Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans (ACRATH) has a website with a wide range of articles, links, videos on aspects of its activities against human trafficking.
Sydney Town Hall was brimming with people, eager to hear former president of Ireland Mary McAleese deliver the Rosemary Goldie Lecture earlier this month. An excerpt is available on the Religion and Ethics Report.
Just a few steps away from Rome's traffic jams, blaring sirens and sticky heat, the city's Non-Catholic Cemetery is a garden of breezes and greenery, of crickets, birdsong, roses and pomegranate trees, reports the Catholic News Service.
Eight hundred years ago a man from Assisi saved the Church from corruption, clericalism and insincerity. We know him as St Francis of Assisi, and he is an inspiration to our Pope. But he also is misunderstood, writes Jon Sweeney in America.
Legendary coach and AFL player Kevin Sheedy and renowned journalist Geraldine Doogue will launch the Australian Catholic Bishops Social Justice Statement today at St Mary's Cathedral in Sydney.
The ACT parish of Manuka is to receive a major lift from the $35 million redevelopment of the St Christopher's Cathedral precinct announced yesterday, reports The Canberra Times.
Conflict in Iraq, Syria and Gaza has led to the greatest humanitarian crisis the world has faced since the Second World War, the head of the Church’s relief and development work said, reports The Tablet.
A car bearing Vatican diplomatic plates has been stopped in France with four kilograms of cocaine on board, reports AFP in The Sydney Morning Herald and Nine News.
Irish Cardinal Sean Brady has paid tribute to Northern Ireland's Rev Ian Paisley, the Unionist leader who died last week at the age of 88, reports The Catholic Herald.
Two 13-year-old girls were taken to hospital and 22 students treated for possible electric shock after a suspected lightning strike at a Catholic school oval in Sydney's west yesterday morning, reports The Daily Telegraph.
St Peter's cricket club, the Vatican's own cricket team which was blessed by the Pope, has won its inaugural fixture against an Author's XI in England in a thrilling encounter, reports its Facebook page.
The city of Rochester in New York State has kicked off a program aimed at improving relations between community members and law enforcement, which sees clergy pairing up with police officers on foot patrols, reports The Huffington Post.
Pope Francis has said that current conflicts taking place around the world amount to a "piecemeal" Third World War. He also condemned the arms trade and "plotters of terrorism", reports The Catholic Herald.
The CEO of MacKillop Family Services Micaela Cronin has won the 2014 Robin Clark Awards for Inspirational Leadership in the Field.
An independent Scotland would require its own Papal Nuncio. While the Scottish Church currently has its own hierarchy and bishops' conference, the Pope appoints nuncios to the United Kingdom as a whole, reports The Tablet.
A formerly Hobart-based priest has been removed from his duties in a New Zealand parish after being charged with indecent assault, reports The Examiner.
While Vatican officials disown libertarianism and all Pope Francis' statements on politics stand against it, a loud portion of Western Catholics in the political realm seems committed to it. Elizabeth Bruenig asks why, in NCR Online.
When our actions deplete or lead to the destruction of species, surely we need to pause, says Good Samaritan Sister, Catherine McCahill, in The Good Oil.
The Father Bob Maguire Foundation is in the business of ending homelessness and believes that "if just one person is living homeless in Melbourne, then we are failing as a society".