The kidnapping of dozens of Assyrian Christians by Islamic State jihadists in Syria has prompted an exodus of terrified families fleeing their homes, activists said Wednesday, reports The Sydney Morning Herald.
The Truth, Justice and Healing Council has hosted the first of two public information sessions in the NSW Hunter region to discuss the Royal Commission into child sexual abuse, reports the ABC.
Under pressure from Catholic schools, the Archbishop of San Francisco is re-wording strict guidelines he proposed for teachers that would require them to reject homosexuality, contraception, and other “evil” behaviour, reports The San Francisco Chronicle/Crux.
To celebrate International Women’s Day (March 8), the Office for the Participation of Women has launched the e-book,Woman and Man: One in Christ Jesus, based on research on the participation of women in the Church in Australia.
The Archbishop of Bribsane, Mark Coleridge, has extended a “glad welcome” to the Dalai Lama who will take part in a inter-faith event in St Stephen’s Cathedral on June 11, reports The Catholic Leader.
A cookbook featuring favourite dishes of the three most-recent Popes and their elite military corps will be available this summer in English, reports The Catholic News Service.
Caritas Australia's major fundraising campaign Project Compassion has been launched at an event at St Patrick's Cathedral in Toowoomba as part of a national rollout, reports The Toowoomba Chronicle.
The Sisters of Charity Foundation has embarked on a partnership with the Asylum Seekers Centre to develop emergency housing for asylum seekers.
An authentic Catholic understanding of development should view caritas as nothing less than the love of Jesus Christ. This is our best motive for helping people, writes British Archbishop Leo Cushley in The Catholic Herald.
The Catholic education sector says it is pleased both sides of NSW politics are committed to expanding government schools, but is still waiting to hear their respective capital funding commitments for the non-government school sectors.
Islamic State jihadists abducted at least 90 Christian men, women and children from villages in north-eastern Syria on Monday, a human rights body said, reports The Tablet.
Religious leaders from across the faith spectrum have gathered at the Capitol to seek action to combat climate change and to mitigate its effects, whether it be at the federal level or in local communities, reports the Catholic News Service.
The main challenge facing the Church today is secularism, according to Cardinal Francis Xavier Kriengsak Kovithavanij of Bangkok, who boldly called the phenomenon the devil's face in the modern world, reports Catholic News Agency.
The Mary MacKillop Foundation has announced the results of its latest round of scholarships for Indigenous students to pursue tertiary qualifications, with support for 23 new students.
After half a century of sticking to the facts as a writer in various Catholic media roles, Sister Mary Ann Walsh now has her dream job. One where she is entitled to express an opinion, reports the Catholic News Service.
Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumuran have changed from self-centred young men to adults who give their lives to the other prisoners and found inner strength. Their execution will cut down their lives as they have begun to flower, writes Andrew Hamilton.
This is an American cyber-thriller about computer hacking. The actual title of the movie is a hacker term for someone who violates computer or internet security for personal gain, or "with malicious intent".
The British House of Commons has thrown out an attempt to make the sex-selective abortions of baby girls an explicitly criminal offence, reports The Catholic Herald.