A push to ease surrogacy laws to allow for advertising of altruistic surrogacy by the NSW Attorney General focusses on the desires of adults and ignores the rights of the child, according to the Life, Marriage and Family Centre.
The St Bakhita Centre in Sydney, named in honour of the Sudanese slave who became a nun, is a place of welcome and hospitality for the Sudanese community.
When Pope Francis met with victims of sexual abuse in Philadelphia last weekend, it was the seventh time he had met victims. The question will be asked: Do these sessions make a difference, asks John Allen.
The Archbishop of Sydney, Anthony Fisher OP, has announced the creation of a new child protection office as part of a widespread Archdiocesan review.
Georgia's parole board has urned down a plea for clemency from Pope Francis and executed the only woman on its death row for plotting her husband's murder in 1997, reports Reuters on The Sydney Morning Herald.
On the same day Pope Francis urged members of the US Congress to help people fleeing horrific violence, 18 Democratic mayors sent a letter to President Obama telling him that they are willing and able to accept refugee families into their cities.
If only.…That was the thought continually coming up while watching this very nice film. If only life were a little more pleasant and like the characters and situations in this film.
Pope Francis met briefly with Kentucky clerk Kim Davis during his historic US visit, an encounter she said validates her crusade against gay marriage, reports AP in Crux.
Sr Camille D'Arienzo talks to renowned actor Martin Sheen about life, acting, new roles, and his faith, in NCR Online.
Pope Francis said he understands how a victim or a relative of a sexual abuse victim could refuse to forgive the priest who abused them.“I pray for them, and I don’t judge them,” he said on the Papal plane returning to Rome, reports Crux.
The Institute providies an affordable Counselling/Life Skills Course to the general public as an adjunct to their existing occupation and for use in their families, improving relationships, in community work or as a volunteer.
Somewhere along the way, in a country where almost all of us are “boat people,” a culture of fear-mongering – its catchcry “Stop the boats” – developed, writes Maitland-Newcastle's Bishop Bill Wright.
The Religion News Service has collated its photographic record frrom the Pope's historic visit to the US.
Cut Snake is an Australian psychological crime thriller directed by Tony Ayres, who has worked in the production and direction of The Slap.
Days after St Junipero Serra was canonised, a statue of the Franciscan missionary has been defaced at the California mission where the saint is buried, and his headstone daubed with "Saint of Genocide," reports the Catholic News Service.
A former Philadelphia archbishop who retired amid allegations he put Church interests ahead of clergy sexual abuse victims returned to help Pope Francis celebrate Mass, drawing criticism from advocates, reports AP in Crux.
Australian couple Camillus O’Kane and Kelly Walsh were almost speechless when they spoke to Pope Francis — but when the words came out they had a powerful message, reports The Australian.
A complaint that the Church has offended gay Australians by distributing a booklet supporting traditional marriage is looming as a test case for freedom of speech and religion, reports The Australian.
Pope Francis has again forcefully rejected the possibility of female priests in the Church, saying simply that his predecessor Pope John Paul II decided "that cannot be done," reports NCR Online.