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Western Australian legislative committee recommends preserving confessional seal

Sep 12, 2020

Religious ministers should not be required to violate the seal of confession to report child sex abuse, a committee of... Read more

Bunker Bay in Western Australia, Aug. 2, 2020, days after a shark attack on a surfer.

Catholic priest in Australia says grace helped him save surfer in shark attack

Aug 10, 2020

Fr. Liam Ryan, a long-time surfer, was on vacation visiting his best friend in Western Australia when, on the afternoon... Read more

Parliament House, Perth.

Doctors' rep warns of lack of safeguards in WA assisted suicide, euthanasia bill

Sep 24, 2019

The president of the Australian Medical Association (WA) said last week that a West Australian bill to legalize assisted suicide... Read more

At watershed moment, assisted suicide could expand in Australia

Aug 6, 2019

Legal assisted suicide could expand in Australia, as the Western Australian government has introduced legislation to allow people deemed terminally... Read more