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Australian nun detained in the Philippines

Tuesday 17 April 2018

Roy Lagarde, CBCP News

Authorities have arrested a 71-year-old Australian Catholic nun and known human rights advocate over allegations that she is an ‘undesirable alien’.

Sr Patricia Fox, superior of the Our Lady of Sion congregation in the Philippines, was met by six personnel of the Bureau of Immigration at their mission house in Quezon City on Monday afternoon. She was taken to the BI intelligence division in Intramuros, Manila, where she was detained.

New ambulance the most vital delivery yet for Uganda maternity hospital

Saturday 14 April 2018

Catholic Mission

It wasn't quite the delivery they are used to, but for Sister Mary Goretti and her small staff at St Luke Health Centre in Bujuni, it is one that will save hundreds of lives.

The maternal health centre, located three hours from Kampala, can finally celebrate the arrival of its long-awaited ambulance, which supporters in Melbourne helped to fund during last year's Catholic Mission Church Appeal.

2018 Film Reviews: Isle of Dogs

Friday 14 April 2018

Australian Catholic Office for Film and Broadcasting

ISLE OF DOGS. Starring by voice: Bryan Cranston, Kohu Rankin, Edward Norton, Bill Murray, Frances McDormand, Scarlett Johansson, Tilda Swinton, Lief Schreiber, and others. Directed by Wes Anderson. Rated PG (Mild themes, animated violence and coarse language). 101 min.