Edition: Christmas 2013 Loving Your Neighbour

Welcoming the homeless

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Marist Youth Care CEO Cate Sydes says tackling homelessness will make it easier to get young people on the margins on track to better lives.

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How to love your neighbour who is a roaring idiot or even worse

9 October 2013 TH

Aw, it's easy to love Mister B, as he's the guy who cheerfully lends his tools to everyone on the street, and gives away hatfuls of fresh redolent tomatoes.

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Friends across faiths

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Brigid Meney and Anousha Patel disuss how their Catholic and Hindu faiths influence their friendship.

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Believe in the Good: interview with filmmaker Khoa Do

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This winter, SBS presented Better Man, the powerful true story of Van Nguyen, a young Vietnamese-Australian man who got caught trafficking drugs through Singapore and was eventually executed. Fr Jim McDermott sj caught up with the author and director of this mini-series, Khoa Do.

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Childish compassion

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How do you explain to children why our country is so unwelcoming towards people who come to our shores on boats?

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Love

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For many people what being Christian means is summed up in Jesus' words, 'Love one another'. Loving one another evokes many different pictures.

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Welcoming the boats

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Stella Maris Seafarers provides a home away from home for itinerant workers.

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Sister Hilda’s healing touch

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Sister Hilda Scott says that her vocation is to help people confront the pain in their lives.

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Loving thy neighbour and thyself

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Sometimes we can get so caught up in trying to be there for others that we forget that we have to also look after ourselves. This can be a particular problem in religious and community organisations, where lack of resources can mean much is asked of volunteers and staff.

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Editorial

9 October 2013 TH

In this edition of Australian Catholics, we explore what it meant when Jesus told his disciples to 'love your neighbour, as yourself' (Mark 12:31).

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News feature: In God's hands

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Townsville Bishop Michael Putney says his terminal illness won't stop him from continuing his ministry, as long as God has something for him to do.

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Unguarded moments: Neighbours without borders

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As the familiar TV tune goes, 'everybody loves good neighbours.' But it's time we had greater concern for those neighbours who live way beyond the safe suburban confines of our own backyards.

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