Perth Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB last week spoke with 6PR Radio host Liam Barlett answering several questions about the Catholic community and the various challenges posed by the pandemic over the past two years. By Amanda Murthy.
Many Australians have been putting off getting their coronavirus vaccination for weeks but a sudden surge in COVID-19 in Victoria has pushed them to rethink their ‘wait and see’ approach on vaccines.
Stella Maris Australia, a Catholic agency that provides spiritual and practical support to those working at sea, has joined an international coalition calling for better treatment of seafarers during the pandemic.
Following the end of a snap week-long lockdown, Perth Catholics have last weekend lived through the first weekend of Masses wearing and coping with the task of wearing a mask. The weekend was also marked as the Sunday Word of God, instituted by Pope Francis last year following his Apostolic Letter, Aperuit Illis, in which he encouraged the celebration, study and dissemination of the Word of God.