregnancy to choose an alternative to abortion we should be grateful for this community service largely carried out by volunteers.
307 - Jun 2008 - Books: Books available from AD2000 Books
The Catholic Priesthood and Women Sara Butler MSBT Sister Sara Butler a former advocate of womens ordination provides a clear concise easy to follow defence and exposition of the Catholic Churchs traditional teaching on the subject.
308 - Jun 2008 - Letters: FEMINISM V. MANKIND: Selected Essays, Catherine Sheehan
The most interesting and ironic is that feminism in manifesting itself in the 20th century as a form of socialism was based on communist theories and therefore the ideals it espoused about equality between the sexes were originally formulated by men not women.
309 - Jun 2008 - Letters: Scandal, Don Gaffney
As regards Cardinal Levadas failure to confirm Catholic doctrine regarding the impossibility of women priests whether due to his own decision or to deliberate bureaucratic strangulation there is no Catholic option but to keep fighting to break through.
310 - Jun 2008 - Human Rights: China: Olympic rings - or shackles?, Babette Francis
Hong Kong Catholic dioceses Justice and Peace Commission (JPC) and Commission of Labour Affairs as well as the Union of Hong Kong Catholic Organizations in Support of the Patriotic Democratic Movement in China joined six Protestant groups: Christians for Hong Kong Society Christian Industrial Committee Christian Institute Christian Patriotic Democratic Movement Student Christian Movement and Womens Christian Council in a letter calling for the release of human rights activist Hu Jia jailed for writing on the internet criticising mainland authorities.
311 - Jun 2008 - News: The Church Around the World
They call on all MPs to listen calmly and rationally to the voice of conscience and on all men and women of good will to reject abortion and choose life.
312 - May 2008 - Books: NEWMAN'S APPROACH TO KNOWLEDGE by Laurence Richardson, Philip Trower
His purpose he tells us somewhere was to help devout Christian women defend their beliefs against atheist bullies by showing that there is more than one way of reasoning and that certainty is attainable in both.
313 - May 2008 - Youth: Eucharistic devotions: revival in Melbourne, Br Barry Coldrey
In modern times among the apostles of perpetual adoration for the laity none has had a more lasting influence than St Peter Julian Eymard who founded the Blessed Sacrament Fathers in Paris in 1854 and two years later in association with Marguerite Guillot he established the Servants of the Blessed Sacrament a contemplative congregation for women.
314 - May 2008 - Magisterium: When is it infallible?, John Young
When the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith was asked about the status of the decision that the Church has no power to ordain women to the priesthood it replied that it is infallible by the infallibility of the ordinary and universal Magisterium (Reply to dubium LOsservatore Romano English edition 22 November 1995).
315 - May 2008 - Green sisters: New-look US religious: Al Gore's latest 'eco-justice' disciples, AD2000 REPORT
According to a recent feature in the US religious weekly National Catholic Reporter (22 February 2008) large numbers of progressive women religious across North America are embracing environmental issues as the prime focus of their ministry.
316 - Apr 2008 - Books: THE ENEMY WITHIN: Radical Feminism in the Christian Churches, Catherine Sheehan
She writes that feminism wages war on femininity and unwittingly labours toward a total victory of men over women.
317 - Apr 2008 - Books: REDEEMING GRIEF: Abortion and Its Pain, by Anne Lastman, Charles Francis
Anne has now treated more than l000 patients mainly women but some men also.
318 - Apr 2008 - Letters: Binding document - On Ordinatio Sacerdotalis responsum ad dubium (1995), George Simpson
GEORGE SIMPSON North Blackburn Vic On Ordinatio Sacerdotalis Responsum ad Dubium Sacred Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith October 28 1995 Dubium: Whether the teaching that the Church has no authority whatsoever to confer priestly ordination on women which is presented in the Apostolic Letter Ordinatio Sacerdotalis to be held definitively is to be understood as belonging to the deposit of faith.
319 - Apr 2008 - Adult education: Sydney's Centre for Thomistic Studies, Donald G. Boland
Cardinal George Pell has described the Centre for Thomistic Studies as a superb example of the initiative of laymen and women in promoting the study and understanding of philosophy and theology under the wise guidance of St Thomas Aquinas adding that it made a valuable contribution to the life of the Church in this city and that he was happy to be known as a supporter of the Centre.
320 - Apr 2008 - Church law: Conciliar decrees: what authority do they have?, Frank Mobbs
Bishops must not ordain clergy of another diocese must not have women in their houses not even a female slave.
321 - Apr 2008 - Timor L'Este: Salesians continue to offer more hope in East Timor, Br Michael Lynch SDB
The Salesian Sisters Womens Training Centre at Fuiloro caters for 100 women aged 19-26 from the villages.
322 - Apr 2008 - WYDSYD08: World Youth Day Sydney: look for the wider trend, Joanna Bogle
Of course this means that there are some things they have scarcely seen at all things that vanished for good or ill forty years ago: women wearing hats in church for example or the use of beautifully-bound missals and prayer-books among the congregation.
323 - Apr 2008 - Progress report: AD2000's worldwide outreach via the Internet, Francis Young
The most viewed pages usually include Church history in the world and Australia philosophers such as Augustine Aquinas and Jacques Maritain saints and inspirational churchmen and women Catholic demographics Catholic education Liturgy Church architecture and a large spread of homilies and book reviews.
324 - Apr 2008 - News: The Church Around the World
Schools were also told not to support charities that promote or fund pro-choice policies singling out Amnesty International - which is in favour of abortion for women who have been raped in war zones.
325 - Mar 2008 - Vocations: The priesthood: a special relationship with Christ, Fr Pat Stratford
I believe that for the last 20 years almost all presentation on vocations to the priesthood in our secondary schools has focused on the possibility of married priests and the ordination of women.
326 - Mar 2008 - News: The Church Around the World
The total number of surgical abortions among women aged 15-44 declined from 1.
327 - Feb 2008 - Reflection: Devotion to Our Lady: eclipse and revival, Br Barry Coldrey
In Our Ladys apparitions there is not the slightest mention of the soft-Left political issues which distract the minds of many educated Catholics; not the slightest suggestion that the Churchs moral teachings require revision; nor any hint that suitably-qualified women should become priests.
328 - Feb 2008 - Books: WHEN MIGHT BECOMES HUMAN RIGHT:Essays on Democracy and the Crisis of Rationality, Tim Cannon
For example advocates of the right of gay men and women to raise children argue that since the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights states that all men and women have the right to marry and found a family laws which restrict marriage and child-rearing to heterosexual couples contravene the rights of gay men and women.
329 - Feb 2008 - Letters: Poor communication, Don Gaffney
When Bishop Morris appeared in the Courier Mail wishing for the right to ordain women as priests I wrote to him that surely the Church had always taught that this was an impossibility and this teaching had been repeated definitively by John Paul II and restated by Benedict XVI.
330 - Feb 2008 - What the social reign of Christ means today, Bishop Peter Elliott
Men and women leave the security of our rich society and give and give living the Eucharistic mystery in self-expenditure for the sake of the Kingdom all for the sake of those humble ones.
331 - Feb 2008 - News: The Church Around the World
Archbishop Hart to priests: be at one with the Church In his address at a meeting of the Melbourne Council of Priests on 11 December 2007 Archbishop Denis Hart referred to a recent petition (including a call for women priests) that had been circulated - and even promoted - in a number of parishes.
332 - Dec 2007 - Books: THE CATHOLIC PRIESTHOOD AND WOMEN by Sara Butler MSBT, Paul Woodbury
THE CATHOLIC PRIESTHOOD AND WOMEN A Guide to the Teaching of the Church by Sara Butler MSBT (Hillenbrand Books 2007 122pp $37.
333 - Dec 2007 - Books: JESUS, THE APOSTLES AND THE EARLY CHURCH by Pope Benedict XVI, Tim Cannon
Redemptive work Benedict shows that these men and women to whom the guardianship of the faith had been entrusted were generally unremarkable and subject to the very same human foibles we experience in our own lives.
334 - Dec 2007 - Letters: Dissent, Brian Bibby
The NCP lobbied the Vatican by letter asking amongst other things that the ban on married priests and women priests be lifted and also for a change in the leadership of the Church in Australia to make it more collegial.
335 - Dec 2007 - News: The Church Around the World
The Dominicans propose that in the absence of a priest a person chosen from a community should preside over the celebration of the Mass: Whether they be men or women homo- or heterosexual married or unmarried is irrelevant.
336 - Nov 2007 - Reflection: Benedict XVI on Sunday Mass: 'not a command, but an inner necessity', Pope Benedict XVI
Let us thank the Lord for giving us men and women in every century who have left all else behind for his sake and have thus become radiant signs of his love.
337 - Nov 2007 - Letters: Petition
It was most disappointing that he should have taken this action given that the petition among other things calls on the Australian Bishops to (4) Encourage a wide-ranging discussion of the role of women in ministry and in the authority structures of the Church including the question of womens ordination.
338 - Nov 2007 - Ora et labora: How monastic hospitality can strengthen one's faith, Br Barry Coldrey CFC
The stay can be also a vital opportunity for young men and women considering a religious vocation.
339 - Oct 2007 - Reflection: Archbishop Hickey on the Christian concept of marriage, Archbishop Barry Hickey
Sociologists offer reasons for high marriage breakdowns as the pace and stress of modern life the disappearance of the extended family unemployment and poverty changing roles of men and women and so on.
340 - Oct 2007 - More of the same: Retired Sydney bishop calls for a radical overhaul of the Catholic faith, Michael Gilchrist
As for women priests the Bishop remains unimpressed by the arguments put forward to claim that women cannot be ordained to the priesthood .
341 - Sep 2007 - News: The Church Around the World
She has even announced that Amnesty will now take action in regard to Nigeria where women seeking abortions can face severe punishment and in Latin American countries where even women with life-threatening medical problems can be denied abortions .
342 - Aug 2007 - Letters: Catholic politicians, Patricia Halligan
The situation in regard to the leadership qualities of so-called Catholic politicians may look pretty bleak at the moment but I feel that there is great hope for the future of Australia if there are young men and women coming up through the professions with such a depth of devotion and knowledge of their faith as Marcel and others so clearly have.
343 - Aug 2007 - News: The Church Around the World
US Bishops Letter on why no women priests Bishop John Steinbock of Fresno issued a pastoral letter in June reiterating Church teaching on the impossibility of women priests.
344 - Aug 2007 - University: Australian Catholic students' conference: 'an inspiring experience', Br Barry Coldrey
Over three hundred young men and women from all states of Australia tertiary students and workers gathered to pray inspire and celebrate their faith at the 2007 Australian Catholic Students Association Conference (ACSA).
345 - Jul 2007 - Poetry: A legacy of virtue: the remarkable Craig sisters, Fr John Lea McDaniels FSSP
With first Delia and now Marion gone we are left to ponder a world without two very virtuous very inspiring Catholic women.
346 - Jun 2007 - Books: EDITH STEIN, WOMAN OF PRAYER: Her Life and Ideals, by Joanne Mosley, Tim Cannon
She struggles to cope with the rigorous demands of working life suffers disappointments in her academic career and is frustrated at the social barriers which prevent women from fulfilling their potential as members of society.
347 - Jun 2007 - Obituary: Bill Daly RIP: fearless defender of Catholic orthodoxy in Australia, Fr James Tierney
The first ever and as it has turned out the only ever conference of the Confraternity of Christian Doctrine for all the dioceses of NSW (to which Canberra and Goulburn was attached) was convened by the Archdiocesan CCD of Sydney at Santa Sophia Womens College at Sydney University during the last week of the August 1974 school holidays.
348 - Jun 2007 - Obituary: A tribute to natural family planning pioneer, Dr John Billings, RIP, Msgr Peter J. Elliott
Yet it was in this confused and divisive world that John Billings offered hope to men and women.
349 - Jun 2007 - News: The Church Around the World
Justice Kennedy cited medical testimony that the partial-birth procedure is never medically necessary to save the life of a mother and said there was medical disagreement whether the Acts prohibition would ever impose significant health risks on women.
350 - May 2007 - Letters: Ecumenical councils, Peter D. Howard
Further this leads to the understanding of the irrevocable nature of Ordinatio Sacerdotalis (the impossibility of women priests) about which Bishop Morris of Toowoomba (February AD2000) also appears oblivious.
351 - May 2007 - Vocations: New religious communities flourishing in the United States, Fr James Lloyd
The new nun Many of the single Catholic young women of my world who are daily communicants and who have great love of the Lord show utterly no interest in joining these liberated religious groups.
352 - May 2007 - News: The Church Around the World
German law requires counselling before a woman has an abortion and German clergy considered the program provided a way to persuade women not to have one.
353 - Apr 2007 - Books: The Way of Love: Reflections on Deus Caritas Est, Livio Melina and Carl Anderson, Tim Cannon
This inspirational collection of essays expertly reveals the wealth of theological and spiritual insight contained in Pope Benedict XVIs first encyclical and offers its own unique insights into the nature and implications of the universal vocation of Christian men and women: the call to love.
354 - Apr 2007 - 'Equal opportunity' legislation threatens Christian teachings, Babette Francis
In 1980 when Mr Ellicott Australias Attorney General during the Fraser Government signed the Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) at the United Nations Mid-Decade for Women Conference in Copenhagen I and a few members of Endeavour Forum were the only Australians to protest against our country adopting this Treaty.
355 - Mar 2007 - Books: The Glory of These Forty Days, by Fr James Tolhurst, Michael Gilchrist
For example in Fr Tolhursts latest book the readings for the Easter Vigil include the Gospel of Mark (16:1-8) and its account of the women at the tomb who find the stone rolled back and an angel who tells them You seek Jesus of Nazareth the crucified.
356 - Mar 2007 - Letters: Leadership needed, Anne Lastman
the women who refuse to believe the pill has been declared to be the number one carcinogen by WHO.
357 - Mar 2007 - Letters: Abortion counselling, Frank Bellet
I believe the pro-abortion groups (it is inaccurate to describe them as pro-choice) are quite happy to support the idea that abortion clinics will pass out unbiased information but contrary to their self-proclaimed name of pro-choice they do not want women to have the choice of counselling from those with the opposite view.
358 - Mar 2007 - Letters: Modesty of dress, Greg Byrne
Some women who receive Holy Communion or even distribute it would be a sensation down in Acland Street if they went there straight from Mass.
359 - Mar 2007 - Letters: Null and void, Fr. G.H. Duggan SM
It was a surprise to read in the February AD2000 that the Bishop of Toowoomba has suggested that the shortage of priests of crisis proportions in some dioceses including his own could be met by the ordination of women.
360 - Mar 2007 - Survey of Catholic teachers
Women (at 74 percent) were over-represented among the teachers whose average age was 46 compared with 53 for all Mass- attenders.
361 - Mar 2007 - Leadership: The scandal of Australia's anti-life Catholic politicians, Marcel White
Senator Claire Moore for example admits in a newspaper profile Ive been involved in pro-choice groups and womens groups for a long time.
362 - Mar 2007 - Catholicism flourishes in South Korea, Richard Stokes
People dont kneel they dont eat meat on Friday (by order of the bishops) women cover their heads in church they bow instead of genuflecting and wear their Sunday best even during the week - no one ever turned up in jeans or shorts.
363 - Mar 2007 - Sandhurst: Goddess worship at Victorian education conference?, Michael Gilchrist
I hear Gaia speaking quietly and forcefully through many women these days .
364 - Feb 2007 - Books: SPIRITUAL DIRECTION: Who Is It For and What Are Its Benefits?, Michael Gilchrist
His book is based on practical experience in providing spiritual direction for the young men and women in Sydney who set aside one or two years to help parishes establish youth groups or help Catholic schools run retreats.
365 - Feb 2007 - Letters: Root Cause, Marie Kennedy
If women use birth control pills implants IUDs and injectibles to kill the embryo in the womb why shouldnt scientists be permitted to kill or clone human embryos in the laboratory?
366 - Feb 2007 - Priesthood: Orthodox priests in a divided Church, Fr John Trigilio
Faculty members who hoped the reforms of Vatican II would lead to further and more revolutionary changes (priestly celibacy womens ordination etc) were hoping that Paul VIs successor would open the doors and not just the windows (as did John XXIII).
367 - Feb 2007 - News: The Church Around the World
Several responses have been discussed internationally nationally and locally: ordaining married single or widowed men who are chosen and endorsed by their local parish community; welcoming former priests married or single back to active ministry; ordaining women married or single; recognising Anglican Lutheran and Uniting Church Orders.
368 - Dec 2006 - Reflection: Jesus' law of love and the Ten Commandments, Fr Dennis Byrnes
We live in the age of rights: human rights womens rights childrens rights social rights.
369 - Dec 2006 - Books: COME, LORD JESUS:Reflections on the Advent and Christmas Seasons, James Tolhurst, Michael Gilchrist
They are supported by the teachings of the Church as well as from the writings of many holy men and women down through the ages.
370 - Dec 2006 - Catechesis of the Good Shepherd: the Montessori method for RE, Anne Delsorte
Together these two women began to make materials to put before the children.
371 - Nov 2006 - Letters: Translation hang-up, Fran Swindale
Try a little reading about Lydia Nympha Phoebe Prisca Junia Julia Nereus Ammia Quintilla and Perpetua to mention a few women in the New Testament.
372 - Nov 2006 - Brisbane Archdiocese: inclusive language in the liturgy continues, Michael Apthorp
Did ancient militias include women?
373 - Nov 2006 - Books: Is the Catholic Church in Australia 'lost'?, Michael Gilchrist
Subjects not given in-depth treatment such as the corruption and disintegration of much of religious life the inroads of radical feminism through bodies like Women and the Australian Church the extent to which pantheistic nature worship and neo-paganism have infected Church organisations the decline of the Catholic hospital system or on a positive note the Churchs many new movements and successful religious communities could have been given separate chapters.
374 - Nov 2006 - England: British Catholicism's dark night of the soul
In 1982 100 women entered convents; by 2000 this fell to 22.
375 - Nov 2006 - News: The Church Around the World
lsquo;But what it the world needs more than anything else is holiness - holy men and women who love Jesus Christ and Gods Word more than they love their own careers and agendasrsquo;.
376 - Nov 2006 - Education: The Spirit of Generation Y: the challenge for Catholic schools, Cardinal George Pell
Another historically significant finding is that young women are no more religious than young men.
377 - Oct 2006 - Books: ARMS OF LOVE by Carmen Marcoux, Jacinta Cummins
Older women may find the book a bit naiuml;ve and even implausible and might benefit more from other offerings on the subject such as Mary Beth Bonnaccis Real Love: The Ultimate Dating Marriage and Sex Question Book (also available from AD Books) as it deals with specific issues about sexuality and relationships rather than overall concepts such as courtship and chastity.
378 - Oct 2006 - Letters: Abortion and health insurance discounts, Robert Bom
Women of child bearing age in Switzerland who are pro-life and refuse abortions now have access to discount health insurance policies.
379 - Oct 2006 - University: Campion College: a pioneer in Australian higher education, Stephen McInerny
To give an example: take a stroll around the beautiful wooded grounds in a typical week at the College and you will find young men and women reading the Great Books.
380 - Oct 2006 - Benedict XVI interviewed by German journalists
Holy Father women are very active in many different areas of the Catholic Church.
381 - Oct 2006 - Spanish bishops attack false theologies, AD2000 Report
These groups whose common characteristic is that of dissent have expressed themselves in public statements in favour of communal absolution and womens ordination and have misrepresented the true meaning of marriage by proposing and practising the blessing of unions between homosexual persons.
382 - Oct 2006 - News: The Church Around The World
Catholic World News Survey: most women want abortion risks facts A new American survey has found that women want to be thoroughly informed of all possible risks associated with elective medical procedures not least with abortions.
383 - Oct 2006 - Generation Y: New survey confirms low belief and practice levels of young Catholics, Michael Gilchrist
In fact most recent research has shown that young women are no more religious than men on most measures.
384 - Sep 2006 - Books: William Bernard Ullathorne: A Different Kind of Monk, by Judith Champ, Michael Gilchrist
Among Ullathornes achievements in Australia was his early advocacy of womens religious life as an antidote to the poisonous impact of the convict culture on women.
385 - Sep 2006 - History: The Counter Reformation and the Jesuits, John Morrissey
Neverthless the Protestant ideal for women as subject wives in godly households denied them some previous modes of religious experience: saintly widows Catholic saints nuns and the association with Marian cults.
386 - Sep 2006 - USA: Liberal Christianity goes into meltdown, Charlotte Allen
It doesnt help matters that the mainline churches were pioneers in ordaining women to the clergy to the point that 25 percent of all Episcopal priests these days are female as are 29 percent of all Presbyterian pastors according to the two churches.
387 - Sep 2006 - Conscience: AD2000 interviews Cardinal Pell, Cardinal George Pell
A faulty notion of conscience would enable them to pick and choose far beyond Fr Martins dissent on contraception homosexual activity and women priests.
388 - Aug 2006 - Books: In This Vale of Tears (Winterbine Trilogy), by Gerard Charles Wilson, Michael Gilchrist
It shows how seemingly devout sensible religious women could be gradually attracted to un-Christian ideas.
389 - Aug 2006 - Letters: Pregnancy Support, Robert Bom
The future does not look good for women who want a baby and need counselling if radical feminists achieve their aims.
390 - Aug 2006 - Scripture and Tradition: sources of divine revelation, Fr G.H. Duggan SM
Women priests In our own day John Paul II settled the dispute about the ordination of women to the priesthood in the same way.
391 - Aug 2006 - Does Wollongong's Catholic Education Office endorse dissent?, AD2000 Report
In his 1993 book titled A New Vision of Religious Education: Theory History Practice and Spirituality for DREs Catechists and Teachers Treston asserted that the Christian Churches reflecting the sexual patterns of the cultural environment have engaged in institutionalised discrimination against women through their structures and ministry (p.
392 - Aug 2006 - Priesthood: Promoting vocations in the Melbourne Archdiocese, Fr Anthony Denton
A surprising number of young women have also been in contact with me through the Vocations Office enquiring into the options for religious life in Melbourne.
393 - Aug 2006 - News: The Church Around the World
Catholic News Agency Prospects for ecumenism with Anglicans recede Englands leading Catholic prelate said that unity between the Catholic and Anglican churches would be out of reach if the Church of England went forward with plans to ordain women as bishops.
394 - Jul 2006 - Books: Hell and Other Destinations, by Piers Paul Read, Francis Phillips
A 1997 article Screwtape Returns amusingly demonstrates the perennial possibilities of this form of satire: Express reservations about the Pope Speak out in favour of women priests Avoid saying the rosary Go easy on the veneration of the Saints.
395 - Jul 2006 - Letters: Degrees of Homosexuality, Vincent Bemowski
Some women who have a domineering father will only be attracted to those of their own sex because they have learned not to respect men.
396 - Jul 2006 - Internet pornography: raising the alarm, Fr Stephen J. Rossetti
Men and women pose for these pictures.
397 - Jul 2006 - New Vatican document emphasises centrality of marriage and family, AD2000 Report
6 percent of children were born to single women or unmarried couples.
398 - Jul 2006 - Evangelisation: Strong leadership: US bishop Robert Finn shows how, AD2000 Report
But there is no doubt in my mind that God is still calling men and women to this community life.
399 - Jul 2006 - News: The Church Around the World
Catholic News Agency Benedict XVI calls for reform in religious life In a strongly worded statement in May to about 1500 leaders of religious orders Benedict XVI called for strong leadership initiatives to help men and women religious survive in uneasy times characterised by multiple snares.
400 - Jul 2006 - Salesian Missions: Church protects the victims of Timor violence, Br Michael Lynch
Sr Alexandrina a Salesian Sister who runs a training centre for women will be in Australia during July 2006 mainly in the Melbourne area.
401 - Jun 2006 - Reflection: Pentecost, launching of the Church, Cardinal Francis Arinze
They stayed in the Upper Room and joined in continuous prayer together with several women including Mary the mother of Jesus and with his brothers (Acts 1: 14).
402 - Jun 2006 - Letters: Victory?
One of the great positives of recent times has been the long overdue move towards much-needed and deserved womens rights particularly in the work place.
403 - Jun 2006 - Is dialogue possible between Christians and Muslims?, Cardinal George Pell
The caliph in Andalusia maintained an army of tens of thousands of Christian slaves from all over Europe and also kept a harem of captured Christian women.
404 - Jun 2006 - Education: Why do CEOs use Groome's RE method?, AD2000 Report
After suggesting St Pauls writings contain contradictory state- ments reflecting the struggle of these traditions Sr Fiedler adds Jesus in the gospel represented the egalitarian ideal emphasising love and ministerial service rather than law and tradition Eacute; Since he never ordained anyone - male or female - to a ministerial priesthood as we understand it today his counter- cultural attitude toward gender roles suggests that he intended women to minister in the community as the equals of men (p.
405 - Jun 2006 - The Da Vinci Code: did the Church vilify Mary Magdalene?, Frank Mobbs
According to Sheehan the Church adopted a policy of discrediting Mary Magdalene in order to keep women subordinate to men.
406 - Jun 2006 - News: The Church Around the World
In seeking to bring the fullness of Christianity to students it has helped inspire at least 67 men to enter seminaries and 25 women to enter religious life.
407 - May 2006 - Letters: Bigotry, Maureen Federico
And so it follows with their pro-abortion compliance same sex marriages women priests and any other anomalies they can think up.
408 - May 2006 - Letters: Adoption - our experience, Bella and Leon Voesenek
We exhort the women who are pregnant to consider this very seriously.
409 - May 2006 - Vocations: Can religious life be rebuilt in Australia?, Sr Mary Augustine OP
Tracey Rowlands lovely article about the extraordinary success story of the Dominicans of St Cecilia Nashville Tennessee is an important reminder that all is not lost and that Gods call to serve Him in the Religious Life is still being heard by significant numbers of young women in some parts of the world.
410 - May 2006 - Benedict's first twelve months: 'We Are Church' delivers its verdict, Michael Gilchrist
Sr Howarth insisted that Christians in the whole world expect answers that are humane on questions concerning justice and peace the inter-religious dialogue and ecumenism the position of women in Church sexual ethics and the world-wide lack of priests.
411 - May 2006 - News: The Church Around the World
He also reached out to women who have had abortions because of pressure from society or a lack of alternatives saying he wished to convey to them a message of hope and he expressed his support for crisis pregnancy centres that provide pregnant women with alternatives.
412 - Apr 2006 - Letters: Religious life, Barbara Chigwidden
These heroic women completely trusting in the Providence of God have founded a community in our tiny town.
413 - Apr 2006 - Letters: Inclusive language, Ottavio Kos
If he doesnt like the inclusive language in his own Archdiocese of Hobart let him come over and join the women and men of the great family of humankind in one parish of the Melbourne Archdiocese.
414 - Apr 2006 - Letters: Anti-life politicians, Robert Bom
At the next Federal election we need to take stock and remove from the market place the politicians who encouraged women to increase the rate of abortions.
415 - Apr 2006 - News: The Church Around the World
Catholic World News Religious orders key to spiritual reform Pope Benedict XVI is seeking to revitalise the faith life of the Church a spiritual reform that must begin with the worlds men and women religious said Archbishop Franc Rode head of the Vatican office that oversees religious orders.
416 - Apr 2006 - Conscience: Dissenters' appeal to Rome 'a real hoot' says Cardinal Pell, Michael Gilchrist
reiterated traditional teachings on matters such as contraception the family abortion and so on seemingly without listening to what an increasing number of women may have to say on these issues or taking into account recent developments in the understanding of human sexuality and fertility and the crisis of overpopulation.
417 - Mar 2006 - Books: 'The Case For Marriage' by Linda J. Waite and Maggie Gallagher, Kerrie Allen
Available from AD Books) The Case for Marriage provides the solid research facts about why marriage is a social good more than just sex - and why sex is better in marriage - and why marriage is good for men and women as it is for children.
418 - Mar 2006 - Letters: Gender neutral, P.F. Gill
I am looking forward to Easter to see how the Women Of Jerusalem fare and whether they too are given a non-gender specific identity.
419 - Mar 2006 - Letters: New Age, Richard Congram
Wanda Skowronskas article on the danger of New Age paganism (February AD2000) prompted me to visit the Womenspace website.
420 - Mar 2006 - The distribution of Holy Communion past and present: an historical survey, Fr Sebastian Camilleri OFM
In times of necessity on account of the shortage or non-availability of priests such ministers men and women (including members of religious orders) may assist in distributing Holy Communion to the congregation during weekly and Sunday Masses and to sick or infirm people in hospitals or homes who are unable to receive Communion in churches.
421 - Mar 2006 - Vocations: Dominican Sisters: religious vocations continue to rise in Nashville, Tracey Rowland
The Congregation of St Cecilia based in Nashville Tennessee is a community of well-educated women about 260 in all who run academic institutions across the United States but particularly in the southern states.
422 - Mar 2006 - Archbishop Hickey: how to address the crisis of faith, Archbishop Barry Hickey
They held that the policies of the Vatican recent episcopal appointments and the influence of backroom conservatives are the reasons why the advances inspired by Vatican II have stalled: in the enculturation of the liturgy; in the participation of the laity especially of women; in the decision-making processes of the Church; in the ordination of married men and in moderating the law of celibacy; in a renewed understanding of human sexuality and in the inclusion of minority lifestyles in the Eucharist.
423 - Mar 2006 - News: The Church Around the World
The Pope called on the seminarians to use their formative years to take advantage of every opportunity to bear effective witness to the Gospel among the men and women of our time.
424 - Feb 2006 - Letters: All Saints Day (letter), M & L Morrissey
The Catholic Church asks us to venerate the holy men and women who have helped to develop it with their blood their labour and their virtues.
425 - Feb 2006 - New Age paganism's creeping influence within the Church, Wanda Skowronska
In the latest newsletter from the Four Winds website advertising the womens centre in Brisbane called Womenspace where talk of Gaia the earth goddess is commonplace there was a course advertised for 3-4 December 2005 called Singing the Chakras: Finding the goddess to be run by an Anique Radiant Heart who is called a priestess of the goddess.
426 - Feb 2006 - Education: Catholic Church and her schools face a 'wake-up call', Bishop Geoffrey Jarrett
You are the men and women who participate in a stable way in his apostolic responsibility to hand on the faith once delivered to the saints and to call forth from among the young a new generation of saints and apostles to continue the Churchs mission.
427 - Feb 2006 - News: The Church Around the World
Female Anglican bishops and threats of schism Although several Anglican communities have expressed their rejection of the proposal a number of Anglican bishops have said they plan to go ahead with a proposal at the next General Synod to allow women to be ordained bishops.
428 - Dec 2005 - Reflection: Journey of the Magi and the search for truth, Cardinal George Pell
There is an epiphany of the Saviour for every type of person: shepherds magi men women the righteous (Simeon and Anna).
429 - Dec 2005 - Books: Good News About Sex And Marriage, by Christopher West, Kerrie Allen
This book truly brings good news to all men and women and would make a wonderful present in a world hungering for truth particularly in the area of marriage preparation.
430 - Dec 2005 - Books: The Cube and the Cathedral, by George Weigel, John Ballantyne
He further reminds us that the heart of culture is cult - what men and women cherish honor and worship (p.
431 - Dec 2005 - Formation: St John Vianney's blueprint for the priesthood back in favour, Fr John Cihak
He recruited two young women of the parish and sent them at his own expense to be trained as school teachers.
432 - Dec 2005 - News: The Church Around the World
Its just silly to tell educated people that not only are women ineligible for Orders but that its almost a sin to even think about it.
433 - Nov 2005 - Letters: Example needed, Betty Griffin
Subsequently I heard a priest criticise the way some women dress at Catholic weddings.
434 - Nov 2005 - National Press Club: Cardinal George Pell on the dictatorship of relativism, Cardinal George Pell
Jesus said I am the Truth and for this he and countless good men and women lived and died.
435 - Oct 2005 - Books: A Beautiful Story to be Told: The Legion of Mary in Oceania 1932-2005, Michael Gilchrist
Here was history of the Legion of Mary as an eminent part of the Australian and Pacific Catholic Church during the twentieth century the story of men and women legionaries of Mary who made this possible.
436 - Oct 2005 - Society: The latest marriage statistics: implications, Zenit News Agency
From 1970 to 2004 the annual number of marriages per 1000 adult women in the United States plunged by nearly 50 per cent.
437 - Aug 2005 - Letters: Dissenter's manifesto (letter), Imelda Aslett
Gartland (June AD2000) refers to the promotion within our ranks of a recent publication Priests in Love advertised as a major Australian study of Catholic priests and their intimate relationships with men and women.
438 - Aug 2005 - Anglican update: an orthodox fight-back, Fr Christopher Seton
When the General Synod set up a Commission to look into the consecration of women to the episcopate it occurred to no one that natural justice might dictate that a token member of our constituency really ought to be a member.
439 - Aug 2005 - International poll underlines growing secularist challenge, Michael Gilchrist
Women more religious On the question of the importance of religion in ones life (combining very with somewhat important) the figure for women was 62 per cent compared with men at 47 per cent.
440 - Aug 2005 - Campus Life: Cardinal Pell's program for a Catholic culture at Sydney's universities, Stephen Lawrence
In 2004 following the International Youth Forum Witnessing to Christ in the University run by the Pontifical Council for the Laity which placed high emphasis on the need of human formation for young people while at university the University of Sydney chaplaincy has been running formation days for both men and women on such topics as living in the world as a Christian and the call to holiness.
441 - Jul 2005 - Society: Catholics must play an active role in public life, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput OFM Cap
What we believe about God shapes how we think about men and women.
442 - Jul 2005 - Christianity: Church challenges secular culture of Europe, Peter Westmore
Following clear evidence that IVF was being used indiscriminately including on women aged over 60 a law was drafted by the Italian Government and passed by the Italian Parliament restricting access to IVF and associated procedures.
443 - Jun 2005 - Letters: Revolt manifesto, P. Gartland
Women men priests and laity should all participate equally in the life of the Church and decide matters of faith and morals at the grass roots.
444 - Jun 2005 - Letters: New Pope, Deidre Lyra
Then there was speculation about his successor with dissenters hopes for changes in Church teachings on life issues sexuality women clergy homosexuality contraception or abortion granted prominence.
445 - Jun 2005 - Mother Teresa's legacy continued at Georgetown University, Peter Reynolds
These are the men and women like you and me living and dying in desperate conditions.
446 - Jun 2005 - News: The Church Around the World
Kurt Entsminger President of CareNet said that the new proposal embraces the women facing an unplanned pregnancy and offers them support and critical information about positive alternatives to abortion.
447 - May 2005 - St Patrick's Church, Soho Square, a spiritual oasis in London, Tess Livingstone
The outreach and evangelisation side of the program sees the students serving dinner to and praying with anything from 30 to 50 homeless men and women during Open House every Tuesday night and spending several hours a week on the surrounding streets evangelising those working in and visiting the Soho area.
448 - May 2005 - The Da Vinci Code and the itching ears syndrome, John Young
Most Scripture scholars see Mary Magdalene Mary of Bethany and the penitent sinner as three different women.
449 - May 2005 - News: The Church Around the World
Fr Pavone recalled how the late Cardinal OConnors call to set up a community of religious women dedicated to pro-life work received hundreds of responses.
450 - Apr 2005 - Reflection: Pope John Paul II: 'In the risen Christ all creation rises to new life', Pope John Paul II
The amazed surprise of the Apostles and the women who rushed to the tomb at sunrise becomes the shared experience of the whole People of God which hands on to the younger generation the certitude that is basic to our lives: Christ is risen and in him all creation rises to new life.
451 - Apr 2005 - Letters: Pregnancy Assistance, Brian A. Peachey
Your report Sydney Archdiocese program offers alternative to abortion (February AD2000) states that the program is new to Australia and only the third in the world to provide support to pregnant women who are contemplating abortion.
452 - Apr 2005 - 'Flying bishops' consecrated for orthodox Anglicans, Fr Nigel Zimmerman
(FIF is a traditionalist organisation created to protect and minister to Anglicans who in conscience cannot recognise the ordination of women as priests and are no longer in full communion with bishops who have broken Catholic faith and order).
453 - Apr 2005 - News: The Church Around the World
Currently Poland allows abortion if pregnancy results from rape for children with a malformation or for women in situations where continuance of the pregnancy may pose a grave health risk.
454 - Apr 2005 - Australia prepares for World Youth Day 2005 in Cologne, AD2000 Report
He sees many of these young men and women as the future leaders of the Church in Melbourne: so far from the direct WYD experience there have been eight marriages five vocations to the priesthood and many inquiries about religious vocations.
455 - Mar 2005 - Adult Education: Sydney Centre for Thomistic Studies continues a great teacher's legacy, Audrey English
To make the light of philosophy shine in the lives of thousands of ordinary men and women was the vision which inspired him.
456 - Mar 2005 - Dissent: Notes from a theology unit at Australian Catholic University
Women should be encouraged into the priesthood.
457 - Mar 2005 - News: The Church Around the World
Based on a fee of $45 for 30 seconds of television airtime the foundation needs up to $10000 to continue its work in educating the general public on the truth about abortion and its devastating effects on women.
458 - Feb 2005 - Books: Rise, Let Us Be On Our Way, by John Paul II, Richard Egan
This is only one of many references to the saints and to the Holy Fathers vivid sense of communion with these holy men and women.
459 - Feb 2005 - Marriage: Why gay marriage is a self-contradiction, Peter Reynolds
Men and women are different.
460 - Feb 2005 - Events: Thomas More Centre to host US publisher dedicated to Catholic social teachings, Anthony Cappello
The following morning Johns wife Randa will speak at the National Civic Council Womens Breakfast on the topic The Public Image of Women: Expectation or Exploitation.
461 - Feb 2005 - Timor Leste: Australia and East Timor: a Timorese Salesian Brother's impressions, Br Marcal Lopes
Our daily diet consisted of leaves collected by the women and boiled into a sort of soup together with some corn.
462 - Feb 2005 - News: The Church Around the World
Archbishop Hope considered the second most important man in the Anglican Church in England said the fundamental Christian message of the Anglican Church is in danger of being lost because of the differences that have emerged surrounding the ordination of women and especially the ordination of active homosexuals.
463 - Feb 2005 - Appeal: Missionaries' vital role in helping tsunami victims, Peter Westmore
Since 1975 she has transformed the lives of many rural women by means of community development programs initiated by the Assisi farm she founded in Tamil Nadu with assistance from many Australians.
464 - Dec 2004 - Letters: Abortion (letter), Maryse Usher
The truth also begins to liberate post-aborted women: Abortion is a great evil; there are many contributors to each abortion; parents need to seek their forgiveness from God their child and to forgive themselves.
465 - Dec 2004 - Society: American surveys show advantages of sexual abstinence education
For example women who become sexually active in their early teen years are less likely to have stable marriages in their 30s when compared with women who wait.
466 - Dec 2004 - Administration: Cardinal Pell: Church administrators must put Christ's mission first, Cardinal George Pell
It is sometimes said that the Church is not a good employer; that our attitudes towards for example women at work or justice issues in the workplace could be better.
467 - Dec 2004 - News: The Church Around the World
The number of women religious dropped significantly by 9385.
468 - Nov 2004 - Deer Park: Transforming our secular culture: the role of women, Marcia Riordan
Overall women have tended to lose out.
469 - Nov 2004 - Orthodoxy: Anglican Synod 2004: Are liberal Anglicanism's days numbered?, Rev Nigel Zimmerman
The Anglican Church of Australia (ACA) has rejected women bishops.
470 - Nov 2004 - Ad limina: The Pope calls for strong leadership from New Zealand's Bishops, Michael Gilchrist
Religious men and women he said need to be encouraged as they too seek to foster ecclesial communion by their co-operative presence and apostolate in your Dioceses.
471 - Oct 2004 - The Pope's Encyclical on the Eucharist, Sr Mary Augustine OP
In that profound mystery which is the Church the Eucharist that self-emptying sacrifice of Christ represented on the altar throughout history is reflected in a very tangible way by the self-emptying sacrifice of those men and women who throughout the Churchs history have given themselves up to God in close imitation of the Saviours life of poverty chastity and obedience and in union with His redeeming act of love and mercy.
472 - Oct 2004 - Society: Why marriage should receive greater government support, Michael Casanova
At the same time some paradoxical opposites are joined: firstly the biological and psychological diversity of a member of each sex; the making of love with the making of life; the totally faithful love for one person alone with the generous love for many; personal fulfilment with lifelong self-sacrifice; private decision with vital public interest; men and women with mothers and fathers in law - social cohesion at its most challenging!
473 - Oct 2004 - Society: US bishops call on Catholic institutions to oppose culture of death, Patrick Reilly
Several college Web sites refer or link students to organisations including Pro-Choice America Planned Parenthood the National Organisation for Women and the Feminist Majority Foundation.
474 - Oct 2004 - Today's non-practising young Catholics: are Church conservatives to blame?, Michael Gilchrist
Religious life The picture is the same with religious life (both in Australia and the US) where communities with a clear identity strong spiritual formation fidelity to Catholic teachings and obedience to Church authority are attracting significant numbers of young men and women.
475 - Sep 2004 - Books: The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity, by Philip Jenkins, John Barich
The book provides an excellent coverage of the emergent situation but suffers from unexamined theological opinions on such matters as women clergy and the ordination of homosexuals.
476 - Sep 2004 - Letters: Permissiveness, Ena Makaus
So if the fad of the day is to display a maximum amount of skin then young women presumably may attend Holy Mass and go to Holy Communion bikini-clad and young men in short shorts and singlet.
477 - Sep 2004 - Letters: 'King Arthur' an anti-Catholic movie, Fr Brian Harrison
An ostentatiously Catholic landowner of Roman nationality (his teenage son is earmarked to become a bishop) proves to be an enslaver torturer and murderer of innocent pagan British villagers - old men women and children.
478 - Sep 2004 - Sydney Catholic Adult Education Centre courses prove popular, Peter Holmes
Over 180 men and women from 16 to 82 years old from five states and territories have enrolled in over 530 individual courses in our first three terms alone.
479 - Sep 2004 - Pulp Fiction: Religious illiteracy and 'The Da Vinci Code', Fr Martin Tierney
All this makes it highly appealing to those women who have abandoned the Church in droves in recent decades.
480 - Sep 2004 - News: The Church Around the World
Vatican document on feminism On 31 July the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) released a 37-page Letter to the Bishops of the Catholic Church on the Collaboration of Men and Women in the Church and in the World which proposes the Catholic alternative to radical feminism and gender ideology.
481 - Aug 2004 - Reflection: Why teaching in a Catholic school is far more than a profession, Fr Dennis Byrnes
The document elaborates further: The Synod Fathers wish to acknowledge the work of the religious men and women who have laboured generously in the field of Catholic education.
482 - Aug 2004 - The Catholic Church and the Greens: why?, Tony Kearney
Miranda Devine a regular columnist for the Sydney Sun-Herald in March this year quoted Tony Abbott Minister for Health: Why isnt the fact that 100000 women chose to end their pregnancies regarded as a national tragedy?
483 - Aug 2004 - History: Catholic education: triumph over adversity, Cardinal George Pell
Mother Gonzaga Barry of the Loretos was one Mother Xavier Blood of the Ballarat East Mercies was another and in that congregation this tradition was continued by the heads Mothers Bonaventure and Alocoque and then by women such as Mother Marie Therese Morganti and Sisters Clare Forbes and Valda Ward.
484 - Aug 2004 - The morning after pill, Bishop Anthony Fisher
Oddly if you want a milder dose of this potent drug (to take as a contraceptive) you still need a prescription: but if you multiply the dose several times to levels thought risky for some women and deadly for any already-conceived children you can get it over-the-counter in a pharmacy.
485 - Aug 2004 - News: The Church Around the World
What the Virginia legislature has done is a great example for other states to follow in protecting our country from counterfeit marriage said Jan large Concerned Women for Americas chief counsel.
486 - Aug 2004 - Pope's representative reminds Australian religious leaders on liturgy abuses, Archbishop Francesco Canalini
This negative response highlights the challenge facing Australias bishops given that religious men and women play prominent roles in many liturgy bodies.
487 - Jul 2004 - News: The Church Around the World
The commitment of men and women in the institution of marriage and their openness to children is the basis of every society said Bishop Hurley.
488 - Jul 2004 - Feminist 'rituals': no substitute for prayer, Joanna Bogle
A recent report of a meeting of the National Board of Catholic Women in the UK read as follows: A cloth was laid out with various objects on it e.
489 - Jun 2004 - Theology of the Body: Why the silence on the Church's moral teachings?, Audrey Dillon
Ideas about sex are vitally important because they are fundamental to issues like the state of marriage the role of family relations between men and women as well as the myriad of other topics that arise like contraception and pre-marital sex.
490 - Jun 2004 - Marriage: Statistics highlight the precarious state of marriage and family, AD2000 REPORT
Marriage has increasingly been supplanted by cohabitation with the proportion of women under 60 cohabiting more than doubled from 13 percent in 1986 to 28 percent in 2001.
491 - Jun 2004 - News: The Church Around the World
That the Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn establish a Commission for Women to promote the participation of women in the local Church.
492 - May 2004 - Books: AD Books - More new titles for 2004, Anthony Cappello
Connor The holiness herosm and perseverence of the men and women described by Fr.
493 - May 2004 - Letters: Reverence at Mass (letter), Shirley Vaughan
In another parish I asked a group of women inside the church who were discussing refreshments for morning tea to be silent while others were praying and I was told I was not welcome: Go somewhere else for Mass.
494 - May 2004 - Liturgy: Cardinal George of Chicago examines post-Vatican II liturgical reforms, Michael Gilchrist
Pastorally every bishop has been asked: Since we no longer recognise certain saints on the Churchs calendar why cant the Church correct her teaching on sexual morality on womens ordination and on other difficult doctrines?
495 - May 2004 - Church in UK welcomes abortion documentary, Anthony Cappello
Julia Black the producer of My Foetus said that seeing the actual physical reality of abortion would help people fully confront the issue: One in three women in Britain will have an abortion but we continue to shy away from the reality of the procedure.
496 - May 2004 - Australian Bishops' ad limina: strong leadership needed to confront secularism
In proclaiming this hope which springs from the Cross I am confident that you will lead men and women from the shadows of moral confusion and ambiguous thinking into the radiance of Christs truth and love.
497 - Apr 2004 - Books: AD Books - More new titles for 2004
Connor The holiness herosm and perseverence of the men and women described by Fr.
498 - Apr 2004 - Theology: Fr Aidan Nichols to lecture on von Balthasar in Melbourne, Tracey Rowland
His father was a church architect his mother an office bearer in the Swiss League of Catholic Women and his sister Renee was for many years a superior-general of a Franciscan order of nuns.
499 - Apr 2004 - Events: Adore 2004 Youth Eucharistic Congress, Nicole Osmak
On the final day at least fifteen young men and fifteen young women surrendered to God asking Him to reveal to them what plan He had for their lives.
500 - Apr 2004 - National Church Life Survey: church-going declines further, Michael Gilchrist
A similar picture has emerged from the recent research of Professor Denis McLaughlin of Australian Catholic University (McAuley Campus Brisbane) who found that most ACU students (including student teachers) did not accept Church teaching on such areas as abortion contraception the Eucharist and womens ordination.
501 - Apr 2004 - Editorial: The Passion of the Christ: 'Why do you seek the living among the dead?', Michael Gilchrist
As the two angels told the women at Christs empty tomb in Lukes account: Why do you seek the living among the dead?
502 - Mar 2004 - Books: John Henry Newman on the pre-eminent place of the Blessed Virgin in Christianity, Leo Madigan
I particularly liked this one: And to the seemingly harsh words of St Paul: women shall be saved by child-bearing Newman gives a thought-provoking interpretation: in a spiritual reading of the text he understands it to refer implicitly to Marys child-bearing that is through the birth of Christ from Mary which was a blessing as on all mankind so peculiarly upon the women.
503 - Mar 2004 - Letters: Missal (letter), John Rayner
Meanwhile the feminists amongst us have caused the word men to be deleted from this part of the Creed because they say it excludes women and children.
504 - Mar 2004 - HIV/AIDS: A Catholic approach to AIDS: value-based behaviour change, Sr Miriam Duggan
The study found that from the late 1980s to 2001 the number of pregnant women infected with HIV dropped from 21.
505 - Mar 2004 - News: The Church Around the World, AD2000
The report revealed that by age 50 at least 80 percent of women will have acquired genital HPV infection which is responsible for 12000 cases of invasive cervical cancer and 4000 deaths per year.
506 - Mar 2004 - Red Mass Homily: Can Lawyers Be Saints?, Bishop Anthony Fisher
If that is to happen we will need just merciful wise dare I say holy law-makers judges and lawyers - men and women of conscience who will bring their principles to bear in their professional lives.
507 - Feb 2004 - Letters: Fertility rates, Brian Harris
In Spain women average 1.
508 - Feb 2004 - Modern church design: 'Spank the architect!', Paul Mees
This ignored the lived experience of groups as diverse as women migrants and aborigines.
509 - Dec 2003 - Reflection: 'Jesus Christ: the door of our salvation' : the meaning of Christmas, Pope John Paul II
But you never cease to love life; indeed in the mystery of Christmas you come to enlighten peoples minds so that legislators and political leaders men and women of good will may be committed to welcoming human life as a precious gift.
510 - Dec 2003 - Letters: Men at church, Rosanne Turne
Men usually think religion is for women and children.
511 - Dec 2003 - Letters: Voice of the Faithful, St Michael's Group
Some of these include: Women and the Australian Church (WATAC) whose Issues and Concerns include to work to change oppressive Church structures in Church and society and in particular to address the issue of the ordination of women.
512 - Dec 2003 - BOOKS: DANIEL MANNIX : Wit and Wisdom - new edition, Michael Gilchrist
This country would benefit enormously if there were more men and women of his calibre prepared to take on the suffocating constraints of todays political correctness - in some respects even more oppressive than its earlier counterparts.
513 - Dec 2003 - News: The Church Around the World
He then proceeded to illustrate his point by referring to the question of whether women should be ordained to the Catholic priesthood.
514 - Nov 2003 - Books: Built On A Hilltop: Good Shepherd Sisters in WA 1902-2002, by Geraldine Byrne, Anthony Cappello
In this beautifully bound and extensively researched volume entitled Built on a Hilltop the Sisters contribution to women in particular is told.
515 - Nov 2003 - Tattoos and body-piercing: the moral dimension, Fr Peter Joseph
In one tribe of Africa women wear gigantic and heavy ear-rings which change the shape of the ear-lobes.
516 - Nov 2003 - Vocations: Missionaries of God's Love congregation flourishes in Canberra, Mary Pidcock
Recently they held a vocations weekend which was attended by a dozen women in serious discernment.
517 - Nov 2003 - News: The Church Around the World, AD2000
European Parliament rules on male-only Mount Athos Greek Orthodox monks told to admit women to island sanctuary For a thousand years the Greek Orthodox monks of Mount Athos have been praying in quiet and seclusion unmolested by the outside world.
518 - Oct 2003 - Liturgical Time Bombs In Vatican II, by Michael Davies, Michael Gilchrist
He commented: At home it is not only women and children but also fathers of families and young men who come regularly to Mass.
519 - Oct 2003 - Letters: Thomas Groome (letter), Dr Susan Moore
that the Pope is the Vicar of Christ (not the Vicar of the Church); that through apostolic succession the content of divine revelation remains constant for all time; that the ordained priesthood differs significantly from the common priesthood of the faithful; and that Rome has no authority to ordain women as priests.
520 - Oct 2003 - Saints: The Beatification of Mother Teresa of Calcutta
After East Bengal broke away from Pakistan to form Bangladesh Pakistani troops invaded the country in the course of which many thousands of young Bengali women were raped making them outcasts.
521 - Oct 2003 - Ethics: Bishop Fisher and Dr Philip Nitschke in Sydney euthanasia debate, Frank Mobbs
The Chaplaincy today is led by a team of five lay men and women assisted by priests part-time.
522 - Oct 2003 - News: The Church Around the World, AD2000
Catholic World News US Doe and Roe abortion decisions Former plaintiffs appeal for their reversal The two women who were plaintiffs in the Roe and Doe decisions of 1973 in which the US Supreme Court effectively struck down all state laws restricting abortion have now joined in asking the courts to reverse their decisions.
523 - Oct 2003 - Editorial: The role of the Catholic in public life, Peter Westmore
At the same time the Congregation reaffirmed that men and women with homosexual tendencies should be treated with respect and sensitivity with every sign of unjust discrimination in their regard to be avoided.
524 - Sep 2003 - Books: Great books at the best prices!
95 Refractory Men Fanatical Women Edwin Bannon What happened to the priests and religious who opposed the terms of the French Revolutions Civil Constitution of 1791?
525 - Sep 2003 - Letters: Hidden agenda (letter), Dr Arthur Hartwig
The movement has already accomplished what every human society would have trembled to tamper with a revision of the basic code: that men and women mate with the opposite sex and not with each other.
526 - Sep 2003 - Letters: Not closing ranks (letter), Alan Gill
For example the Sydney dioceses objection to women priests is based almost entirely on a theory of headship - that women should not be in charge of men in the congregation.
527 - Sep 2003 - Events: Hearts On Fire Vocations Congress for Melbourne Archdiocese, Joanne Grainger
Despite being coordinated from Melbourne the Hearts On Fire Vocations Congress has been developed through the invaluable assistance of many men and women within the Church both here and interstate.
528 - Sep 2003 - Culture: Second 'Carnivale Christi' Catholic arts festival scheduled for Melbourne, Michael Gilchrist
Carnivale Christis aim is to build up the Body of Christ through presenting Catholic artists works from the past and the present particularly works dealing with the mysteries of Christian faith and the heroic lives of Christian men and women.
529 - Sep 2003 - Dissident US group establishing a foothold in Australian parishes, Mary-Ruth Monsour
Doyle recently said of the new US body Voice of the Faithful: Now we know what VOTF means by structural change in the Church - Protestant church government a weakened papacy and women priests.
530 - Aug 2003 - Books: Great books at the best prices!
Mary is for Everyone Edited William McLoughlin amp; Jill Pinnock These 24 essays are written by men and women from various denominations who all share a devout love of Our Lady.
531 - Aug 2003 - Catalyst for Renewal Address: The legacy of Vatican II, Archbishop George Pell
Other possibilities which are urged are the reception of communion after divorce and remarriage and women priests.
532 - Jul 2003 - Orthodox Anglicans close ranks to preserve faith, Nigel Zimmermann
They remain completely orthodox on the historic person of Jesus Christ and reject outright women priests and any leverage to homosexual union.
533 - Jun 2003 - Reflection: Church scandals: focus on the message, not just the messengers, Fr Kevin Brannelly
Because the people of God include all kinds of weak men and women if we survey the history of our faith contained in the New and Old Testaments we can appreciate how deeply flawed some of Gods messengers were.
534 - Jun 2003 - Letters: Holy Orders (letter), Francis Vrijmoed
I would like to comment on the letter Infallible by Fr John Crothers PP in which he observes that John Paul IIs statement on womens ordination Ordinatio Sacerdotalis has never been proclaimed as an infallible statement by the Holy Father.
535 - Jun 2003 - Letters: Requirements fulfilled (letter), John Young
Father John Crothers PP states in his letter (April AD2000) that the Pope has not declared his statement in Ordinatio Sacerdotalis to be infallible - the statement that the Church has no power to ordain women to the priesthood.
536 - Jun 2003 - Laity: The role of lay Catholics in a time of crisis, Mary Ann Glendon
It is urgent to train men and women who in keeping with their vocations can influence public life and direct it to the common good.
537 - Jun 2003 - Editorial: Three Feasts: Ascension, Pentecost, Trinity, Peter Westmore
The gift of the Holy Spirit electrified these fearful followers - who only weeks before had run away when Jesus was arrested and were still hiding for fear of those who had been responsible for their Lords death - and transformed them into men and women willing to lay down their lives for their faith as many of them did.
538 - May 2003 - Letters: Healing of the family tree (letter), Anne Lastman
Even in the grieving of some post-aborted women there was a difference.
539 - May 2003 - Letters: Infallible (letter), George Simpson
The Holy Fathers defining statement in Ordinatio Sacerdotalis is most explicit: Wherefore in order that all doubt may be removed regarding a matter of great importance a matter which pertains to the Churchs divine constitution itself in virtue of my ministry of confirming the brethren (Luke 22:32) I declare that the Church has no authority whatsoever to confer priestly ordination on women and that this judgment is to be definitively held by all the Churchs faithful.
540 - May 2003 - Letters: Definitive teachings (letter), Jerome Gonzalez
In the recent rejection of the appeal by some women (who had gone through the farce of being ordained as priests by a renegade bishop in Europe) against their excommunication from the Church the Holy See cited the fact that such definitive papal teachings are irreformable and that by denying this doctrine .
541 - May 2003 - Language: The forgotten language of adoration of God - through words and actions, Audrey English
Ironically in what is called inclusive language the concept man understood generically to include all human beings is narrowed down to exclude women.
542 - May 2003 - Surge in priestly vocations confounds secular culture, Joanne Grainger
while the declining numbers entering the priesthood and religious life prompt claims of a crisis in the Church and calls for optional clerical celibacy the ordination of women and lay-led priest-less parishes.
543 - Apr 2003 - Letters: Infallible? (letter), Fr John Crothers PP
In a recent letter entitled Infallible teaching George Simpson asks why many Catholics do not recognise John Paul IIs statement on womens ordination Ordinatio Sacerdotalis as infallible.
544 - Apr 2003 - Film Review: Why 'Gangs of New York' misses the boat as history, William J. Stern
These charitable initiatives which often received government funding aimed at everything from fighting alcoholism and promiscuity to boosting economic development and the self-esteem of Irish women.
545 - Apr 2003 - News: The Church Around the World
Vatican Information Service Ugandan Cardinals outspoken stance Calls on women to fight false doctrines In February Ugandan Cardinal Emmanuel Wamala challenged his countrys women to stand up on behalf of the Churchs moral teachings.
546 - Mar 2003 - Letters: Infallible teaching (letter), Peter Howard
Quite recently Fr OShea claimed that (his) theologians could find no basis in Scripture or theology for the exclusion of women from the priesthood while lamenting that at present the leadership of the Church does not even entertain the possibility of such a change (The Catholic Leader 27 October 2002).
547 - Mar 2003 - Letters: Women's Commission (letter), Leon Voesenek
When I read the letter by Gordon Southern titled Radical feminism (November AD2000) I was very concerned about the allegations he made regarding the Commission for Australian Catholic Women (CACW).
548 - Mar 2003 - Letters: Brisbane Synod (letter), John F. Nolan
Such matters as the ordination of women married clergy return of priests who have left active ministry greater use of the Third Rite of Reconciliation and a number of others although understandable in a world where diversity is the rule for the moment can only be noted and if possible communicated to the authorities of the Church through the appropriate channels.
549 - Mar 2003 - New Age ideas: how Catholics should respond, Fr Peter Joseph
I have even seen a pamphlet saying that women worrying about miscarriages are impeding the happiness of their babies.
550 - Mar 2003 - Liturgy: The Mass is the same sacrifice as the Cross, Msgr. Peter J. Elliott
We stand with Mary and John with the courageous women with Mary Magdalene and the centurion with the faithful ones the doubting ones.
551 - Mar 2003 - Ten years on former Anglicans enrich Church, Fr Peter Geldard
Following the Church of Englands decision to ordain women in 1992 a large number of clergy and lay people have entered the Catholic Church.
552 - Mar 2003 - News: The Church Around the World, AD2000
A spokesman for Davis said the Bishops pronouncement was sad and added that the Governor is proud of the legislation he has signed giving women the right to choose.
553 - Feb 2003 - Letters: Women's Commission (letter), June See
Kehoes letter (December AD2000) concerning the Womens Commission.
554 - Feb 2003 - Letters: Infallible teaching (letter), George Simpson
In recent issues of AD2000 reference has been made to the continuing dissent from the Popes ruling that the Church has no authority to confer priestly ordination on women.
555 - Feb 2003 - Letters: Teaching the truth (letter), Dennis MacDonald
Keane does this by quoting Groome himselfs boasting how he used his catechetical method to lead members of a parish altar society to change their position of support for the Churchs teaching on the non-ordination of women to the priesthood to one of opposition to it.
556 - Feb 2003 - Events: Europe's most influential Catholic lay association coming to Melbourne, Anthony Cappello
Praying together includes the cry the invocation the aspiration the desire for peace the healing and salvation of the men and women of this world.
557 - Dec 2002 - Reflection: John Paul II on Christmas: 'the mystery of humanity redeemed by Christ', Pope John Paul II
Children subjected to violence humiliated and abandoned women raped and exploited young people adults and the elderly marginalised endless streams of exiles and refugees violence and conflict in so many parts of the world.
558 - Dec 2002 - Letters: Bishops' initiative (letter), Therese Vassarotti
The pamphlet to which Mr Southern refers is derived from the Australian Catholic Bishops Social Justice Statement 2000 a full copy of which can be found on the Commission for Australian Catholic Womens website www.
559 - Dec 2002 - Letters: Women's Commission (2) (letter), Dr Myles M. Kehoe
My congratulations and thanks to Michael Gilchrist on his excellent article on the Commission for Australian Catholic Women.
560 - Dec 2002 - Letters: Women's Commission (1) (letter), Sr Breda O'Reilly
I am writing in reply to the article by Michael Gilchrist Commission for Australian Catholic Women justifies its existence (October AD2000).
561 - Dec 2002 - Brisbane Synod 2003: a leadership challenge, Peter D. Howard
In recent years various conferences and workshops in Brisbane have called for consideration of women priests emphasis on lay ministry rather than on more priestly vocations a more authentic Australian Catholic identity and less stress on dogma and doctrine.
562 - Dec 2002 - Thomas Groome: his influence on religious education continues, Eamonn Keane
In his book Sharing Faith (1991) from which the Core Document for Parramattas Sharing Our Story draws heavily in prescribing shared Christian praxis as the method to be used in teaching the curriculum Groome asserts that the exclusion of women from ordained ministry is the result of a patriarchal mind-set and culture and is not of Christian faith (p.
563 - Dec 2002 - Education: Most teachers reject Church teaching: ACU professor, Michael Gilchrist
That survey found most student teachers did not accept Church teaching on such areas as abortion contraception the Eucharist and womens ordination and on these there were no significant differences between first year and final year students.
564 - Dec 2002 - News: The Church Around the World, AD2000
Vatican Information Service No women deacons International Theological Commission clarifies Churchs stance The secretary of the International Theological Commission (ITC) issued a statement in October indicating that contrary to earlier reports the group had not left the door open for the ordination of women as deacons.
565 - Nov 2002 - Reflection: St Maria Goretti's 'perfect Christian death', Mary Kenny
Young women were also protected in the more literal sense of the word.
566 - Nov 2002 - Books: A Generation Betrayed: Deconstructing Catholic Education, by Eamonn Keane, John Young
Conducted at campuses in Sydney Melbourne and Brisbane the survey shows among other things that most student teachers dont believe that the bread and wine become Christs body and blood in the Eucharist most reject the Chuchs teaching on premarital sex 62 per cent think women should be ordained and only two per cent say they accept Catholic teaching on contraception and divorce.
567 - Nov 2002 - Letters: Office of Bishop (letter), Fr Brendan T. Walters MSC
By applying words like re-examining revisiting or re-articulating to issues such as the ordination of women celibacy sexuality and homosexuality Bishop Power has called into question traditional Catholic teaching.
568 - Nov 2002 - Letters: Brisbane Synod (letter), J.F. Nolan
Such proposals as readmission of married priests to active priestly functions full acceptance of divorced and remarried Catholics to eucharistic participation acceptability of artificial contraception for married or unmarried Catholics admission of women to the priesthood married priests wider use of the Third Rite of Reconciliation and other radical reforms the Holy Father has rejected time and again.
569 - Nov 2002 - Letters: Radical feminism (letter), Gordon Southern
Last week I sighted the CACW pamphlet under the heading Commission for Australian Catholic Women and titled The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference - Decisions and Proposals of the Social Justice Statement 2000.
570 - Nov 2002 - Opus Dei founder Josemaria Escriva canonised at Papal Mass in Rome, AD2000 Report
On 2 October 1928 during a spiritual retreat in Madrid Escrivagrave; founded Opus Dei or Work of God with the goal of reminding all those who are baptised that the Christian vocation is a call to holiness and apostolate and to promote a personal commitment to follow Christ to love the Church and to search for holiness in ordinary life among men and women from all sectors of society.
571 - Nov 2002 - Father Fessio: real US crisis is 'spiritual abuse', Karl Maurer
For this reason the ordination of women is impossible.
572 - Nov 2002 - Editorial: The essential role of saints in the Church, Michael Gilchrist
Their examples of heroic sanctity have been of incalculable help over the centuries in motivating and inspiring countless men women and children to lead holier lives in line with their Christian Baptism.
573 - Oct 2002 - Letters: Celibate priesthood (letter), Cyril Drew
Is Fr Duggan suggesting that because these women and men are not celibate priests - because many are intimate with their husbands or wives - they cannot be also intimate with their God (with their feet on the ground and their hearts in heaven).
574 - Oct 2002 - Bishop Power: Church teachings need to be 're-examined', AD2000 REPORT
When asked in the ABC interview if the time had come for women to be accepted as priests Bishop Power responded that the question needing to be resolved was whether or not this was the will of Christ.
575 - Oct 2002 - Commission for Australian Catholic Women justifies its existence, Michael Gilchrist
Australian Catholics who have heard of the Commission for Australian Catholic Women (CACW) might be wondering what this body has done in recent months to justify its existence.
576 - Sep 2002 - Books: Open Embrace: A Protestant Couple Rethinks Contraception, Bill Muehlenberg
Women are only able to conceive on several days a month.
577 - Sep 2002 - Letters: Horse and cart (letter), Arthur Negus
Ordination of women is another matter entirely and is not on because it is not part of Apostolic Tradition.
578 - Sep 2002 - Letters: Feminism dead? (letter)
The people who spoke for the feminist movement were never completely honest with women.
579 - Sep 2002 - Letters: Seminaries (letter), Andrew Sholl
Worse is it any wonder that the newspapers and TV have bombarded us with hideous accounts of clergy (and religious) destroying the lives of boys and girls men and women.
580 - Sep 2002 - John Paul II and World Youth Day in Toronto: an Anglican perspective, David Warren
True heroes What a mistake it would have been if this Holy Father had cheapened the Church by trying to change with the times by ordaining women accepting birth control allowing homosexual marriage gutting the liturgy appointing hip bishops - the whole gamut of my generations minimum demands.
581 - Sep 2002 - The strange case of Father Damien and Robert Louis Stevenson, Fr F.E. Burns PE
not a pure man in his relations with women whose leprosy was due to his vices and carelessness.
582 - Sep 2002 - CHURCH ATTENDANCE: The family, feminism and the declining role of fatherhood, Richard Egan
Flight of men Low goes on to criticise certain approaches taken by the Church of England as contributing to the flight of men from the Church with the ratio rapidly changing from 45 men to 55 women in the pre-1990s to 37 men to 63 women today.
583 - Sep 2002 - Promoting Catholic vocations in the Melbourne Archdiocese, Joanne Grainger
As well as the annual mens retreat for those discerning the call to priesthood in June we conducted for the first time a spiritual retreat for women.
584 - Sep 2002 - News: The Church Around the World, AD2000
Harvards study found that from the late 1980s to 2001 the number of pregnant women infected with HIV dropped from 21.
585 - Sep 2002 - Is the self-destruction of Anglicanism to continue?, Nigel Zimmerman
The new Archbishop is a founding member of the organisation Affirming Catholics which retains the outward form of Catholicism but embraces novelties such as women priests.
586 - Aug 2002 - Letters: Women and the Church (letter), Maureen Federico
Congratulations to the Perth Record for publishing the topical issue by Anne-Marie Langdon on Humanae Vitae (13 June) which was an address to the Commission for Catholic Women and the first positive reaction to that recently formed body that I have yet seen.
587 - Aug 2002 - Letters: Church architecture (letter), Tom King
We now have stick men and women art which leaves the viewer with rigor mortis instead of a warm reflective glow.
588 - Aug 2002 - Letters: Experts? (letter), Jerome Gonzalez
AD2000 (July 2002) states in The Church around the World that one Thomas Groome widely quoted in Australian Catholic educational circles as a catechetics expert has declared (among other gems) that those who hope for a systemic overhaul of priestly ministry know that when celibacy is taken off the table the same surely follows for womens ordination.
589 - Aug 2002 - New study of US seminary formation exposes fundamental flaws, John S. Webster
Many candidates are rejected by selection staff favouring the ordination of women or gay rights and/or by psychologists whose understandings of the human person do not accord with the Churchs.
590 - Aug 2002 - Sexual abuse, celibacy and vocations: a response to the Church's critics, Fr Paul Stuart
Her solution to the problem includes women priests and the abolition of celibacy.
591 - Aug 2002 - News: The Church Around the World, AD2000
Catholic World News Vatican repeats Church teaching on ordination Excommunication ultimatum for schismatic women priests The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith issued a declaration on 10 July warning seven Catholic women purported to have received ordination from the hands of the founder of a schismatic community.
592 - Jul 2002 - Letters: Abortion (letter), George F. Simpson
In his encyclical The Gospel of Life the Pope says that these women have a very special role in spreading the pro-life message.
593 - Jul 2002 - Letters: Women's Commission (letter), Gillian Gonzalez
Mrs Geraldine Hawkes Chairman of the Commission for Australian Catholic Women which sat recently in Perth is quoted in an article in The Record Perths Catholic paper (30 May) as saying that feedback from women in the Perth diocese as well as others around Australia was that they felt the institutional Church was not open to their frustrations and pains.
594 - Jul 2002 - Cardinal Avery Dulles: US Jesuits need 'wake-up call', Michael Gilchrist
Especially in the theological schools which have a large enrolment of women students Jesuit faculty members are reluctant to bring up the topic of priestly ordination.
595 - Jul 2002 - News: The Church Around the World, AD2000
Groome commented: Those who hope for a systemic overhaul of priestly ministry know that when celibacy is taken off the table the same surely follows for womens ordination.
596 - Jun 2002 - Letters: Radio apostolate (letter), Maureen Federico
I must admit I viewed the application with some unease as all sorts of groups consider they are under the Catholic banner: women who want to be priests gays who want rights contrary to Church teaching self-styled seers claiming all sorts of phenomena without Church approval anti-Pope factions disaffected nuns allegedly dabbling in witchcraft etc.
597 - Jun 2002 - Following our baptismal calling takes courage - Chrism Mass homily, Bishop Geoffrey Jarrett
It was a valiant faith which made martyrs of many ordinary Christian men women and children and bishops priests and popes as well.
598 - Jun 2002 - A post-1968 Catholic's view of R.E.: 'My generation was shortchanged', Mark Power
For nearly 2000 years in fact men and women of all ages including youth had been willing even to die rather than be untrue to the Catholic faith.
599 - Jun 2002 - News: The Church Around the World, AD2000
Anglican group ready to leave over female bishops Move likely within next decade An Anglican group says its members will leave the Church of England if as is expected within the next decade it consecrates women bishops.
600 - May 2002 - Reflection: The Ascension: climax of Our Lord's life on earth, Fr Ian Falconer SJ
He is the only evangelist to give the names of several of the women who attended to the needs of Jesus and the apostles.
601 - May 2002 - Books: Pedophiles and Priests: Anatomy of a Contemporary Crisis, by Philip Jenkins, David Ross
Perhaps most important however dissidents within the Roman Church itself - those in favour of married clergy and women priests - have seized upon the issue as a rhetorical weapon arguing loud and long that priestly celibacy has led to homosexual and other disordered behavior such as pedophilia (a claim that flies in the face of current psychological thinking on sexual preference).
602 - May 2002 - Books: Demons and Democrats: 1950s Labor at the Crossroads, by Gavan Duffy, Anthony Cappello
For these men and women lived out their Catholic Christian vocation within the framework of the Movement.
603 - May 2002 - Gregorian Chant's new lease of life in Brisbane, AD2000 Report
The Schola (consisting of about 20 singers both men and women) has sung at various churches cathedrals art centres the Abbey Medieval Fair the Woodford Folk Festival and Brisbanes Cathedral Week During the last four years Tony Vaughan has conducted over 20 chant workshops in the Brisbane and South East Region.
604 - May 2002 - Catholicism in Australia: facing the challenges of Western secularism, Archbishop George Pell
Catholic women under the age of 35 years in urban Australia are now as irreligious as their male peers.
605 - Apr 2002 - 'Victims of Abortion' founder appeals to Catholic priests, Anne Lastman
The clergy she says have a vital role to play in helping such women accept Gods forgiveness re-establish a relationship with Him and open up the possibility of a new life.
606 - Apr 2002 - Melbourne TMC: The rights and responsibilities of laity in the Catholic Church, Archbishop Denis Hart
All Church teaching exists for the good of individual men and women and their communities and we will live happier the more we come to understand this.
607 - Apr 2002 - News: The Church Around the World
There are now nearly 4500 bishops nearly 28000 permanent deacons more than 55000 religious brothers more than 801000 women religious nearly 31000 members of secular orders more than 126000 lay missionaries and 2.
608 - Apr 2002 - Melbourne 'Sexuality Directives' put parents first, Anthony Cappello
In his preface Archbishop Hart reaffirms the Churchs teaching on matters of education in the area of sexuality stating that assisting children to understand and appreciate themselves as emerging men and women loved and capable of loving is in accordance with Gods plan and teachings of Jesus.
609 - Apr 2002 - Editorial: 'If Christ is not risen, our faith is in vain!', Peter Westmore
They rushed back to the Apostles and when the sceptical John and Simon Peter ran to the tomb they found it empty just as the women had said.
610 - Mar 2002 - Former Anglican Bishop of London explains why he became a Catholic, Monsignor Graham Leonard
Was the fact that the Church of England accepted women priests decisive?
611 - Mar 2002 - North American vocations summit overlooks orthodox success stories, Zenit News Service
Like others interviewed by the Register Archbishop Curtiss said that young men and women respond to a vocation when they are confident they can serve in a diocese or community that is solid and with the Church.
612 - Mar 2002 - News: The Church Around the World
The bishop who was considering whether to authorise the use of female altar servers in his diocese had asked whether a bishop would be able to oblige his priests to admit women and girls to service at the altar.
613 - Mar 2002 - St Thérèse's relics make Australian pilgrimage, Mother Teresa OCDM
Pope John Paul II said Of St Theacute;regrave;se of Lisieux it can be said with conviction that God chose her to reveal directly to the men and women of our time the central reality of the Gospel that God is our Father and we are His children.
614 - Feb 2002 - Books: 'The Martyrdom Of Blessed George Haydock:' by Barry Coldrey and Leo Griffin, Catholic Weekly
And 60 lay men and women were executed for assisting priests in some way.
615 - Feb 2002 - Melbourne Archdiocese: positive trend in priestly vocations continues, Fr Paul Stuart
Like Professor Maric Joyce of the St Patrick Campus of Australian Catholic University they are convinced that one of the benefits of the (erroneously perceived) shortage of priests is that the Church will be forced to ordain women as if such perceived shortages are what determine Catholic Faith.
616 - Dec 2001 - Obituary: Thomas Kendell (1929-2001) R.I.P. - The passing of a great Catholic educator, Nicholas Kendell
His time at Sacred Heart was rewarding in many ways with exceptional student achievements sporting successes study tours - including two visits to the Vatican and private audiences with the Holy Father - and a succession of outstanding young Catholic women graduating from the school.
617 - Nov 2001 - 'Those Terrible Middle Ages', by Règine Pernoud, Christopher Quinn
She goes to some length to demonstrate that the play of interdependences that made an extremely dense fabric of mediaeval society included the assurance of the personal dignity and rights of the serf the placing of duties towards those under him on the local lord and the exaltation of women to the extent that they were certainly not second-class citizens excluded from influencing their times.
618 - Nov 2001 - Letters: Immigration policy, George F. Simpson
I do feel sorry for the women and children who have no say in family decisions.
619 - Nov 2001 - Letters: Catholic women, Errol P. Duke
I refer to Richard Egans article (September AD2000) concerning the Commission for Australian Catholic Women.
620 - Nov 2001 - Opinion: Catholics before and after Vatican II: separating fact from myth, John Young
Most of the speakers were lay men and women.
621 - Nov 2001 - A young Catholic's views on the state of the Church in Australia, James Connolly
I studied in a place with students of all denominations and often meet people who assumed because I was friendly easy-going and open to the opinions of others that I must be one of those Catholics who wants an end to celibacy rejects Humanae Vitae and favours women priests etc.
622 - Nov 2001 - News: The Church Around the World
Our offices have received from several countries signs of courses that are being planned or underway directly or indirectly aimed at the diaconal ordination of women.
623 - Oct 2001 - Letters: Non-Christian gods (letter), Jane Wilks
If your correspondent is correct that the Commission for Australian Catholic Women is praying to the goddesses Gaia and Sophia then I question whether this body can adequately represent the needs of Catholic women who believe in and worship the One True and Triune God.
624 - Oct 2001 - Letters: Church leadership (letter), Mary Daly
The Churches need to encourage their members not to vote for a party which imprisons innocent men women and children without trial for indeterminate periods.
625 - Oct 2001 - Can US bishops enforce Papal teaching on Catholic universities?, Zenit News Service
In 1997 the group issued a paper expressing serious doubts about Church teachings against womens ordination and passed a resolution calling for continued debate on the topic.
626 - Oct 2001 - Anglican General Synod 2001 - moves towards women bishops delayed, Nigel Zimmermann
Those parts of the Anglican Church of Australia who struggle to remain faithful to orthodox Christianity in a Church rocked by impaired communion let out a huge sigh of relief at the 12th General Synod in Brisbane (21-27 July 2001) when moves towards women bishops were delayed until the next General Synod in three years time.
627 - Oct 2001 - Archbishop George Pell: 'The strong family is a religious family', Archbishop George Pell
Since 1960 when Australia became one of the first countries in the world to grant approval for the general distribution and use of the pill women have been able to defer marriage and childbirth limit the number of children and pursue a career.
628 - Sep 2001 - Letters: Feminists (letter), Margaret Jones
If these women want to do more in the Church let them do more praying.
629 - Sep 2001 - Letters: Adelaide protest (letter), Pauline Pascoe
The report on a pro-women priests demonstration outside Adelaides Catholic Cathedral (June AD2000) distressed me and has prompted this letter in defence of my Faith and earlier Dominican nuns who along with my parents educated me at Rosary School Prospect South Australia.
630 - Sep 2001 - Commission for Australian Catholic Women: Executive members' feminist views, Richard Egan
Speaking at a Womens Dinner organised by Holy Family Parish Gowrie ACT on 23 February 2001 Mrs Geraldine Hawkes Chairperson of the Commission for Australian Catholic Women expressed her view on the ordination of women.
631 - Sep 2001 - Feminism's broad agenda within the Catholic Church, Donna Steichen
The demand for womens ordination highlighted by a recent conference in Dublin of Womens Ordination Worldwide with its New Age-style liturgies focuses attention on the broader issue of Catholic feminism.
632 - Sep 2001 - News: The Church Around the World
That means that women doctors and even judges can excuse themselves from participating in this type of crime because their beliefs do not permit it says the letter.
633 - Sep 2001 - Editorial: A letter from the Publisher, Peter Westmore
Santamaria who established AD2000 13 years ago saw that an effective response to this challenge required committed men and women to articulate an alternative vision of society based on several principles including respect for every person from the moment of conception to natural death; recognition of the family as the fundamental social unit; and recognition of the intrinsic value of religious belief and practice.
634 - Aug 2001 - Books: The Cross of Anzac, by Tom Johnstone, Mark Posa
Called initially to the vocation of total service to a loving God each has added to that the call to serve the men and women whose vocation is to strive to preserve truth justice and freedom in the land we love even unto death if so called.
635 - Aug 2001 - Letters: Choosing life (letter), Mark Whybrow
In 1990 Cardinal John OConnor Archbishop of New York made a similar pledge to women facing the abortion option.
636 - Aug 2001 - US bishops implement papal teaching on Catholic universities, Charles E. Rice
The Foundation includes St Johns Catholic Chapel the Newman Library for research and study residence halls for men and women with a dining hall computer lab and 350 students in residence and four religion courses which students may take for university credit.
637 - Aug 2001 - Melbourne's new Archbishop receives Pallium from John Paul II, AD2000 Report
on the ordination of women and homosexuality: The Pope has stated definitively after serious examination that the Church is not able is not competent to ordain women to the priesthood.
638 - Jul 2001 - Letters: Ballarat Diocese (letter), Peter Jenkins
Ballarats Bishop too does not appear desperately unhappy about the prospect of replacing priests with teams of paid lay pastoral associates - most of them women - to conduct the new communion services.
639 - Jul 2001 - Report on Marins BECs workshop in Ballarat, Peter Finlayson
Seventy-five per cent were women similar to other venues.
640 - Jul 2001 - Archbishop Carnley: controversial Primate, Dr Ian Spry QC
So the ordination of women priests has occurred largely in view of a lack of strength on the part of some bishops who were cowed by feminists and in view of disruptive activities by other bishops (of whom Spong in the United States is a notable example).
641 - Jul 2001 - Education: National Catholic Education Conference: but who chose the guest speakers?, Michael Gilchrist
He saw the arrival of feminism as a vital sign of hope and a symbol of the crumbling of patriarchy: In London womens groups are adopting a whole new attitude to being church and are creating their own rituals.
642 - Jul 2001 - News: The Church Around the World
Catholic World News New Catholic E-Book on Internet Another St Gabriel Communications initiative Perth-based lay Catholic apologist Raymond de Souza has launched his latest E-Book Women Priests?
643 - Jun 2001 - Books: 'The Doctors of the Church' by Bernard McGinn, Angela Joseph
The Doctors Of The Church: Thirty-three men and women who shaped Christianity by Bernard McGinn (2001 208pp A$39.
644 - Jun 2001 - Anglican defence of Catholic inter-Communion ban, Fr Geoffrey Kirk
The official position about the ordination of women is a case in point.
645 - Jun 2001 - Annual women priests protest in Adelaide, AD2000 Report
The protest liturgy sheet which was headed Womens Ministries: Affirming and Lamenting contained generous doses of New Age and Green spirituality and as such offered a foretaste of the brand of Catholicism envisaged by certain progressive elements in todays Church.
646 - Jun 2001 - News: The Church Around the World
What the Ministry of Health gave to the women of Uganda on that day March 8 was this pill which gives them the liberty to terminate human life in its most defenceless form.
647 - May 2001 - Reflection: 'Blessed are the poor in spirit', Fr Ian Falconer SJ
He is the only evangelist to give the names of some of the women who attended to the needs of Jesus and his apostles.
648 - May 2001 - Letters: Scripture truth (letter), Mary Beaumont
His letter is for everyone both clergy and laity both men and women.
649 - May 2001 - News: The Church Around the World
Catholic World News Commission for Australian Catholic Women Requirements for a successful Executive Officer applicant A media release dated 16 March from the General Secretariat of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference lists requirements for a successful applicant for the position of Executive Officer for the Commission for Australian Catholic Women.
650 - May 2001 - Vatican signals continuation of reform process, AD2000 Report
Chris McGillion writing in The Sydney Morning Herald referred to Dr Pell as an arch-conservative who had drawn criticism for his hardline positions on the Serrano art exhibition refusing to serve communion to openly homosexual Catholics and angering feminist groups by opposing access to IVF programs for single women.
651 - Apr 2001 - Reflection: Giving witness to the Gospel of Life, Rebecca van Rensburg
Abortion is not without spiritual and physical cost and women who have had abortions - as well as the medical staff involved in the procedure - are slowly beginning to tell their stories of the horror that abortion truly is.
652 - Apr 2001 - Books: 'Contraception: The Hidden Truth' by Christine de Stoop, Katie Forster
In a following chapter on the social consequences of contraception statistics show how a contraceptive society harms everyone - men women and children.
653 - Apr 2001 - JESUS - Jubilee Edition Video, Johanna O'Farrell
We see Jesus as the peoples saviour who preaches among the everyday men and women of Israel providing a present day audience with a stronger appreciation of Jesus love for mankind rich and poor.
654 - Apr 2001 - Review Article: A 'silly book' from ACU professor of theology, Frank Mobbs
It is based on womens experiences such as that of a young woman falling in love with a member of a religious order and the rape of a nun (p.
655 - Apr 2001 - Letters: Dress code (letter), Raymond de Souza
It read: Please note that men should have their heads covered (skull caps will be available at the Synagogue at a nominal cost) and appropriate dress for women could include a skirt which falls below the knee and a top with sleeves.
656 - Apr 2001 - Tanzania's Father Winfried makes return visit to Australia, Martin Sheehan
Another of Fr Winfrieds ambitions is to set up a Dress Making Co- operative Workshop for the local women - The women are very keen to make clothes for themselves and their children.
657 - Apr 2001 - Rights of unborn are inalienable, Archbishop Barry J. Hickey
Any attempt to claim that the rights of children take precedence over the rights of women brings about a chorus of condemnation from militant feminists as happened to the appeal by the Bishops of Australia to the High Court on access to invitro fertilisation technology.
658 - Apr 2001 - Archbishop Curtiss on implementing the theology 'mandatum', Archbishop Elden Curtiss
The text is available courtesy of Voices the publication of Women for Faith and Family.
659 - Apr 2001 - News: The Church Around the World
Sister Chittister is well-known for her writings and lectures critical of Church teachings on such topics as the ordination of womenand homosexuality.
660 - Mar 2001 - Books: Why the hopes of the Council Fathers of Vatican II are yet to be realised, Michael Daniel
ordination of women to the priesthood) and morals (e.
661 - Mar 2001 - Letters: Catholic education (letter), Daniel Bryce
But I was fortunate to have two God- centred Uniting Church women minister to me.
662 - Mar 2001 - Letters: Supernatural order (letter), Fr G.H. Duggan SM
Some women have been telling us that they experience difficulty in addressing God as Our Father.
663 - Mar 2001 - The surprise Cardinal: Fr Avery Dulles SJ, Zenit News Service
He has been a voice communicating the thought of the Church in a country where many Catholics including priests have questioned the Pontiffs position on topics like abortion birth control priestly celibacy and the ordination of women among others.
664 - Mar 2001 - How monastic life can reinvigorate the Church, Fr Peter Knowles OP
Many young university men and women have their own spiritual father in one of these monasteries as guide and adviser.
665 - Mar 2001 - ACU theology: how orthodox, how accountable?, Michael Gilchrist
And in one of the more bizarre readings in the collection titled Daughters of the Church: the Four Theresas Sr Mary Collins OSB incredibly equates the stature of dissenting American nun Sr Theresa Kane - who confronted John Paul II during his first visit to the United States in 1979 with a call for women priests - with that of Mother Teresa of Calcutta St Teresa of Avila and St Thrse of Lisieux.
666 - Mar 2001 - Elizabeth Anscombe, R.I.P., Robert P. George
Elizabeth Anscombe who died at the age of 81 in January was a titan in the world of philosophy and one of the 20th centurys most remarkable women.
667 - Mar 2001 - How Archbishop Pell will implement Statement on Women in the Church
Archbishop George Pell has indicated the line to be followed in the Melbourne Archdiocese regarding the Australian Bishops Social Justice Statement on Women in the Catholic Church.
668 - Feb 2001 - New patterns of religious vocations in France
Father Gerard Lachivert secretary-general of the Conference of Religious Major Superiors of France reported his observations at a 1-4 December 2000 meeting of major superiors of French mens and womens religious orders and congregations.
669 - Feb 2001 - Books: 'The Essence Of Feminism' by Kirsten Birkett, Catherine Sheehan
Available from AD Books) In attempting to define the movement called feminism and in studying its history and its effect on the lives of women Kirsten Birkett the author of The Essence of Feminism comes to the conclusion that it has not improved life for women or society in general as is commonly believed.
670 - Feb 2001 - Letters: Vocations (letter), Mrs Irena Nagy
The same people who precipitate a decline in vocations by their negative actions call for the ordination of married men and women to replace the vocations they have discouraged.
671 - Feb 2001 - The "priest shortage": natural or artificial?, Larry A. Carstens
The conventional wisdom - articulated by fashionable theologians and feminist nuns - has been that the solution to the crisis is to ordain women to the priesthood.
672 - Feb 2001 - Liturgy: when will the 'Statement of Conclusions' make an impact?, Michael Gilchrist
I believe in Jesus child of God chosen of God born of the woman Mary who listened to women and liked them who stayed in their homes who discussed the kingdom with them who was followed and financed by women and disciples.
673 - Feb 2001 - News: The Church Around the World
The process was being pursued because of a shortfall in priests in Adelaide and involves the extensive promotion of Pastoral Associates to assume roles previously exercised by priests: 44 are currently in leadership positions all bar one being women.
674 - Dec 2000 - Summer School of Evangelisation 2001
The Disciples of Jesus Covenant Community has branches throughout Australia the Philippines and Papua New Guinea and consists of families single people and consecrated men and women.
675 - Dec 2000 - Books: 'Anti-Catholicism in American Culture', edited by Robert Lockwood, Michael Daniel
On the one hand the Catholic Church is portrayed as an autocratic institution that oppresses its members particularly women.
676 - Dec 2000 - Letters: Misguided (letter), Joyce Pearson and Marie Kennedy
We attended the initial meeting of the project Participation of Women in the Catholic Church in Australia at its Canberra hearing in May 1997 and found that it was controlled by feminists both lay and religious.
677 - Dec 2000 - Letters: Women's ordination (letter), Dr Frank Mobbs
Would the ordination of women as priests in the Catholic Church give the Church greater appeal?
678 - Dec 2000 - Letters: Remembrance services (letter), Richard Grant
Those of us who pray witness and counsel outside abortion clinics on a regular basis are often approached by women grieving over the loss of babies they had aborted.
679 - Dec 2000 - Letters: Serious duties (letter), Myles M. Kehoe
The bishops recent Social Justice Statement could better be called injustice - to priests men and most women while the performance of Australian Catholic University in the education and training of Catholic teachers for Catholic schools is deplorable.
680 - Dec 2000 - New Australian women's religious order, Sr Carmel Doherty
The first step in the process of setting up this new religious congregation has been to form a voluntary association of women which is currently carrying out its apostolate at Corpus Christi parish Nundah under the guidance and encouragement of the parish priest Fr John Sullivan.
681 - Dec 2000 - Australian Foundation to back new Pontifical University
In the academic year 1999-2000 it had 728 students from 62 countries and 201 dioceses among them 248 priests and 45 religious men and women.
682 - Dec 2000 - The 'new breed' of orthodox seminarians, Carter H. Griffin
Men and women of my generation are desperately searching for meaning in their lives.
683 - Dec 2000 - News: The Church Around the World
Canadian bishops support feminist march Pro-abortion pro-lesbian groups involved Sunday 15 October was the first of the final three days of the controversial World March of Women 2000 a feminist propaganda measure that has split the Catholic Church in Canada.
684 - Oct 2000 - How orthodox are Australian Catholic University's professorial staff?, Eamonn Keane
All ministries are sacraments says Goosen and in future the possible pool of candidates for ordination will be broadened to include the married and women.
685 - Oct 2000 - Contentious Social Justice Statement on women's participation published, Michael Gilchrist
If Woman and Man inflated the complaints of an unhappy dissenting minority at the expense of a generally satisfied majority of practising Catholic women so the Social Justice Statement offers an equally inflated set of policy decisions to cater for that unhappy minority.
686 - Oct 2000 - News: The Church Around the World
Neo-Catechumenate Way Thousands consecrate their lives to God At least 3000 young men have expressed their desire to enter the seminary and another 2000 young women to give themselves to God in the religious life following World Youth Day last August.
687 - Sep 2000 - Reflection: Religious life: death or re-birth?, Fr Benedict Groeschel
The situation is more complex in the orders of women.
688 - Sep 2000 - Ensuring our schools are truly Catholic, Br John Moylan CFC
From the older group came not only a comparatively large number of men and women who committed their lives to God as priests and religious but also innumerable stable families.
689 - Sep 2000 - Why singles should not have access to IVF, Peter Westmore
One unintended consequence of the judgment - which has been widely interpreted as giving single women access to IVF treatment - is that it may actually restrict womens access to IVF.
690 - Sep 2000 - Rome's International Eucharistic Congress: 'an unforgettable week', Christine McCarthy
The personal testimony which followed Cardinal George was given by Jean Vanier who in 1964 founded lArche a community of handicapped men and women.
691 - Sep 2000 - News: The Church Around the World
It was undoubtedly written in a very male-centred culture where womens role was very limited indeed.
692 - Aug 2000 - Reflection: Re-discovering holiness will lead to more priestly vocations: Cardinal Daly, Cardinal Cahal Daly
The majority of Catholic celibates have always been and still are consecrated women.
693 - Aug 2000 - Rockhampton: shuffling deck chairs on the 'Titanic', AD2000 Report
And aside from lively liturgies music BBQs mini- Olympics street theatre concerts and eucharistic celebrations there was a veritable cornucopia of 56 workshops with women religious prominent among the presenters.
694 - Aug 2000 - Church of England to consider women bishops, Zenit News Service
Six years ago the Church of England made the decision to permit women priests; now the General Synod currently meeting in York is considering expanding that decision to include bishops.
695 - Jul 2000 - Reflection: St John the Baptist, the Precursor (Feast Day, 24 June), Br Christian Moe FSC
of all the children of women greater than John the Baptist has never been seen .
696 - Jul 2000 - US bishops' new art and architecture document, Charles M. Wilson
Three major declarations were the pastoral letters on War and Peace (1983) the Economy (1986) and Women (1994).
697 - Jul 2000 - Australian bishops' response to 'Woman and Man' report, Michael Gilchrist
Social Justice Statement on womens participation due in September The Australian Catholic bishops Social Justice Statement for 2000 will focus on womens participation in the Catholic Church in Australia.
698 - Jul 2000 - News: The Church Around the World
The most symbolic event of all took place when thousands of men and women of science among whom were figures of world stature together crossed the threshold of the Vatican Basilica to witness to their faith in Christ and their desire for conversion.
699 - Jun 2000 - How Catholics can help rebuild Christian culture, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput
God is calling plenty of young men to the priesthood and plenty of young women to religious life.
700 - Jun 2000 - New Primate: Anglican divisions intensify, Rev David Robarts
The loose structure characteristic of Anglicanism since the Reformation has come under increasing stress in recent years notably after the ordination of women clergy in 1992.
701 - May 2000 - Letters: Reply to Fr Frank Brennan (letter), Richard Egan
Finally Fr Brennans rhetoric about gaoling 70000 women misfires.
702 - May 2000 - Letters: Women in the Church (letter), Marie Kennedy
The Participation of Women in the Church project appears to have been instigated by a feminist lobby wishing to establish its own agenda in the Catholic Church.
703 - May 2000 - Letters: Nothing to do? (letter), Frank Mobbs
An Implementation Committee has been appointed by the Australian Bishops Conference to consider measures for implementing recommendations contained in Woman and Man the report on womens roles in the Church.
704 - May 2000 - Letters: Women's report: a reply (letter), Dr Marie McDonald
Stapelton (March AD2000) states that the report Woman and Man: One in Christ Jesus is not a true reflection of the majority of Catholic womens viewpoints but is indeed the manipulated concoction of the groans and grievances of a minority wishing to hold positions of power in the Queensland/Australian Church.
705 - May 2000 - Understanding the Incarnation, Msgr Peter J. Elliott
These men and women seemed foolish enough to die for what some of them must have known were myths if not downright lies.
706 - May 2000 - News: The Church Around the World
Zenit News Agency Active pro-life NZ bishop Offers money to mothers to bear child rather than have an abortion Bishop Patrick Dunn of Auckland announced in April that his diocese will offer any kind of help necessary for women who choose to bear their child rather than have an abortion.
707 - May 2000 - Australian Catholic University student survey, Michael Gilchrist
- Professor Denis McLaughlin A survey of the beliefs values and practices of Catholic student teachers carried out by Professor Denis McLaughlin of Australian Catholic University (ACU) has found that most of them do not accept Church teaching on abortion contraception transubstantiation and women priests.
708 - Apr 2000 - Coming Home Network: a Catholic apostolate for converts, Marcus Grodi
May we be sons of encouragement to these men women and their families as Barnabas was to Saul.
709 - Apr 2000 - Father Winfried's progress report from Tanzania, Fr Winfried Ngonyani
Before I returned to Mpanga with this supply of clothing most of the people in the district had just one set of clothes; many women had only the one dress.
710 - Apr 2000 - Eichmann's diary reveals Catholic Church's assistance to Jews, Zenit News Service
A good number of them hid in convents or were helped by men and women of the Church.
711 - Apr 2000 - Impressive gathering of young people attend TMC Summer School, Michael Daniel
This is the grief experienced by a high percentage of women who have undergone an abortion and rarely receives a mention in debates surrounding abortion.
712 - Apr 2000 - News: The Church Around the World
Woman and Man implementation Five women consultants named to committee Five women consultants will join six bishops on a committee overseeing the implementation of recommendations on womens partici- pation in the Church in Australia.
713 - Apr 2000 - Should the Church apologise?, Fr Colin Barker
Nowhere is this more true than in the modern idea of womens liberation.
714 - Apr 2000 - Editorial: For what should the Church apologise?, Michael Gilchrist
or The Church has not been sufficiently alert to the needs of particular groups such as women youth and migrants.
715 - Mar 2000 - Priestly vocations increasing in Melbourne, Fr Paul Stuart
Four women made inquiries about religious life through the Vocations Office but none decided to enter any religious order present in Melbourne.
716 - Mar 2000 - How the Salesians are helping to rebuild East Timor, Br Michael Lynch
A group of 20 women who have completed courses in sewing and tailoring at the Salesian Sisters Vocational School at Venilale would like to open a dress-making factory in a church building near Baucau.
717 - Mar 2000 - News: The Church Around the World
Canadas first hospital was founded in Quebec in 1639 and for the better part of 200 years the only hospitals in Canada were those brought into existence by congregations of religious women.
718 - Feb 2000 - Letters: New women’s magazine Canticle (letter), Genevieve S. Kineke
Readers of AD2000 might be interested to know of the existence of a magazine dedicated to women and their call to holiness.
719 - Feb 2000 - Lay teachers: backbone of the Catholic system, Tom Kendell
Over the past 30 years the number of religious men and women who sustained the Catholic school system over the previous 100 years has declined considerably with many of those remaining moving into other apostolates.
720 - Feb 2000 - Defending the faith against secularism and relativism, Bishop Kevin Manning
What happens is that the demanding unpalatable aspects of the Gospel such as obedience humility and submission to Gods will are not mentioned but replaced by half- truths which modern men and women easily accept.
721 - Feb 2000 - The comunità: a new form of monastic life for Australia, Peter Westmore
Unlike other monastic communities its members are mainly lay people - men and women married and single - but includes priests as well.
722 - Feb 2000 - News: The Church Around the World
Church News German bishops in Rome Pope expresses his concerns During a 20 November meeting with a group of German bishops Pope John Paul II promised to use clear and direct language on a number of topics including Church involvement in abortion counselling the role of women in the Church the distinction between laity and clergy and the all-male priesthood.
723 - Feb 2000 - Legionaries of Christ: new order for a new millennium, Peter Westmore
Thomas Aquinas but after their second year of philosophy students spend two or three years in some apostolic work including Regnum Christi an apostolic movement founded by Fr Maciel which includes lay men and women.
724 - Feb 2000 - Editorial: Australian Catholic Bishops' Conference, Michael Gilchrist
One of the more complex matters to be addressed at the conference was the report published earlier in 1999 on the participation of women in the Catholic Church in Australia titled Woman and Man: One in Christ Jesus.
725 - Dec 1999 - 'Woman and Man' document poses challenges, Frank Mobbs
Dr Frank Mobbs points out that a close analysis of the document Woman and Man on the participation of women in the Catholic Church in Australia (see October AD2000) reveals a wide gulf in thinking between the Churchs intellectual lites and the Magisterium.
726 - Dec 1999 - Stress Christianity's uniqueness says Pope, Father Bernardo Cerveller
Asia is presented with its assortment of political and religions oppression economic misery cultures of death and marginalisation which create an army of millions of poor people exploited children women treated as slaves refugees migrants aboriginal people those without medical care.
727 - Nov 1999 - Religious Education: 'Gospel of life' in Melbourne's new RE curriculum, Msgr Peter J. Elliott
Curriculum In the context of a curriculum that includes the gospel of life children are soon aware that the pro-life movement is favoured by the Church and that it includes many Catholics working alongside other Christians members of other religions and men and women of good will united in a glorious cause.
728 - Nov 1999 - Piers Paul Read on the future of the Church, Piers Paul Read
Feminism women usurping the roles of men the family becoming a matter of choice rather than a form of community imposed by social reality.
729 - Oct 1999 - Apostleship of the Sea: the Stella Maris Seafarers' Centre, AD2000 Report
A number of women who worked at the nearby Central Telegraph Exchange formed a group that helped entertain the seafarers as well as raise funds for the organisation.
730 - Oct 1999 - The UN's war on population confronts religious principles, Stephen Hitchings
The 1998 commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Declaration of Human Rights rejoiced at the advances in human rights while denouncing racial violence political oppression torture and violence against women and children.
731 - Oct 1999 - Australian bishops' report on women: majority supports orthodoxy, Michael Gilchrist
The major finding of the recently launched 496-page summary report on the participation of women in the Catholic Church in Australia - Woman and Man: One in Christ Jesus - was that a substantial majority of Mass-goers (most of them women) support orthodoxy and the status quo.
732 - Oct 1999 - News: The Church Around the World
Zenit News Service Church Life Survey Mass attendance statistics Mass attenders older than Catholic population as a whole Referring to statistics from the Catholic Church Life Survey (CCLS) in their report on the participation of women in the Catholic Church in Australia Woman and Man (see page 7) the reports editors note that regular Mass-attenders are older on average than Catholics as a whole.
733 - Oct 1999 - Catholic objections to the 'morning-after' pill, Maria Luisa Di Pietro
In the recent debate on the morning-after pill in particular and on emergency contraception in general attention was drawn to only one situation which so many desperate persons are facing these days: violence to women in wartime.
734 - Sep 1999 - Reflection: A spirit of poverty and the level of vocations: how they connect, Fr Fabian Duggan OSB
But mainly when we speak of the vow or spirit of poverty we refer to the lack or abundance of material goods and it is in this area that religious men and women must show the world the true spirit of the poor Christ.
735 - Sep 1999 - Religious Life: The crisis of women religious not confined to the United States, Sr Kathleen Dalton
The author states however that the purpose of this book is not to point fingers or to place blame but to report the facts so that the answers to these questions can be used to help address the crisis in womens religious communities.
736 - Sep 1999 - News: The Church Around the World
UN committee opposes motherhood promotion Calls for revision of religious texts A UN committee focussing on womens rights has pressured governments to stop promoting motherhood and called on religions to change the interpretation of their sacred texts as part of a campaign to promote radical feminism according to a Catholic pro-family group last July.
737 - Aug 1999 - Vatican II and "Signs of the times": a call for a democratic Church?, Fr G.H. Duggan SM
They secured a change of name whereby the Conference of Major Superiors became the Leadership Conference and succeeded in persuading the Sisters to abandon the religious habit and dress like women who had no religious vows.
738 - Aug 1999 - Order of Australia for pregnancy counselling centre's founder, AD2000 Report
Free counselling Open Doors began as an independent crisis pregnancy counselling centre offering free counselling to women and girls who were worried about a crisis pregnancy.
739 - Aug 1999 - Catalyst for Renewal: or is it a catalyst for extinction?, Edward Thornton
the role of women in the Church.
740 - Aug 1999 - News: The Church Around the World
Even with the help of a recent influx of Anglican converts - especially following the ordination of women in the Church of England - the number of converts to Catholicism continues to fall.
741 - Aug 1999 - 'Morning after' pill: the London 'Tablet' debate, AD2000 Report
The moral problem here is that we have a blunt instrument that is not selective but will meet the possible range of physiological states of the women who are raped.
742 - Jul 1999 - Statement of Conclusions: a 'politically correct' interpretation, Pastor Agnosticus
- WRONG The change in worship-choices and faithstyles by a younger better educated more open and questioning generation of women and men who in a very real sense are no longer satisfied with the old answers.
743 - Jul 1999 - Ecumenism: New ARCIC document on Papal authority, Peter Westmore
On the other side the Anglican Church has acted independently of and contrary to the teachings of other Apostolic churches particularly the Catholic and Orthodox on the appointment of women priests and bishops as well as on questions such as abortion artificial contraception and IVF technology.
744 - Jul 1999 - News: The Church Around the World
The controversial television advertisement depicts a young man entering a confessional confessing a sexual sin and receiving from the priest the names of three women who had earlier confessed to extramarital sex.
745 - Jun 1999 - News: The Church Around the World
Many senior churchmen and women from Catholic and non- Catholic Churches throughout Australia as well as government and other dignitaries will attend the 11.
746 - Jun 1999 - Sydney public forum on 'Statement of Conclusions' a non-event, Frank Mobbs
She defended the practice of religious men and women living outside a community in individual or small group residences.
747 - Jun 1999 - Pope John Paul II denounces 'ethnic cleansing', rejects war in Yugoslavia, Catholic World News
Honourable solutions The Popes message also stressed that all those responsible for national and international leadership should recognise that the option of dialogue is always possible and could afford honourable solutions for all parties respectful of the rights of the men and women of the land.
748 - May 1999 - News: The Church Around the World
Among the critics were the Irish Family Planning Association the National Womens Council various politicians and the mass media in general.
749 - May 1999 - Vocations: Confronting today's vocations crisis, Fr Paul Stuart
Bishops priests religious communities and men and women who take this path and call others to it inevitably attract high-spirited enthusiastic and idealistic youth.
750 - Apr 1999 - Why modern Biblical scholarship affirms the Resurrection, Richard Dunstan
All four Gospels say the tomb was found empty by women.
751 - Apr 1999 - No living together before marriage: new research supports Church teaching, Mary Kenny
I have always thought that living together was a poor bargain for women.
752 - Apr 1999 - Extending general absolution: why such a move is out of the question, Fr Peter Joseph
However in this article I want to show not that general absolution is harmful to Catholics (something which should be obvious) but that its extension is an impossibility (like women priests) which not even the Pope could change even if he felt like it so to speak.
753 - Apr 1999 - Presenting Catholic apologetics to a wider Australian public, AD2000 Report
Varied topics Talks were given on topics as varied as the divinity of Jesus Christ the Resurrection the Real Presence in the Eucharist the Biblical inspiration of the prayer of the Rosary why contraception is against the mind of Christ the Biblical foundations of priestly celibacy and why the Church cannot ordain women to the priesthood.
754 - Apr 1999 - Bishop Heaps' book: a mistaken view of the Catholic Church, Stuart Rowland
The Bishop seems to imply the attitude of the Church on shared responsibility and consultation the presumption in the Church of the Roman Rite that the gifts of priesthood and celibacy are both required for a person to be ordained the role of women in the life and ministry of the Church the teaching of the Church on sexual matters and the whole style of Church decision-making and government are evils to be classified alongside systematic genocide torture trading in human beings .
755 - Apr 1999 - News: The Church Around the World
Other women representing various religions spoke of the problem of male dominance in their faiths.
756 - Mar 1999 - How a parish priest reinforces the Church's moral teaching, Fr Michael Butler
The reason for this is that in the United States women can and often do sue the drug company for the side-effect they suffer from the contraceptive Pill.
757 - Mar 1999 - Vocations: The Brothers of St Francis: a sign of renewal in religious life, Fr Christopher Sharah FSF
In almost every case I know of it is a full length tunic for both men and women with the women wearing a veil.
758 - Mar 1999 - Charles Chaput: a remarkable American Archbishop, Louis Power
He also shares the Popes love of Our Lady saying: Marys great power flows out of her apparent weakness her humility her lowliness - so too the Church is many times written off by the world and yet she forever leaves her mark on the soul of the age through the witness of holy men and women.
759 - Mar 1999 - News: The Church Around the World
US Catholic women pledge fidelity to Church Affirmation statement presented to Cardinal Ratzinger The names of more than 2000 Catholic women (about 10 percent of them religious women) who have recently signed a statement of fidelity (or Affirmation) to the Catholic Church were presented on 20 January to Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith by Helen Hull Hitchcock director of Women for Faith amp Family (WFF).
760 - Feb 1999 - 'Absolute Truth': another media 'job' on the Catholic Church, Michael Gilchrist
Conclusion Absolute Truth concludes - predictably - with a rejection of the Churchs stances on clerical celibacy and women priests.
761 - Feb 1999 - News: The Church Around the World
The decree was promulgated in the Consistory Hall in the presence of many Capuchin religious both men and women as well as devotees of Padre Pio.
762 - Feb 1999 - John Paul II throws down the gauntlet to Australia's bishops, AD2000 Report
Among the more outspoken was Bishop Patrick Power of Canberra-Goulburn who urged greater Church tolerance for divorced Catholics who remarried without annulments and for more solidarity on the part of the Church with divorced and remarried couples priests who have left the priesthood homosexuals and women.
763 - Dec 1998 - The right to work: what does the Catholic Church teach?, Bishop Kevin Manning
The most obvious example here is the vast quantity of unpaid work done primarily by women nurturing children and fostering relationships both within households and in the community more generally in voluntary work.
764 - Dec 1998 - Thomas More Centre's Sydney Spring School, Anthony English
Young women especially were still looking for marriage and commitment in which unselfish sharing devotion and love were still held as important.
765 - Oct 1998 - Teresa-Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein): new Carmelite Saint, Tracey Rowland
Her major contribution to the intellectual life of pre-War European Catholicism related to the education of women.
766 - Sep 1998 - Books: Why Christianity must Change or Die, by Bishop John Selby Spong, Frank Mobbs
5) a notion which justifies the oppression of women.
767 - Sep 1998 - Archbishop Pell: 'Humanae Vitae' teachings 'are not an optional extra', Michael Gilchrist
This was a curious claim given the far greater impact on ecumenism of the Anglican Churchs ordination of women.
768 - Aug 1998 - Cardinal John Henry Newman and the development of doctrine, Fr Peter Waters
For example the proposal that women ought be ordained to the priesthood is sometimes presented as a natural albeit belated development within the Church now that society has fresher and clearer insights into the nature of gender and the true potential and equality of women.
769 - Aug 1998 - Education: Catholic schools: Do they make enough difference?, Br John Moylan CFC
In the past tens of thousands of Australian Catholic men and women have vowed their lives to serve God as teachers in Catholic schools.
770 - Jul 1998 - Inclusive language: 'eventually all nonsense implodes upon itself', Gerald Wilson
Inclusive language that form of gender neutral language designed to include women by eliminating male nouns and pronouns and also male generic terms where both men and women are meant has made significant inroads into secular usage in the media and academia if not in popular everyday usage.
771 - Jun 1998 - New Texts the key to reshaping religious education, Msgr Peter J. Elliott
The good-will and dedication of men and women teaching in this field is remarkable.
772 - Mar 1998 - Vatican Instruction on the role of the laity is binding on Catholics, Peter Westmore
Apostolic Pro-Nuncio speaking at the Thomas More Centre Summer School Archbishop Franco Brambilla the personal representative of the Holy Father in Australia said that the papally approved Instruction on certain questions regarding the collaboration of the non-ordained faithful in the ministry of priests and his earlier document Ordinatio Sacerdotalis regarding the impossibility of womens ordination were binding on Catholics.
773 - Dec 1997 - Cardinal John O'Connor: what Catholics believe, Cardinal John O'Connor
They are particularly meaningful to Australia: St Oliver Plunkett (to honour the Irish origins of the Catholic Church in Australia); Peter Chanel (the first martyr of Oceania); Thomas Thien (seminarian and one of the Vietnamese Martyrs in honour of the vibrant Vietnamese community in Melbourne); Anthony of Padus (chosen to honour the largely European origins of Melbourne Catholics); Therese of Lisieux (patroness of the missions and especially venerated in Australia very recently declared a Doctor of the Church third among women); Francis Xavier (the other patron of the missions honouring the fact that Australia was under the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples until 1976).
774 - Nov 1997 - A young Catholic woman's defence of Church teachings, Anna Silvas
I believe this downward spiral is a grave spiritual sickness and grieve when I see what look like signs of it especially among women.
775 - Nov 1997 - Books: 'Tomorrow's Creed' as drafted by Fr Michael Morwood, Frank Mobbs
This insight has no doubt led Fr Morwood to a new appreciation of racists exploiters of the poor destroyers of the environment oppressors of women paedophiles and others of his pet hates.
776 - Oct 1997 - Reflection: St Therese of Lisieux: only half the story, Msgr Peter J. Elliott
We love her for what she is love at the heart of the Church the epitome of Carmel that is of all those Carmelite women who we know are always there with us and for us being love at the heart of Gods People.
777 - Sep 1997 - Editorial: Inclusive language: the Vatican sets the limits, Michael Gilchrist
With a few others these constituted the feminist core at all the hearings of the Participation of Women in the Catholic Church in Australia around the country; but who on this occasion met an equally determined opposition.
778 - Aug 1997 - Reflection: A young Catholic comments on the meaning of church 'participation', Lucy O'Connell
Now if our motive is self-fulfilment self-advancement self-importance then our desires are worth nothing and the opinions that we voice in a survey such as Participation of Women in the Catholic Church in Australia matter nothing.
779 - Aug 1997 - Participation of Women in the Catholic Church in Australia: an update, Michael Gilchrist
Detailed materials from Australia-wide hearings of the Participation of Women in the Catholic Church (PWCC) continue to reach this office further underlining the analysis in last months AD2000 report: that common to every hearing and its presentations was a clear division between two major groups of women with numbers varying in different centres but reflecting the polarised nature of the Church itself.
780 - Aug 1997 - Editorial: Mannix: A Monument to a Leader, Michael Gilchrist
The decision to commission a bronze sculpture of the late Archbishop Mannix (see page 4) to be placed close to the front entrance of St Patricks Cathedral Melbourne will be welcomed not only by the relatively few remaining Australian Catholics who personally recall the great Archbishop but by all of those who understand that the achievements of a nation - or of a Church - are written more eloquently in the lives of its great leaders men and women than through other avenues of communication.
781 - Jul 1997 - Books: 'Banished Camelots: Recollections of a Catholic Childhood', by John Redrup, Br Christian Moe FSC
Testimony What is encouraging in this comforting book is that we have testimony from a man (whose claims to be heard given his personal and professional attainments are impressive) that the traditional Catholic institutions should not be judged and condemned for the scandal attaching to the comparatively few who have fallen short of their Institutes highest ideals; and that the achievements of yesterdays Catholic men and women - whether ordained religious or lay - should be adequately memorialised and held in perpetual honour.
782 - Jul 1997 - Which Catholic women will the Australian bishops listen to?, Michael Gilchrist
The project initiated by the Australian Bishops The Participation of Women in the Catholic Church in Australia (PWCC) is reminiscent of a similar but unsuccessful project which the US Bishops undertook a few years ago.
783 - Jul 1997 - Editorial: Unity is Strength: Division is Death
This statement was nominally in relation to womens ordination.
784 - Apr 1997 - Brisbane Archdiocese booklets: how to make parishes 'zoom along', Michael Gilchrist
But not it seems the numbers of bureaucrats with recent advertisements in the Brisbane Catholic Leader (2 March 1997) calling for applications for an Executive Secretary/Project Officer to the Archbishops Taskgroup on Womens Participation in the Church and for the post of Administration/Project Officer within the Vicariate of Church Life and Mission.
785 - Feb 1997 - The Catholic Church in Singapore: why is it strong and healthy?, Michael Barr
Their work is supported by an extensive network of benefactors: lay men and women who assist the friars financially and with the sweat of their brows.
786 - Feb 1997 - The Catholic Church in Adelaide: Road to renewal? Or decline?, Michael Gilchrist
; The Church has too many assets to say that it stands with the poor; Young people find the Mass boring and repetitive; The Church needs to move with the times - celibacy birth control women priests.
787 - Feb 1997 - 'Catholic Church Life Survey': 250,000 parishioners polled, Michael Gilchrist
The Churchs teaching on and treatment of women is unjust: e.
788 - Dec 1996 - Australian 'new church': Sr Roberta Hakendorf leads the charge, AD2000 Report
It is not surprising that Sr Hakendorf is leading the charge to set up a new church in Australia when one recalls her reported statement to an Adelaide conference of the Movement for the Ordination of Women ten years ago (The Age 1 September 1986): As far as I see it there is no place for the ordained priesthood.
789 - Oct 1996 - How the new Catechism can impact on the secular culture, Archbishop Barry J. Hickey
Some of the titles illustrate the point: on euthanasia - Always to care never to kill; on abortion - Caring about women caring for the unborn; on embryo research - The unhuman use of human beings.
790 - Jul 1996 - Vendée Catholics during the French Revolution, James Bogle
Among its ranks were even a few women who disguised themselves as men such as Reneacute;e Bordereau called the Angevin who fought in Bonchamps cavalry to avenge her fathers death.
791 - Jun 1996 - McBrien's 'Catholicism': what the US Bishops criticised
Contraception homosexuality and womens ordination are taken for granted as open questions with the official Church position on these seen as erroneous.
792 - Feb 1996 - Editorial: When - if ever - will the Church act to safeguard her authority?, B.A. Santamaria
Late in 1995 the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith with the authority of the Holy Father behind it declared that the Popes 1994 Apostolic Letter Ordinatio Sacerdotalis was a declaration of the infallible teaching of the Church in the matter of womens ordination.
793 - Dec 1995 - Beijing UN Conference on Women - How Holy See took on the feminist agenda, Rita Joseph
A coalition of Western nations - particularly English-speaking ones - sought to impose its radical feminist agenda on the discussions decisions and concluding documents of the recent United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing.
794 - Nov 1995 - Post-conciliar renewal? Some Queensland snapshots, Michael Gilchrist
The Brisbane Archdioceses Catholic Leader (24 September 1995) has published the edited text of a keynote address by Sr Patricia Fox of Adelaide to a Brisbane Archdiocesan womens gathering - Women Celebrating the Challenge of Change.
795 - Sep 1995 - Saints and heroes: where the difference lies, Lawrence Cross
However from an Eastern Christian viewpoint this incomprehension of the meaning of even the saints physical person may reveal the development of a rather bloodless and moralistic Christianity whose appreciation of the mystery of the Incarnation lives more in theological textbooks than in the actual material daily existence of men and women.
796 - Sep 1995 - Editorial: Catholic doctrines and moral teachings: the time for enforcement is overdue, B.A. Santamaria
Increasing numbers of men and women are coming to understand the nature of the barbarism which has followed the apparent collapse of the institutions on which even tribal societies are based.
797 - Aug 1995 - Blessed Edith Stein (1891-1942): The most significant German woman this century, Mary O'Neill
Later in her writings on the vocation of women Edith would recall her childhood and the impact of her mothers example: At our house there was no question of principles of education - we simply read the open book of our mothers heart to know how we should behave.
798 - Jun 1995 - Why Vatican rejected 'inclusive' New Revised Standard Version Bible, Fr G.H. Duggan SM
These women appear to have a profound dislike of men and strive to have the word man eliminated from every text in which it occurs.
799 - Apr 1995 - Reflection: The Resurrection: why the four Gospel accounts 'add up', Bishop David Silk (Anglican Bishop of Ballarat)
Two Jewish gentlemen had carried out the burial apparently by themselves but witnessed by a number of women who were followers of the dead prophet.
800 - Apr 1995 - Church of England General Synod member joins the Catholic Church, Fr Peter Geldard
Fr Geldard has been one of the most articulate opponents of womens ordination in his Church (which ultimately took place in November 1992).
801 - Apr 1995 - Catholicism: 'revealed by God, not devised by man', Fr Graham Leonard (former Anglican Bishop of London)
Following the decision of the General Synod to authorise the ordination of women to the priesthood the Church Society sought a Judicial Review as to whether the Synod had exceeded its powers.
802 - Feb 1995 - Vatican says 'no' to NRSV translation - 'Inclusive language' setback, Michael Gilchrist
Idiom and culture Pastorally appropriate may well include the efforts of some bishops to placate the relatively few but well-placed feminists whom they appear to consider representative of Catholic women as a whole.
803 - Feb 1995 - Education: How to keep Catholic schools 'Catholic', Tom Kendell
The passive and silent majority of Catholic parents has allowed a vociferous minority within parishes and schools to press for inclusive language and women priests.
804 - Dec 1994 - RE syllabus based on new Catechism: Wagga Wagga diocese sets pace for Australia, Bishop George Pell
Fr Frank Devoy of the diocese became the chairman with the four deanery representatives (two priests and two lay women) Gerard Gaskin from the Wagga Wagga C.
805 - Dec 1994 - An Open Letter to the Manly Seminary staff, Fr Brian Harrison OS
It is obvious for instance that the Church has traditionally taught with great firmness and constancy the personal existence of the Devil the historical fall from grace of our first parents the historical contraction of original sin by generation the absolute immorality of contraception (and of other specific classes of sexual conduct which many of you want the Church to permit) the impossibility of womens ordination and the disciples true seeing touching and eating with the risen Christ.
806 - Oct 1994 - Canberra-Goulburn diocese's 'Gender Inclusive Guidelines', Colin Jory
Although the views espoused are rejected by numerous informed intelligent men and women throughout the English-speaking world the Guidelines do not so much as acknowledge that contrary opinions exist.
807 - Sep 1994 - New edition of Fr Richard McBrien's 'Catholicism': but dissent still remains, James Likoudis
Such sections are those which discuss contraception and the ordination of women.
808 - Aug 1994 - How dissent operates in the Church, Bishop George Pell
He rejected the authority of the Pope and his bishops attacked the new Catechism disputed the age-old Church positions on homosexuality premarital sex contraception masturbation and abortion argued for women priests and claimed that women are invisible their experience not named honoured or listened to.
809 - Aug 1994 - Bishop Spong at Australian Catholic University - Why?, Michael Gilchrist
Bishop John Shelby Spong ordains active homosexuals has been in the forefront of womens ordination campaigns and writes prolifically against the foundations of Christianity.
810 - Aug 1994 - Religious orders, associations refuse to accept 'definitive' Papal teaching
In his Apostolic Letter of 22 May Pope John Paul II declared that the Church has no authority whatsoever to confer priestly ordination on women and that this judgment is to be definitively held by all the faithful.
811 - Aug 1994 - Editorial: Now that the rebellion is in the open - what?, B.A. Santamaria
In his authoritative letter on the question of the ordination of women the Pope gave a clear and binding decision that to countenance such a proposal was beyond the Churchs competence; that the decision in question was binding on all Catholics; and that the finality of the decision precluded further public discussion.
812 - Jul 1994 - Books: 'Catechism of the Catholic Church', Fr Peter Joseph
Among these might be noted: in 903 Lay people should read Lay men with viri laici in brackets to indicate it means men as opposed to women on the basis of Canon 230.
813 - Jul 1994 - The revolt of the Religious Orders - Cardinal Ratzinger's statement
The events which followed the issue of the Popes letter on the Ordination of Women (Ordinatio Sacerdotalis) on 22 May have had the effect of bringing into the open the internal schism which has existed in the Church for the past twenty years.
814 - Jul 1994 - Putting orthodoxy on the line, B.A. Santamaria
To a world which is largely secularised the question of whether Catholic women should be ordained as priests must appear as a sideshow if not a bore.
815 - Jun 1994 - 'Inclusive' Mass readings: why the rush?, Michael Gilchrist
to degender passages which in ancient Hebrew society were undoubtedly meant to refer to men and not women is to distort the text .
816 - May 1994 - Reflection: Our Lady: the family context, Bishop George Pell
We know this we understand its consequences but it needs to be restated for those outside the Christian family and especially for the young people of today who are smothered by neo-pagan propaganda against children against motherhood and against the irreplaceable importance of family life and women in the family.
817 - Feb 1994 - The state of Catholicism after 'Veritatis Splendor', B.A. Santamaria
Hence the Church is now free to ordain whom it wills (a conclusion not dissociated from the current feminist campaign for the ordination of women).
818 - Nov 1993 - Preparing for a 'priestless' Church in Rockhampton?, Michael Gilchrist
Nevertheless it did not ill behove Mr Young to use his column (August 1993) to challenge Bishop Pell over a leaflet he co-authored: Why Cant Catholic Women Be Priests?
819 - Nov 1993 - Thomas More Centre Lecture: Janet Smith champions Church's moral teaching, Dr Janet Smith
Critics of Church moral teaching said Dr Smith who find its supporters incomprehensible seem unaware of the harm contraception has done to women and society - contraception has been destructive of womens well-being and the fuel allowing the sexual revolution to rage.
820 - Nov 1993 - In the aftermath of 'Veritatis Splendor', B.A. Santamaria
Is modification of the traditional teaching a fair price to pay for the liberation of women and for their control over their own bodies the central questions for the feminists?
821 - Nov 1993 - Editorial: The Pope: for or against him?, B.A. Santamaria
Its secondary but strategic significance lies in the fact that it is a call to arms addressed particularly to the bishops to defend those basic moral truths which are inherent in the Catholic Faith; and to ensure that those whom the bishops appoint to teaching positions will be men and women who can be trusted to proclaim and defend them.
822 - Sep 1993 - Lincoln, Nebraska - how to fill seminaries with vocations, Fr T.I. Thorburn
Three diocesan communities of women religious serve in the Diocese of Lincoln.
823 - Jul 1993 - Why 'inclusive' language adds up to bad English, David Frost
The push for language revision originated outside the Church in the feminist movement but has now been taken up by sympathetic churchmen who have responded to the charge that traditional Christianity has not accorded women an equal role.
824 - Jul 1993 - Brother Andrew speaks out on the Catholic crisis, Brother Andrew
At a time when our countries are in painful social collapse Church spokesmen and women to a large extent have lost their vision and their secret and merely echo what secular parties and professionals are saying.
825 - Jul 1993 - U.S. Bishop solves vocations crisis, Michael Gilchrist
If they ask a young man Well what do you think about ordaining women into the priesthood?
826 - Mar 1993 - The Myth of Latin America's 'Basic Christian Communities', Paul Gray
Hewitts Base Christian Communities and Social Change in Brazil is that the communities are made up of devout Catholic men and women who are deeply interested in liberation in a personal and moral sense but are not drawn towards dramatic political acts.
827 - Feb 1993 - Marriage destabilised by contraception, Archbishop Barry J. Hickey
It is a pity that the present-day insistence on free choice on personal freedom and on womens rights has deflected attention from the negative aspects of widespread contraception.
828 - Nov 1992 - Where 'normal' religious life flourishes, Fr John Parsons
The all time high in numbers of men if not women in religious orders was attained in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries.
829 - Nov 1992 - From a 'workshop' for Pastoral Associates
Sr Miriam then dealt with Scripture sharing how it evolved in its present form which regretfully doesnt highlight the role women played in the Jesus story.
830 - Nov 1992 - Editorial: Turning the Faith inside out, B.A. Santamaria
Describing the development of the self-styled Catholic womens movement in the USA - to which it is safe to say less than 10 percent would belong - Sr.
831 - Oct 1992 - Why is Archbishop Weakland invited to Australia?, AD2000 Report
In his 5000 word written response to six listening sessions he had held with Catholic women about abortion in March/April 1990 Weakland criticised the Churchs unequivocal position as too simplistic an answer to a complicated and emotional question and does not resolve all the concomitant problems surrounding the issue raised in a pluralistic society.
832 - Aug 1992 - Surveys highlight decline of mainline Christianity, Michael Gilchrist
Given the pattern in the American Evangelical Church with the loss of one-third of its membership since the 1970s a similar advent of womens ordination in Australian Anglicanism will simply hasten the downward trend.
833 - Jul 1992 - Editorial: The principle for which Thomas More died, B.A. Santamaria
Some bishops while apparently supporting the Popes repeated directions on the matter of the ordination of women are obviously attempting to prepare the way for its realisation.
834 - Jun 1992 - Monika Hellwig visits Australia, Michael Gilchrist
Perhaps more Australian bishops might also consider the precedent set by at least one American bishop Bishop John Myers of Peoria Illinois who during 1991 invited Dr Hellwig to explain her previously published views on womens ordination before permitting her to speak in his diocese.
835 - Apr 1992 - Sexist language: theological mumbo-jumbo, Frank Mobbs
That through most of its history the English language evolved in a patriarchal or male-dominated society and as a result its vocabulary and grammar tend to exclude women.
836 - Apr 1992 - Whence Ecumenism? The Vatican and ARCIC, Michael Davies
Just when Anglicanism in Australia faces likely fragmentation over pressures for womens ordination - ending any hopes of an early reunion with Roman Catholicism and Eastern Orthodoxy - the official Vatican response to the Anglican Roman Catholic International Commission (ARCIC) indicates that other fundamental doctrinal differences between the Churches remain unresolved.
837 - Apr 1992 - Problems of modern Biblical scholarship, B.A. Santamaria
The campaign for the ordination of women opens up issues far wider than that of women priests.
838 - Mar 1992 - Mary - Biblical focus of Christian unity, Archbishop Barry J. Hickey
To some Mary is too docile too other-worldly to be a satisfactory model for modern women.
839 - Mar 1992 - Sin: Shakespeare got it right, Susan Moore
Beautiful and intelligent young women stop sleeping with ridiculous or brutal young men or turning to despair to female lovers.
840 - Dec 1991 - New Zealand: 'transforming the Church from within', John Kennedy OBE
Radical feminists and activist nuns in New Zealand continue to nibble away at those structures and teaching of the Catholic Church which have to do with religious life the role of women in the life of the Church and in particular with the reservation of the priesthood to men only.
841 - Dec 1991 - Editorial: Can the internal schism be solved?, B.A. Santamaria
The internal issue within the Anglican Communion has come to a head on the issue of the ordination of women but as Archdeacon George Austin of York stated (November AD2000) the doctrinal division goes beyond this question.
842 - Nov 1991 - NCC Anniversary: National Civic Council 50th anniversary celebration, 7 October 1991 - address, Bishop George Pell
Credit should always be given where credit is due and when a group of men and women have worked for fifty years to give practical expression to Catholic social principles in Australian public life a long struggle often accompanied by personal suffering and the sacrifice of public office we should pause to recall how unusual this is in the pragmatic hurly-burly of Australian political life and recall that this movement has no parallel in the English-speaking world.
843 - Nov 1991 - Editorial: When television told the truth, B.A. Santamaria
When the Archdeacon of York recently called on the Anglican Church to recognise that it was hopelessly split the London weekly The Economist speaking from a secularist viewpoint commented: A Church should not huddle together vaunting its spirit of compromise when one-third of its members have a quite different view of order and authority from the other two-thirds as is the case over womens ordination.
844 - Oct 1991 - 'Faith of Our Fathers' - still valid for the 1990s, Bishop George Pell
A disproportionate amount of human suffering in our world is borne by women; we have to recognise this and work towards a greater recognition within the Church too of the leadership capacity of women.
845 - Oct 1991 - The priesthood: one layman's view, B.A. Santamaria
The laity women as well as men have progressively invaded the sanctuary which was once the priests domain; while many priests and religious in their increasingly frequent interventions in questions of the temporal order often of a technical nature have invaded the laitys domain.
846 - Aug 1991 - 'Creative liturgy' - darker reasons beneath the surface, Fr Ephraem Chifley OP
The hermaphrodite deity addressed in this prayer is apparently not playing speaks with humankind or earthborn women and men and needs to be shaken out of his/her sulky mood by a bit of stern talking to.
847 - Aug 1991 - New Zealand Catholicism to put on Maori clothing?, John Kennedy OBE
After the womens ordination issue the state of our indigenous people (to use the jargon) looms large.
848 - Jun 1991 - Richard John Neuhaus interviewed, Mary Arnold
I think that some of those who constitute pro-Choice Catholics and the Womens Ordination movement are growing older.
849 - Jun 1991 - Encyclical: John Paul II's Memorial to 'Rerum Novarum': a summary of 'Centesimus Annus', B.A. Santamaria
In other words an economic freedom which for instance destroys the family by absorbing the majority of married women into the workforce is a freedom not worth having.
850 - Feb 1991 - Leading questions for New Zealand's Religious, Sr Micaela Dillon OP
It has been said that the survey is not the product of the general meetings of major superiors but that it was suggested by two womens orders and endorsed only by the executive of the Major Superiors Conference.
851 - Nov 1990 - Can Australia's seminaries turn the tide?, Michael Gilchrist
He is to be comfortable with the uncomfortability of the new human challenges - ecology womens participation in society and Church and in the search for effective and just economic and political systems for all humanity .
852 - Jun 1990 - Books: 'Iota Unum: A Study of Changes in the Catholic Church in the Twentieth Century', Fr John Parsons
There are separate chapters on the sacraments in general and each sacrament in particular on natural theology scepticism the liturgy the priesthood the religious orders Catholic lay movements asceticism Catholic education Church and State the death penalty work and technology the Church and women abortion catechetics and a variety of other topics bringing the book to forty two chapters in all.
853 - Jun 1990 - Being a Catholic in 1990: Rev James Murray interviews Bob Santamaria, James S. Murray
But they held the view that the Latin Mass was one of the historic cultural possessions of European men and women regardless of their belief or lack of it.
854 - Mar 1990 - New Zealand: tensions between Rome and the Bishops, John Kennedy OBE
There is in progress a major year-long inquiry into womens issues in the Church funded by the orders but having the backing and approval of the bishops.
855 - Mar 1990 - Close encounter with feminist theology, Dr Frank Mobbs
The big thing turned out to be a vision of men and women living as mutual and equal.
856 - Feb 1990 - 'Holland of the Pacific'?: Catholicism in New Zealand, John Kennedy OBE
When the synod was held it did the predictable things expected of it and then it moved into the forbidden areas coming out strongly for womens ordination and an end to priestly celibacy.
857 - Feb 1990 - Books: Archbishop Oscar Romero: a modern martyr - 'Romero: a Life', by James Brockman, Paul Gray
Nearly all were civilian victims many of them women or children.
858 - Feb 1990 - Thomas Aquinas College, California: a model of Catholic higher education, Michael Gilchrist
There are no male-female visitations in dormitories women wear skirts to class and men may not wear T-shirts.
859 - Dec 1989 - Can Catholic integrity be recovered?, Colin Jory
For such people changing Catholic teaching on contraception women priests divorce abortion or any other matter poses no more of a problem of integrity than changing zoning laws by lobbying Parliament.
860 - Oct 1989 - Catholicism at the crossroads, Michael Gilchrist
Among the top place getters were Adult Education and Faith Formation Partnership in Ministry Church as Outreach in Mission Remodelling the Church Community and Women in the Church.
861 - Sep 1989 - Christianity: new threats in the aftermath of the fall of Communism, Paul Johnson
Indeed his influence went wider still for it is axiomatic in his theory of the state that men and women can be made better creatures by the political process.
862 - Jul 1989 - An Agnostic analyses Catholicism: interview with Leszek Kolokawski, Paul Gray
As to the priesthood of women Im not familiar with theological arguments for or against.
863 - Apr 1989 - The Catholic Church in Britain: Piers Paul Read interviewed by 'AD2000', Paul Gray
Im very disappointed in the Popes meditation on women.
864 - Oct 1988 - A Catholic university for Australia: surely not modelled on Notre Dame?, Michael Gilchrist
The faculty of another institution Boston College invited Maguire to lecture there in 1986 despite his earlier reported comments: My four visits to the abortion clinic made me more eager to maintain the legality of abortion for women who judge they need them.
865 - Sep 1988 - 'Putting the essence of the Faith in doubt' (Jean Guitton), B.A. Santamaria
Among them there would be thousands of Catholic women who originally contracted valid marriages whose husbands have walked out on them and who have re-married simply to seek ordinary human companionship.
866 - Jul 1988 - Growth of a 'new church': the Dutch experiment, Michael Gilchrist
Emphasis in Dutch religious life centred on becoming a person relating social emancipation experiencing peace movements womens movements and general emancipation from rules.
867 - Jun 1988 - A pen picture of American Catholicism, Michael Gilchrist
The more aware members of the former can be found among a minority of US bishops a significant section of very active priests and religious a host of lay organisations such as Catholics United for the Faith and Women for Faith and Family a number of journals and newspapers such as Crisis Fidelity The Wanderer and the National Catholic Register and in such large publishers as Ignatius Press and the Daughters of St Paul.
868 - Apr 1988 - A kingdom divided in itself, B.A. Santamaria
Pressed to the point however it is difficult to reject the conclusion of the Anglican Bishop of London Dr Graham Leonard (who has led the fight against the ordination of women in the Anglican Church both in Britain and the United States).