Posts Tagged ‘James Parker’

Gay conversion protest at Sydney uni Catholic event

Friday, May 6th, 2016

Protestors have tried to disrupt an event titled “Man + Woman = Made for each other”, run by a Catholic group at the University of Sydney. Around 60 students with megaphones, rainbow flags and a trombone drowned out large parts of the event organised by the University of Sydney Union Catholic Society on May 4. Read more

Perth’s Catholic newspaper closes in digital media revamp

Friday, July 25th, 2014

The Record, Western Australia’s Catholic newspaper, which was established in 1874, put out its final edition on July 23. The Record was Australia’s oldest weekly newspaper. Perth Archbishop Timothy Costelloe said the decision to close the newspaper was reached after a five-month review with stakeholders, following a protracted decline in subscriptions. “Change is sometimes difficult Read more

Olympic Cross features in Catholic programme for Games

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

An Olympic Cross, hospitality centres for athletes and round-the-clock adoration of the Blessed Sacrament are featuring in the Catholic pastoral programme for the London Olympic Games. The cross will stand at the Joshua Camp, an international Catholic Olympic gathering in East London, until August 13. The camp provides hospitality and creates a Catholic presence to Read more

Firefighter nun will carry Olympic Torch

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

A nun will carry the Olympic Torch today as Catholic parishes across Britain prepare for a series of Masses and other events to mark the opening of the Olympic Games in London on July 27. Sister Mary-Joy Langdon, of the Sisters of the Infant Jesus, will join the Olympic Torch Relay in the Kingston to Read more