E-News - Vol.9 No.4

From the Director - Part of the bargain
Some of those killed were unfortunate victims of robbery or a kidnapping that failed, but some were ‘martyrs' in the true sense of the word; they were killed because they were Catholic priests. (more)
Pope Francis - Amoris Laetitia Pope Francis - A Church called to form consciences
If we can achieve this level of discipleship we will clearly be a different church, a more adult, discerning, decentralised and consultative church.  (more)
The priest and the benefactor The priest and the benefactor
It was a privilege to have known Frank Joyce. His example of generosity is typical of many of our loyal Columban supporters who are  remembered daily in our Masses and prayers. (more)
Fifteen young girls rescued 15 young girls rescued
The long term success of the operation was that we had retired federal police from Australia who volunteered to go undercover as sex tourists and infiltrated the sex bars and clubs. (more)
Australian High Commission supports mission in Pakistan Australian High Commission supports mission in Pakistan
A Centre for Home-Based Palliative Care has recently opened at St Elizabeth Hospital in Hyderabad, Pakistan. The Centre provides palliative care to cancer patients with pain control therapy. (more)
Reflection - Rekindling the embers Reflection - Rekindling the embers
What a wonderful word is Kindle! Its origins lie in the Old English words to light up, to glow and then to give birth to, and so relating it very much to ‘Kinder’, of the young. (more)
Mid-Year Appeal - 2016 2016 Mid-Year Appeal - Open our eyes
“Never before did I find it so hard to write a few lines about a given situation. The nation is numb, shell-shocked and overwhelmed, and so are we.” (more)