Cath Talk Blog
Since his election as Bishop of Rome in March, Pope Francis has captivated the world with his cheerful manner and joyous personality. So it came as a surprise to many recently when he told a group of school children that he never really wanted his current job.
Recently, The Centre for Faith, Ethics & Society at the University of Notre Dame, Australia hosted prominent legal scholar and Catholic moral philosopher John Finnis to speak at its Fremantle Campus. His lecture, entitled Opposing “Death With Dignity” and “Same Sex Marriage”: Faith or Reason. The lecture, which was advertised as a public event, was interrupted by protestors who disagreed with Professor Finnis’ stance on the issue of Same Sex Marriage.
Tracey Spicer, national presenter for Network Ten's news bulletins & ambassador for "Dying with Dignity", has written a "public apology" to her now-deceased mother, for not making the choice to suffocate her with a pillow.
The company Aussie Mite has apologised but continues to receive criticism on their Facebook page over a recent commercial, which portrayed Jesus in the Holy Eucharist being dipped into the black, gooey, Aussie Mite product and then consumed.