Colombian missionary Fr William Cañón noticed the boys in his new parish in Cameroon had a special love for soccer, and so he decided to take advantage of this opportunity to bring them closer to God.
The Archbishop of Sydney, Anthony Fisher OP, celebrated Mass at St Mary’s Cathedral yesterday after a fightback from illness. In an interview with The Australian, he described the Greens' policies as contravening “basic moral standards.”
Statements made by one of the defendants, Francesca Chaouqui, during the Vatileaks II trial might be “subject to legal action,” according to Vatican spokesman Fr Federico Lombardi SJ, reports Crux.
Pope Emeritus Benedict's longtime aide, Archbishop Georg Gänswein, has reignited the question of whether there are two popes or one, or whether the papacy itself has been redefined, writes David Gibson in the Religion News Service.
One of the Vatican’s most accomplished diplomats believes Pope Francis could become the first pontiff to visit Russia and China, reports Crux.
Israel’s first transgender beauty pageant has been won by a a 21-year-old Arab Israeli ballerina from a Catholic family in Nazareth, symbolising a moment of ethnic and religious acceptance, reports Reuters in the Religion News Service.
Pope Francis has held an emotional meeting with hundreds of children, including a Nigerian boy whose parents drowned in a shipwreck, and told them migrants "are not dangerous, but in danger," reports AAP on SBS.
An 11-year fight by a group of Boston parishioners to keep their church open came to an end yesterday after the US Supreme Court refused to hear their final appeal, leaving them no choice but to end their battle, reports AP in The Mail Online.
Pope Francis has called on deacons to set aside their own self-serving plans and be generous with their lives, as he celebrated Mass yesterday for the Jubilee of Deacons in St Peter's Square, reports the Catholic News Service.
Dozens of posters of women serving illicitly as priests are due to be plastered across the Rome neighbourhood of Trastevere and St Peter’s Square today, as part of a provocative campaign against the ban on women priests, reports The Guardian.
A German Cardinal has used a refugee boat as his altar to celebrate the Feast of Corpus Christi, using the occasion to speak out against the harsh attitude by European leaders towards Middle East refugees, reports The Washington Post.
Francis' meeting with the Imam of Cairo illustrates the challenge of attempting two awkward tasks at once: Reaching out to moderate Muslims in the Middle East, while raising awareness of persecuted Christians, writes John Allen.
The opening sequences of this film are pretty raucous, overseas reporters letting their hair down with alcohol and dancing at a club in Kabul, 2006. The tone is captured by the title and its code, WTF . . .
Cardinal Robert Sarah is one of the adornments of the Church, although it's very unlikely that this man of faith, humour, intelligence, and profound humility would appreciate my putting it that way, writes George Weigel.
Several key sections of Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation The Joy of Love are based on articles by written by a liberal Argentinian theologian, according to a prominent Italian commentator, reports Global Pulse.
What do you say when you finally come face to face with the man responsible for your child’s murder? Ginn Fourie told a gathering at Catholic Mission’s national office what she had endured during nine long years.
During the month of May, Catholics around the world honour the Virgin Mary in a practice dating back to the 13th century. But at one shrine to Mary in Harissa, Lebanon, they are praying alongside Muslims, reports The Huffington Post.
The former secretary to St John XXIII and the oldest member of the College of Cardinals died yesterday at the age of 100, reports the Catholic News Service.
Archbishop Georg Gänswein has confirmed the existence of a group who fought against Pope Benedict’s election in 2005, but stressed that the original Vatileaks or other issues had "little or nothing" to do with his resignation in 2013.