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Mary MacKillop canonised by Pope Benidict XVI at St Peter's Basilica, Rome.http://www.marymackillop.org.au/canonisation/landing.cfm?loadref=61
The celebration of the first Australian to be formally declared to be among the blessed in heaven.http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2010/10/01/3027141.htm?topic1=&topic2=
The first major direct funding to cathloic schools in Australia.
Pope Paul VI is the first pontiff to make a pastoral visit to Australia arriving in Sydney on the 30th of November.http://www.catholicaustralia.com.au/page.php?pg=austchurch-popes14c
Pope Paul VI saw the need of updating the catholic church. Mass is presented in english and becomes interactive with the people attending. http://vatican2voice.org/
In the 1950's it was boom time for cathalics in Australia, numbers grew rapidly increasing the proportion of catholics in Australia.http://www.catholicaustralia.com.au/page.php?pg=austchurch-history
German high command authorised the signing of an unconditional surrender of all fronts bringing the war to an end.http://www.awm.gov.au/atwar/ww2.asp