Message of His Excellency Bishop Antoine - Charbel Tarabay In response to the severe drought in New South Wales

As you have been witnessing in the news or through social media in recent times,thereare great parts of NSW that are affected by a severe drought.By the ver nature of our Christianity,we cannot stand by and watch such hardship befall our farmers

Petrol prices climb to four-year high, ACCC urges motorists to use comparison apps

Petrol prices in Australia's largest cities have climbed to their highest levels in four years, averaging $1.45 per litre for base grade petrol

Malcolm Turnbull hangs on with 48-35 leadership ballot win over Peter Dutton, reshuffle on the cards

The Prime Minister's political crisis has worsened with a total of seven frontbenchers offering their resignations — led by former home affairs minister Peter Dutton who lost a leadership spill this morning

Pope Francis condemns church sex abuse in response to new revelations in US

Pope Francis has issued a letter to Catholics around the world condemning the "crime" of sexual abuse committed by priests — and its cover-up — and demanding accountability

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian announces Climate Change Fund money to reduce energy costs

The NSW Government is taking $72 million from its Climate Change Fund to help some businesses and households reduce their energy costs

Corrigin crash kills mother, 10yo son after semi-trailer slams into parked car

A mother and her 10-year-old son have been killed in a road crash near Corrigin, in Western Australia's Wheatbelt, after a semi-trailer ploughed into a parked car

Explosion kills, injures people in Idlib’a Ariha

An explosion rocked north Syria’s Idlib countryside, killing and injuring people.

Pakistan’s newly elected PM announces 20-member cabinet

Pakistan’s newly-elected Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday announced his 20-member cabinet

Salt Ash bushfire in NSW upgraded to emergency as residents are warned it is too late to leave

An emergency warning has been issued as the Salt Ash bushfire, in New South Wales' Hunter region, intensifies again

Victoria Police offer $500,000 reward to solve brutal sexual assault in North Melbourne

She was walking home from the city along King Street into Chetwynd Street, North Melbourne, on June 30, 2013 when she noticed a man behind her

Imran Khan sworn in as Pakistan's 22nd prime minister

Pakistan's cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan was sworn in as the 22nd prime minister on Saturday, amid a string of political and economic challenges his country is currently grappling with

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday warned against threatening his country with sanctions

Some are threatening us with economy, sanctions, exchange rates, interests and inflation. We see your game and we challenge it," Erdogan said at the ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party's sixth ordinary congress in the capital Ankara

Malcolm Turnbull's backdown on Paris emissions target fails to appease Coalition detractors

The Prime Minister's backdown on energy policy has not placated some rebels in the Coalition party room who continue to criticise government policy and threaten to cross the floor

Police car rammed, motorcycle officer driven off road in separate incidents

Queensland police are searching for a white station wagon that last night rammed a police patrol car and injured two officers at Deception Bay, north of Brisbane

Dutton denies plotting to overthrow Turnbull As PM risks leadership with electricity plan

Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has shot down reports that he is considering taking a tilt at the coalition leadership

Trump using Brunson to rally evangelical votes: report

U.S. President Donald Trump has been using the dispute with Turkey about a detained pastor to garner votes ahead of congressional elections in November

Gun law changes dropped by Tasmanian Liberals following community backlash

An election promise to change Tasmania's gun laws has been abandoned, with the Liberal Government acknowledging the community's "deeply held concerns" over safety and confidence in the law

Pilot dies in waterbombing helicopter crash on NSW south coast

A pilot has died after a waterbombing helicopter crashed on the NSW south coast where emergency services have been battling bushfires

Homily of Bishop Antoine-Charbel Tarabay Feast of the Assumption

Dearly Beloved in Christ,
“Whoever has love will wonder at Mary, the Mother of God.” – St Ephrem

Two split record $100m Powerball jackpot

Two entries have grabbed a $50 million slice of the equal-largest division one lottery prize pool in Australian history