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Topic: Australia

Pope hosts global video chat with young people

Francis answers questions from pupils on five continents via Google Hangouts

Australian Church offers free schooling for refugee children

Church calls for release of all refugees

Cardinal Pell: Ashes revenge is sweet

‘Turn the other cheek doesn’t quite fit the England–Australia battle,’ says Australian cardinal

Cricket Australia is still very lofty about ‘The Spirit of Cricket’. After their team’s loutish pleasure in humiliating England, they have a nerve

The Australian captain told one English player to ‘get ready for a broken arm’. Is this really what the Ashes is all about now?

Art review: Australia, Royal Academy

Despite some evocative landscapes, the latest RA blockbuster struggles to squeeze two centuries of art from an entire continent into an exhibition of 200 works

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‘I won’t be recommending Vatican III’: Cardinal Pell on his new role advising Pope Francis

The Australian cardinal says he will call for an overhaul of Vatican communications

A new scandal is shaking the Aussie Church

Police are currently looking into alleged cover-ups involving three senior churchmen

Vatican to create Australian ordinariate

A church in Melbourne is already earmarked for use

It’s becoming hard to find an Aussie priest

Soon one in four priests in Australia will be foreign-born or on visas