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A Muslim protester runs near a burning vehicle during a clash with the police outside the presidential palace in Jakarta (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

Last month 100,000 people protested over the alleged blasphemy of the city’s Christian governor

South Australian premier Jay Weatherill

The bill was defeated in the South Australian Parliament after a heated debate

ABC journalist Quentin Dempster addressing a crowd at a 'Hands off our ABC' rally in Sydney

A Catholic priest was among those who met the head of the Australian Broadcasting Commission to voice their concerns

Vietnamese-born Bishop Long came to Australia in a refugee boat in 1981 (CNS)

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A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

St John Paul II pictured during a visit to Paris in 1980 (CNS)

Melbourne’s John Paul II Institute is being shut down unexpectedly – the ramifications extend far beyond Australia

Cardinal George Pell (AP)

Australian police questioned the cardinal over allegations dating back to the 1970s

Australian Labour Party leader Bill Shorten opposed the referrendum on same-sex marriage (AP)

The Australian Labour party have argued that it would better for politicians to decide the issue in Parliament

Bishop Vincent Long Van Nguyen of Parramatta, chairman of the Australian bishops' social justice council (CNS photo/courtesy Australian Catholic Bishops Conference)

The bishops have released a document emphasising that old age will come to us all

David McFadden

Headmaster of the Oratory school resigns

David McFadden is moving to Aquinas College in Perth, Australia, after 34 years at the school

Bishop Ronald Mulkearns, who died in April

The late Bishop Ronald Mulkearns, who ‘regretted’ his handling of abuse cases, left his fortune to the Diocese of Ballarat