Pope opens major bishops meeting

Pope Francis has opened a gathering of bishops with the Catholic Church in a swirling state of crisis over sex abuse, urging its leaders not to let the next generation’s faith be snuffed out “by our own shortcomings, mistakes and sins”. In signs of the extraordinary pressure the Church has …

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May: no-deal Brexit would mean tariffs

Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May says no-deal Brexit would mean tariffs and border checks and be “tough” for the UK. In a speech to the Conservative Party’s annual conference on Wednesday, she said “leaving without a deal – introducing tariffs and costly checks at the border – would be …

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Qld win as Lynn goes top of one-day charts

Chris Lynn’s run of form to start the season has helped Queensland qualify for the domestic one-day cup semi-finals, as the Bulls beat South Australia by 24 runs in the rain-affected knockout match at North Sydney Oval. After Lynn’s 68 brought up his fifth score of above 50 in six …

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Race day enjoyable, all for mental health

Not-for-profit organisation Avivo will hold its third annual Amazing Race in Geraldton tomorrow to raise awareness and reduce stigma about mental health issues in the community. Coinciding with Mental Health Week, the event will involve teams of between two and four making their way through 15 interactive stations, completing a …

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Brooke Bachie shock | The West Australian

It was the shock departure that rocked The Bachelor. Last night saw Perth favourite Brooke Blurton break Nick “Honey Badger” Cummins’ heart as she hopped into the limousine and left The Bachelor mansion behind. Whilest Nick Cummins looked visibly broken, Blurton has no regrets. “No, I don’t regret my decision …

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