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Father Rob Galea recording “Preach: The Catholic Homilies Podcast” inside the William J. Loschert Studio at America Media in New York City, February 2024
“Explain the resurrection to me in two minutes without using any church language.” This is the challenge that Father Rob Galea tells “Preach,” host Ricardo da Silva, S.J., he sets for his staff to ensure they can easily relate to the young people they serve.
FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
“Newman’s theology of the development of doctrine enables us to be grounded in our tradition and open to ways in which we can grow in our understanding of it,” Archbishop Costelloe tells Gerard O’Connell. “That’s a key to this whole process.”
Indigenous women sit on a bench at a polling place in Sydney as Australians cast votes on Oct. 14, 2023, in a referendum that sought to enshrine an advocacy committee for Indigenous peoples in that nation’s Constitution. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Julian Sieber
After the defeat of “The Voice” referendum, there is still an opportunity for Australians to reckon with their past. Catholics worldwide should also seek reconciliation with Indigenous peoples.
Rod McGuirk - Associated Press
A father is suing for damages for the nervous shock he suffered when he learned of allegations his son had been abused.
A crowd gathers to enter a beige church building
OSV News
“As I heard the chant ‘Cardinal Pell should go to Hell,’ I thought, ‘Ah ha! At least they now believe in the afterlife!’ Perhaps this is St. George Pell’s first miracle,” former Prime Minister Tony Abbott said.
Rod McGuirk - Associated Press
The New South Wales Police Force said on Tuesday it has rejected an application from a Sydney-based gay rights group for a permit to protest outside the cathedral on Thursday due to safety concerns.