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Queensland parliament legalizes euthanasia, assisted suicide

Sep 29, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

The Australian state of Queensland has voted to become the fifth state in the country to legalize assisted suicide and... Read more

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Bishop urges Queenslanders to oppose euthanasia, assisted suicide bill

Sep 2, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

Catholics in Australia’s Queensland state are being urged to sign a petition asking the parliament not to pass a bill... Read more

Cherish Life Queensland Rally for Life, October 2018

Australian pro-lifers to march against proposed assisted suicide law

Aug 30, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

Pro-life advocates in Queensland, Australia will hold a public March for Life ahead of parliamentary debate on a proposed assisted... Read more

Pro-life leaders oppose broad expansion of abortion in Australian state

Oct 8, 2018

A parliamentary committee reportedly supported a proposal Oct. 5 to significantly expand abortion in the northeastern Australian state of Queensland.  Read more

Abortion bill a matter of life and death, Australian bishop says

Aug 2, 2018

Archbishop Mark Coleridge of Brisbane, Australia encouraged members of parliament to look beyond the “worn-out ideologies and tricky language” behind... Read more

Bishop Michael Putney, the late head of Australia's Townsville diocese.

Australians mourn late bishop remembered for ecumenism

Apr 2, 2014

Christians, especially those in Australia, are mourning the death of Bishop Michael Putney, who was particularly committed to ecumenical dialogue.  Read more