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AD2000 Article Index - 2011


Volume 24 Number 1 - February 2011 - BUY A COPY HERE

Editorial: Challenges ahead for the Church in 2011, Michael Gilchrist
Book Review: Cardinal Pell and Pope Benedict XVI's interview, Cardinal George Pell
News: The Church Around the World
Liturgical rights of Catholics must be upheld, Fr Martin Durham
Marriage: US bishops signal a tougher stance in the culture wars, Michael Gilchrist
Vocations: Following in the footsteps of St Francis of Assisi, Kay Cozad
Key issues of ecumenism: new Vatican president's assessment, AD2000 Report
Science and Christian faith: the case for intelligent design, Babette Francis
That ubiquitous F word: don't demean the sacred, Fr Max Barrett CSsR
Young children: never too early to love God, Bishop Arthur Serratelli
Pope Benedict honours Catholic Women's League member Brenda Finlayson, AD2000 Report
IVF: The Catholic Church and reproductive technologies, Fr John Fleming
Letters: Euthanasia, Leon Voesenek
Letters: Apostles' wives, Francis Vrijmoed
Letters: Leadership, Joe Lopez
Letters: Correction, M.J. Gonzalez
Letters: From India, Fr S. John Joseph
Books: Isabel of Spain: The Catholic Queen, by Warren Carroll, reviewed by Terri M. Kelleher
Books: Christ Our High Priest, by Cardinal Albert Vanhoye, reviewed by Br Barry Coldrey
Books: MOTHER BENEDICT: Foundress of the Abbey of Regina Laudis, by Antoinette Bosco, reviewed by Br Barry Coldrey
Books: MOTHER ANGELICA: Prayers and Personal Devotions, by Raymond Arroyo, reviewed by Br Barry Coldrey
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Reflection: The great but neglected harvest of inactive Catholics, Joseph Agius


Volume 24 Number 2 - March 2011 - BUY A COPY HERE

Nazareth: Patriarch Fouad of Jerusalem: Annunciation homily, His Beatitude Fouad Twal, Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem
Personal Ordinariates for former Anglicans: worldwide progress, Michael Gilchrist
News: The Church Around the World
iWitness 2010: an unforgettable retreat for young Catholics, Br Barry Coldrey
Islam divided over Pope's call to respect religious freedom, Babette Francis
Faith and reason at Notre Dame, Sydney, Fr Richard Umbers
New Divine Mercy parish and school for Perth, Fr Paul Fox
What are the marks of an authentically Catholic university?, Cardinal Raymond Burke
A bishop and his priests: united in truth with Christ, Fr John O'Neill
Netherlands: Migrants keep Church alive in Holland, Fr Cornelius van der Geest
Letters: St Peter's wife, John Young
Letters: Beatification case for Bob Santamaria, Brian A. Peachey
Letters: Condom use, Tim Coyle
Letters: New 'morality', Fr Bernard McGrath
Letters: Missionaries of God's Love a welcome initiative, Tom King
Letters: Understanding Islam, John Frey
Letters: Baby killing, Frank Bellet
Letters: Gender selection, John Royal
Books: William Wardell: Building with Conviction, by A.G. Evans, reviewed by Terri Kelleher
Books: Theophilos: A Novel, by Michael O'Brien, reviewed by Michael Daniel
Books: THE AUSTRALIAN BOOK OF ATHEISM, Edited by Warren Bonett, reviewed by Frank Mobbs
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Reflection: Mary's rosary: picture book of faith, hope and love, Bishop Robert Finn


Volume 24 Number 3 - April 2011 - BUY A COPY HERE

Homily: Pope Benedict XVI's Holy Thursday homily, Pope Benedict XVI
Climate expert refutes alarmist attack on Cardinal Pell, William Kininmonth
Homosexual rights trump the rest, especially Christians', Fr John Flynn LC
News: The Church Around the World
Catholic Church's pivotal role in South Korea's pro-life revival, Babette Francis
Music that elevates faith and worship of God, Metropolitan Hilarion Alfeyev
Literature: The 'impossible dream' of Don Quixote (1 Corinthians 1:21), Andrew Kania
Marian Valley and Penrose Park: spiritual powerhouses, Br Barry Coldrey
Letters: Conscience?, Thomas & Patricia Watkin
Letters: Same-sex 'marriage', Robert Prinzen-Wood
Letters: Easter shopping, Arnold Jago
Letters: God's presence, Noel Nugent
Events: Holy Week 2011 - St Aloysius, Caulfield North
Books: THE RIDDLE OF FATHER HACKETT: A Life in Ireland and Australia, by Brenda Niall, reviewed by Colin Jory
Books: THE LOSER LETTERS, by Mary Eberstadt, reviewed by Terri Kelleher
Books: EUROPE AND THE FAITH, by Hilaire Belloc, reviewed by Michael Daniel
Books: HANDBOOK OF CATHOLIC APOLOGETICS: Reasoned Answers to Questions of Faith, Br Barry Coldrey
Books: TOWARDS A THEOLOGY OF THE ENVIRONMENT, by Paul Haffner, reviewed by Barry Coldrey
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Reflection: Benedict XVI: Palm Sunday means following Jesus Christ, Pope Benedict XVI


Volume 24 Number 4 - May 2011 - BUY A COPY HERE

Benedict XVI: The true meaning of mature faith, Pope Benedict XVI
Two million in Rome for beatification of John Paul II, Peter Westmore
News: The Church Around the World
Modern martytrs: Shahbaz Bhatti (1968-2011): Pakistan's contemporary martyr, Babette Francis
Culture: The decline of the Christian West, Cardinal Raymond Burke
Oppression: Christians under fire worldwide, Cardinal Sean Brady
The Anglican Ordinariate: what impact on Catholic worship?, Shawn Tribe
Interview: International Conference on Eucharistic Adoration in Rome, Father Florian Racine
University Life: Australian Catholic Students' Conference 2011 a success, Br Barry Coldrey
Liturgy: Welcome to the new translation of the Missal, Audrey English
Literature: The 'impossible dream' of Don Quixote - Part 2 (Matthew 6:19), Andrew Kania
Letters: Climate alarmism, Peter Donald
Letters: 'Spirit of Vatican II', Fr. M. Durham
Letters: Simon of Cyrene, Andrew Sholl
Letters: A mixture, Arnold Jago
Letters: William Wardell, Cambria M. Parkinson
Poetry: One Cross, Bruce Dawe
Books: CHRISTIANITY IN IRAQ, by Suha Rassam, reviewed by Michael Daniel
Books: SIMON, CALLED PETER, by Dom Mauro-Guissepe Lepori, O.Cist., reviewed by Michael Daniel
Books: ELIZABETH HAYES: Pioneer Franciscan Journalist, by Pauline J. Shaw, reviewed by Br Barry Coldrey
Books: DAUGHTER OF MAN, MOTHER OF GOD, by Barry M. Coldrey, reviewed by Michael Gilchrist
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Reflection: The Resurrection: ultimate meaning of our existence, Fr Dennis Byrnes


Volume 24 Number 5 - June 2011 - BUY A COPY HERE

Homily: The Meaning of Jesus' Ascension, Benedict XVI
Why Pope Benedict removed Toowoomba's dissenting bishop, Michael Gilchrist
Australia's Anglican Ordinariate on track, Bishop Peter Elliott
News: The Church Around the World
Redefining gender: an assault on human dignity, Babette Francis
Archbishop Hickey: tribute to an outstanding Church leader, Brian Peachey
Australia's seminary numbers continue to increase, Br Barry Coldrey
Cardinal Pell: 'liberalism has no young Catholic progeny', Cardinal George Pell
Events: St Thomas More: still A Man for all Seasons, Emma O'Shea
Letters: Catholic religious education: some grassroots views, John Morissey
Moral values and the march of science, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput
Letters: Greens' agenda, Peter Finlayson
Letters: Climate change, R. Blackstock
Letters: North Africa, Andrew Sholl
Letters: Mark Twain, Fr. F.E. Burns
Letters: Challenge, Fr. Bernard McGrath
Books: JESUS OF NAZARETH: Holy Week, by Pope Benedict XVI, reviewed by Fr Glen Tattersall FSSP
Books: THE STORY OF THE LITURGY IN IRELAND, by Edmond Gerard Cullinan, reviewed by Michael E Daniel
Books: MARRIAGE: The Rock on Which the Family is Built, by William E. May, reviewed by Br Barry Coldrey
Books: HEART OF THE CHRISTIAN LIFE: Thoughts on Holy Mass, by Pope Benedict XVI, reviewed by Michael Daniel
Events: Australian Confraternity of Catholic Clergy 25th Anniversary
Events: Public Lecture - The Catholic Gift to Civilisation, Rev Fr Marcus Holden
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Reflection: Pentecost, the feast of true hope for humanity, Bishop Arthur Serratelli


Volume 24 Number 6 - July 2011 - BUY A COPY HERE

Homily: Benedict XVI: Sts Peter and Paul and the role of bishops, Pope Benedict XVI
News: The Church Around the World
Events: G.K. Chesterton conference for Sydney - September 2011, Karl Schmude
Universae Ecclesiae: Vatican document strengthens use of the traditional Latin liturgy, Fr Glen Tattersall
Steubenville: How a university's Catholic identity was recovered, AD2000 Report
Pro-Life: Hungary's new pro-life 'Easter' Constitution, Babette Francis
Poetry: A Prayer for Mothers, Cardinal Mindszenty
Whatever happened to the virtue of obedience?, Bishop Julian Porteous
Hugh O'Flaherty: The priest who converted his former Nazi enemy, Stephen Walker
Lübeck martyrs of the Nazis beatified on 25 June, Frank Mobbs
What attracts converts to the Catholic Church?, Fr F.E. Burns
Letters: Disunity, Kara Ward
Letters: Bishop or Pope?, Eric Rickards
Letters: Lack of vocations, Susanna Vale
Letters: Letter to Toowoomba Chronicle, Zelda Richardson
Letters: 'Temple Police', Patricia Byrnes
Letters: Conscience, John Mulholland
Letters: 'Homophobia', Arnold Jago
Letters: St Peter's wife, Francis Vrijmoed
Books: A TOUR OF THE CATECHISM - Volume One: The Creed, by John Flader, reviewed by John Young
Books: STORIES OF KAROL: the Unknown Life of John Paul II, by G.F. Svidercoschi, reviewed by Br Barry Coldrey
Books: A MEMORY FOR WONDERS: a true story, by Mother Veronica Namoyo Le Goulard PCC, reviewed by Michael Daniel
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Reflection: Christ's priestly promise: 'I am with you always', Fr John O'Neill


Volume 24 Number 7 - August 2011 - BUY A COPY HERE

Homily: Benedict XVI: Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Pope Benedict XVI
The Carbon (dioxide) Tax: a religious perspective, Peter Finlayson
News: The Church Around the World
Britain's anti-Christian brave new world, AD2000 REPORT
Events: In defence of the authentic meaning of marriage - Canberra, 16 August 2011, Babette Francis
Bishop Conley on the new Missal translation: 'The very words of God', Bishop James Conley
Defending the Catholic Church against ill-informed attacks, Fr John Flynn LC
Obituary: John Wright (1923-2011): pillar of the Catholic faith, Michael Gilchrist
Exegesis: Genesis account of creation and fall: what does the Church teach?, John Young
Young adult Catholic ministry: further progress, Br Barry Coldrey
Letters: Archbishop Hickey, Frank Bellet
Letters: Unseen kindness, Anne Lastman
Letters: ,, Arnold Jago
Letters: Catholic schools, Fr Brendan Dillon PP
Letters: No oxygen, Fr M. Durham
Letters: Rose-coloured glasses, Cathy Cleary
Letters: Christian heritage, Fr Bernard McGrath
Letters: Anglican ordinariate, Michael Apthorp
Books: PRODIGAL DAUGHTERS: Catholic women come home to the Church, ed. Donna Steichen, reviewed by Michael Daniel
Books: STANDARD-BEARERS OF THE FAITH: Lives of the Saints for Young and Old, reviewed by Terri Kelleher
Poetry: Consequences, Bruce Dawe
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Reflection: The new evangelisation: 'missionary spirit' needed, Fr Dennis W. Byrnes


Volume 24 Number 8 - September 2011 - BUY A COPY HERE

2011 Fighting Fund launched, Peter Westmore
Pope appoints Archbishop Chaput to troubled Philadelphia, Michael Gilchrist
News: The Church Around the World
Youth: Catholic young adult ministry: Sydney's formula for success, Br Barry Coldrey
Cloyne Report exposes Ireland's continuing sex abuse crisis, Michael Gilchrist
Glimpses of a new dawn in Russia, Babette Francis
Abortion grief: mother love, mercy love and God's compassion, Anne R. Lastman
Sacred Art: Catholic church statuary: a craft in danger, Christopher Akehurst
Interview: Pope's brother sheds more light on Benedict's early years, Zenit News Agency
Letters: Teaching authority, Fr M. Durham
Letters: Irish child abuse, Arnold Jago
Letters: Where is Jesus?, Michael Apthorp
Letters: Book of Genesis, Frank Mobbs
Letters: Catholic schools, Maria Plustwik
Events: Ignatian Spiritual Exercises for busy people
Books: THE COUNCIL IN QUESTION: a Dialogue with Catholic Traditionalism, reviewed by Fr Glen Tattersall
Books: SNOW ON THE HEDGES: The Life of St Cuthbert Mayne, by Helen Whelan, reviewed by Br Barry Coldrey
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Reflection: Proper church etiquette: a public witness of faith, Bishop Arthur Serratelli


Volume 24 Number 9 - October 2011 - BUY A COPY HERE

Angelus Message: Our Lady of the Rosary (October 7), Pope Benedict XVI
Episcopacy: Cardinal Pell: the responsibilities of Church leadership, Cardinal George Pell
World Youth Day 2011, Madrid: Australia's participation, Br Barry Coldrey
News: The Church Around the World
Pastoral care: One of the Catholic Church's best kept secrets, Marie Mason
Pro-life: Signs of hope from the United States, Babette Francis
Planetary spirituality: what next!, Frank Mobbs
History: Lepanto, history's most decisive naval battle, Bob Denahy
Catholic Schools: Saint Mary MacKillop Colleges, Wagga Wagga: progress report, Sr Mary Augustine OP
Letters: Anglican Ordinariate, Bishop Harry Entwhistle
Letters: World Youth Day, Arnold Jago
Letters: Bishop Morris, Michael Smith
Letters: One-sided, Charles M. Shann
Letters: Old or young earth?, Fr Brian Harrison OS
Letters: Cart before horse, John Young
Letters: Genesis debate, Anne Lastman
Letters: Pre-Vatican II, Kevin McManus
Letters: Same sex 'marriage', Richard Congram
Letters: Invalid concept, Robert Prinzen-Wood
Letters: Sermons, Rev. Fr. J. Conway
Books: BENEDICT XVI: A Guide for the Perplexed, by Tracey Rowland, reviewed by Michael Daniel
Books: ROME AND THE EASTERN CHURCHES: A Study in Schism (2nd ed), Aidan Nichols OP, reviewed by Michael Daniel
Books: MEDJUGORJE REVISITED: 30 Years of Visions or Religious Fraud?, reviewed by Michael Gilchrist
Donations: 2011 Fighting Fund contributions
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Reflection: Benedict XVI's Final Mass homily for World Youth Day, Pope Benedict XVI


Volume 24 Number 10 - November 2011 - BUY A COPY HERE

Homily: Benedict XVI: From his All Saints Day homily, Pope Benedict XVI
Ad Limina: The Australian bishops' 2011 ad limina visit to Rome, Michael Gilchrist
News: The Church Around the World
Pastoral visit: Benedict XVI calls his visit to Germany 'a great feast of faith'
The Lion of Munster: Blessed Cardinal von Galen: a voice against tyranny, Babette Francis
WYD Madrid: World Youth Day 2011: Experiencing Christ's presence, Dr Joe Santamaria
WYD Madrid: World Youth Day: Becoming sons and daughters of Christ, Sam Rebbechi
Society: Finding hope in the midst of secularism, Cardinal Raymond Burke
Saints: G.K. Chesterton: Is there a case for his canonisation?, Karl Schmude
Letters: Catholic schools, Don Gaffney
Letters: First Parents, Fr Brian Harrison OS
Letters: World Youth Day Madrid balance sheet, Fr Edward P. Evans
Letters: Planetary Spirituality, Grahame Fallon
Letters: Climate change, P.C. Wilson
Letters: Immoral policies, Anthony English
Letters: Vatican II, Kathleen Donelly
Letters: Atheism, Fr Bernard McGrath
Letters: Same sex marriage, Brian Harris
Letters: Islam, John Frey
Letters: Catholic healthcare for Cairns, Dr Tim and Anne Coyle
Letters: New parish in India, Fr S. John Joseph PP
Letters: Advocate needed, Oliver Clark
Books: STRAINED RELATIONS: The Challenge of Homosexuality, by Bill Muehlenberg, reviewed by Dr Joe Santamaria
Books: ST THOMAS BECKET, by Michael Green, reviewed by Michael E. Daniel
Books: SAINT FRANCIS OF ASSISI, by Ivan Gobry, reviewed by Br Barry Coldrey
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Reflection: The Church's architecture: faith translated into vision, Bishop Arthur Serratelli


Volume 24 Number 11 - December 2011 - January 2012 - BUY A COPY HERE

Homily: Benedict XVI: From his Christmas homily, Pope Benedict XVI
Ad Limina Visit: Australia's Bishops reaffirm their unity with Benedict XVI, Michael Gilchrist
News: The Church Around the World
Vocations: Do not be afraid: successful Young Men of God retreat, Dr Barry Coldrey
Youth Events: iWitness Retreat and Campion Summer Program
Religious freedom: The plight of Christians in Islamic countries, Babette Francis
Schools: St Philomena's school: a beacon of excellence, Alistair Barros
Religious education: Different worlds: being Catholic in Indonesia and Australia, Phillip Turnbull
Tyburn world tour: A visually compelling new documentary on the monastic life, AD2000 Report
Pilgrimage: Young disabled Catholics: new ministry initiative, Fr James McCarthy
Catholic Literature: Robert Hugh Benson and Christ's Second Coming, Br Christian Moe FSC
Summorum Pontificum: Latin Mass in Melbourne's St Patrick's Cathedral, Michael Daniel
Letters: Homeschooling, Matthew Buckley
Letters: Eucharistic confusion, John Royal
Letters: Atheism, Paul Fitzgerald
Letters: Vatican II, Peter Howard
Letters: Natural law, Thomas A. Watkin
Letters: Devotion to Mary, Cedric Wright
Letters: Action needed, Dick Nolan
Events: Advent and Christmas Liturgies - Extraordinary Form
Books: WHY WE SHOULD CALL OURSELVES CHRISTIANS, by Marcello Pera, reviewed by Elizabeth Lev
Books: RONALD KNOX AND ENGLISH CATHOLICISM, by Terry Tastard, reviewed by Michael Daniel
Donations: Fighting Fund concludes
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Reflection: Advent faith, Christmas and the Pope's call to evangelise, Fr Dennis Byrnes