The wife of a Brazilian man who miraculously recovered from life-threatening brain abscesses in 2008 says doctors may have been puzzled over what happened, but not her: "Now me, I knew. I knew that Mother Teresa had cured Marcilio."
A Mexican bishop who organised a meeting in the local cathedral to denounce the suffering in his city now finds himself the object of a political crackdown led by the region's governor, who accuses him of violating the separation of church and state, reports Crux.
A NSW priest, convicted in May on 44 child sex offences, was sentenced yesterday to more than five years in jail, reports the ABC.
Nigerian priest Fr Anthony Ekpo, who was sent to serve the Brisbane archdiocese in a life-changing agreement ten years ago, has been called to work alongside Pope Francis in Vatican City, reports The Catholic Leader.
A total of 58 men joined the clergy in Germany 2015, less than half the number of ordinations in 2005, reports the Catholic News Agency.
Wealthy abortion backers could use Ireland as a model to change pro-life laws in other Catholic countries, according to an apparently leaked three-year plan for George Soros’ Open Society Foundations, reports the Catholic News Agency.
The European Union is in deep trouble because of a democracy deficit that is, at bottom, a subsidiarity-deficit caused by a God-deficit, writes George Weigel in Ethics and Public Policy Centre.
Downunder is the kind of film we say we would not like to see – but it is a film we should see. It is a portrait of ugly Australians, drawing on the Cronulla riots in 2005.
The Basilica of St Patrick’s Old Cathedral in New York plans to open its 200-year-old crypt to the public for the first time — selling a six-person family vault in the catacombs for $A9.5 million, reports The New York Post.
Labor politician Anthony Albanese never knew his father and spent his whole life wondering about him. "A two-person family is different," he said at his mother's funeral at St Joseph's Church in Sydney, reports The Australian.
Labor frontbencher Tony Burke has revealed it was a friend living with HIV who was given six months to live that guided his views on assisted dying laws, not his Catholic faith, reports the ABC.
An English newsreader is one of 7000 Catholics who have sent messages of solidarity to refugee families fleeing their homes in Syria and Iraq, reports The Tablet.
Alfonse Borysewicz attended seminary in his youth but chose art instead, channelling intense visions of spirituality into a body of work that has seen him hailed as “the greatest living Catholic painter,” reports the Religion News Service.
Accusations have been raised in several German media outlets that Cardinal Reinhard Marx of Munich failed to remove from office a priest accused in 2006 of sexually abusing a minor, reports the Catholic News Agency.
Martin Scorsese once told an interviewer: "My whole life has been movies and religion. That's it. Nothing else." An exhibition of his work in Melbourne testifies to the ongoing influence of Catholicism in his work, writes John McDonald.
Since Pokémon Go was released in Hong Kong last month up to seven children a day have been calling the Caritas Family Crisis Support Centre (FCSC) complaining of tensions with parents over the popular mobile game, reports Ucanews.
Pope Francis has offered his prayers for the victims of an explosion in southern Turkey that killed 50 people at a wedding ceremony and wounded nearly 100 more over the weekend, reports the Catholic News Agency.
To design a logo for a major Catholic event, you want someone who's both faithful and plugged in. For the canonisation of Mother Teresa, organisers found a Catholic graphic designer who plays keyboards and vocals in a jazz and pop band, reports Crux.
An Italian bishop has threatened to take legal action against Pokémon Go, describing the game as “diabolical” and a “totalitarian system like Nazism,” reports the Religion News Service and Daily Mail.