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Video: Epping parish expanding exponentially Video: Epping parish expanding exponentially

Video: Epping parish expanding exponentially

Thursday 30 March 2017

Media and Communications Office

One of Melbourne’s busiest growth corridors is to be found due north of the CBD, extending from Epping out through Epping North to Wollert, and that’s the area covered by parish priest Fr Maurie Cooney and his parish staff at St Peter’s Epping and St Mary of the Cross MacKillop in Epping North.

We visited recently to explore their burgeoning neighbourhood.

Congo's bishops give up on peace mediation

Thursday 30 March 2017

Catholic News Service
 
Catholic bishops in Congo have abandoned attempts to arrange a government-opposition power-sharing agreement, amid rising violence. Archbishop Marcel Utembi Tapa of Kisangani, the bishops' conference president, said the latest round of political negotiations were not satisfying the Congolese people. He said bishops had continued working with both sides until 27 March, but that all parties were pulling back from a consensus on issues previously agreed upon.
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