This version of Macbeth belongs to the National Theatre Live series, plays being staged in theatres in England and photographed, film and television-like, for transmission to cinemas around the world.
This year's annual beautiful laser projection show on the facade of St Mary’s Cathedral will be launched on Thursday by the Archbishop of Sydney, Cardinal George Pell.
In September an inaugural Immersion Group from Catholic Ladies’ College (CLC) left Melbourne bound for the small community of Embul-bul, located just outside of Nairobi, Kenya.
The Archbishop of Melbourne Denis Hart has called on the Victorian Parliament 'to act to protect the right of medical practitioners to freedom of conscience in this important and sensitive area,' reports The Herald Sun.
One of the labels applied to Nelson Mandela is 'secular saint', which has traction because it encapsulates something important. We need heroes and ideals. But bare ideals are not enough. We need embodied ideals, writes Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith.
Catholics around the world are mourning Nelson Mandela, who has died aged 95. In a telegram to Jacob Zuma, South Africa’s president, Pope Francis praised 'the steadfast commitment shown by Nelson Mandela in promoting the human dignity of all and in forging a new South Africa built on the firm foundations of non-violence, reconciliation and truth.'
The theme of the inaugural Australian Catholic Youth Festival (ACYF), The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, was brought to life as more than 3000 young people from around Australia gathered for the opening plenary at Festival Hall in Melbourne on Friday afternoon.
Trinity College Dublin has put the Book of Kells online in its entirety on its website.
The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse will begin hearings today into the Catholic Church’s victim’s reparation and pastoral response scheme, Towards Healing.
Monsigner John Woods, administrator of the Catholic Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn, said marriage was by definition between a man and a woman, as the weekend's same-sex weddings were held in Canberra.
Pope Francis has accepted a proposal to set up a special commission on the sexual abuse of children, which will advise him on ways to prevent abuse and provide pastoral care for victims and their families, reports the Catholic News Service.
How I Live Now is based on a novel by Meg Rosoff. It is a story about teenagers and is geared to the teenage, young adult niche audience.
Many lay Catholics taking part in the Vatican’s survey will have struggled with the questions concerning natural law and sex and relationships. Here, a theologian explains Aquinas’ thinking and dismisses some myths in the process.
In the beginning, Monica Oliver figured with her college education and her US upbringing, she'd help transform a poor community. But looking back, the Peace Corps volunteer living in Mali knows it was the community that transformed her.
Pope Francis and his Secretary of State have held talks in Rome with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, furthering plans for a papal visit to the Holy Land next spring.
The work of the eight-cardinal group advising Pope Francis on reforming the church's central bureaucracy is likely to go on for months, the Vatican said on Wednesday, reports NCR Online.
Pope Francis is a Marxist and it is hypocritical of the Catholic Church to criticise capitalism when this is where it gets its funding from, according to conservative US radio talk show host and political commentator Rush Limbaugh, reports Ucanews.
The Catholic Travel Guide contains travel advice for pilgrimmages and tours, with a trip planner, web links and travel forum and blog.
China represents a major gap in the global operations of Caritas Internationalis, the social arm of the Catholic Church, where many could benefit from vital services, according to the group’s secretary-general, reports Ucanews.