Pro-life supporters are gearing up for a month of campaigning to ensure Queensland politicians protect the unborn. Source: The Catholic Leader.
“The study of the universe is an act of worship,” says the director of the Vatican Observatory, Jesuit Br Guy Consolmagno. Source: Crux.
People of Papua New Guinea face severe threats from rising sea levels caused by climate change, the country’s first cardinal said during a visit to Washington this week. Source: The Tablet.
A Vatican office has acknowledged blurring portions of a letter written by Pope Benedict XVI regarding Pope Francis’ philosophical and theological formation. Source: CNA/AP.
Catholic Education Melbourne has condemned Malcolm Turnbull and the Greens over school funding in the Batman electorate, pledging support for Labor’s policy agenda. Source: The Australian.
An Australian lawyer and human rights expert has been named president of the International Catholic Migration Commission. Source: Catholic Outlook.
Truth, Justice and Healing Council chief Francis Sullivan is calling on the Church in Australia to deal with crimes carried out overseas by Church officials. Source: ABC News.
A new religious education curriculum that focuses on faith and reason will soon be rolled out in years 11 and 12 in Catholic schools across NSW. Source: The Catholic Weekly.
The Mercy is a British biographical drama that depicts the failed attempt by amateur sailor Donald Crowhurst to circumnavigate the world.
At his general audience yesterday, Pope Francis spoke about the importance of praying the Our Father at Mass, asking those present if they understood what they are saying when reciting the prayer. Source: CNA.
The Church yesterday began negotiations to join the Turnbull Government’s $4 billion sexual abuse redress scheme, a move that would place intense pressure on the remaining states and other organisations yet to sign up. Source: The Australian.
Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking, who said he did not believe in God, was an esteemed member of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences and fostered a fruitful dialogue between science and faith. Source: The Tablet.
North Queensland is recovering after major flooding cut off roads, closed schools and caused major property damage. Source: The Catholic Leader.
Homelessness in Australia increased by 14 per cent between the 2011 and 2016 censuses, with 116,427 people now thought to have no permanent home. Source: The Guardian.
The official trailer of a new film on Pope Francis was released on Tuesday, the fifth anniversary of his pontificate. Source: Vatican News.
Cardinal George Pell’s committal hearing in the Melbourne Magistrate’s Court has been opened to the public and the media for the first time since it began on March 5. Source: ABC News.
ACRATH (Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans) has a message for anyone intending to buy chocolate this Easter – make sure it's slavery-free. Source: MNNews.today.
The Catholic Religious Victoria Education Committee has launched a new website to support schools in Victoria that are governed or under the auspices of religious congregations. Source: CRVEC.