Townsville Catholic Education has launched its solar program – the first of its kind for a school system within Australia, reports The Catholic Leader.
This is the website of the Archdiocese of Perth in Western Australia. The city has a population of about 1.5 million, of whom about 365,000 are Catholics.
Scholars explain how retrieving the historical Jesus provides a more worldly basis for contemporary Christian spirituality than leaning on the Neo-Platonism of Roman antiquity.
Father Ken Cafe will lead the annual Blessing of Animals service next week in Thirroul south of Sydney, reports The Illawarra Mercury.
When the Vatican held its first Synod on the Family in 1980, St John Paul II had been Pope for only two years. Curiously, next week's gathering of bishops on the very same theme also comes quite early in a new pontificate, writes Robert Mickens in NCR Online.
New attacks are feared this weekend in Nigeria as Islamic fundamentalists loot villages inhabited mostly by Christians. The country's bishops say “the conditions in which the displaced are living are inhuman," reports Vatican Insider.
Brisbane's Ignite Conference, held from September 25-28, has become a place of hope not only to young Catholics, but also to religious men and women and lay Catholics, both young and old, reports The Catholic Leader.
The two Cardinals in Hong Kong urged the government to solve the present political deadlock after police used force to disperse thousands of unarmed protesters struggling for full democracy in the city, reports the Catholic News Service.
Cardinal Raymond Burke has hit out at claims that German Cardinal Walter Kasper “spoke for” Pope Francis when he backed communion for divorced and remarried people, reports The Tablet.
People involved in religion and who are married are healthier, physically and mentally happier and live longer than those who are not, according to a US report issued on the eve of the Synod on the Family, reports CNS in The Catholic Weekly.
A day of prayer and fasting for the success of the Extraordinary Synod on the Family has been proposed by the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference for Friday October 10.
The Australian Catholic University has announced the establishment of the La Salle Academy for Religious Education, reports The Catholic Weekly.
This is the website of the Sisters of Our Lady of the Missions, missionaries with a heart for the world, who follow the example of Euphrasie Barbier (1829-1893).
Catholic leaders in Southern California have unveiled designs for the transformation of Robert Schuller’s famed Crystal Cathedral into Christ Cathedral, the new mother church for the sprawling Catholic Diocese of Orange, reports RNS
When Sr Anne Cunliffe of the Sisters of Charity was asked to write on the topic of "Why I love the Church," she paused to consider two things: do I love the Church - and what do I mean when I speak of "the Church?"
The former NSW Premier, who trained for the priesthood as a young man, and who once famously jumped for joy when Sydney won its bid for the 2000 Olympics, is now jumping into a new role - succeeding Peter Cosgrove as Chancellor of the ACU.
The CathNews YouTube Channel is pleased to present this short documenary celebrating half a century of Caritas Australia's aid and development work around the world.