Pope Francis has warned that the commercialisation of sport may undermine its spiritual values, telling Olympic leaders that looking for victory at all costs risked reducing athletes 'to mere trading material', reports the BBC.
A film about Julian Assange. It is presumed that everybody knows who he is and what he has done.
What were US bishops thinking when they approved the development of a pastoral statement on pornography and its dangerous effects on family life, and never mentioned its dangerous effects on clergy, writes NCR in an editorial.
A visiting Vatican official in the Philippines said a large part of the 10 million Twitter followers of Pope Francis are Filipinos working abroad, especially in the Middle East, reports Ucanews.
After a two-hour private meeting yesterday with the patriarchs of Eastern Catholic churches, Pope Francis prayed for peace and full religious freedom throughout the Middle East, reports CNS/The Catholic Herald.
Christian groups have said they will consider a legal challenge to a Tasmanian law passed yesterday that bans protests within 150 metres of abortion clinics, reports The Australian.
Advancements in science have transformed medicine from 100 years ago. So why do we expect schools to stay confined to a 19th-century model where rote learning was cutting-edge, asks Greg Whitby.
Compass is a Review of Topical Theology published quarterly by the Australian Province of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart.
Paradox is at the heart of reality, says Franciscan priest Fr Richard Rohr, but we're just too wedded to our egos to embrace it.
While the Good Samaritan Sisters in Pakenham, Victoria, say they’re helping their African friends with many aspects of life in Australia, they’re also learning a great deal from them.
US musician Jon Bon Jovi has visited the future site of Joseph’s House of Camden in New Jersey in an effort to ensure that Camden’s homeless would no longer just be 'livin’ on a prayer.'
The Pope has waded into a scandal over the Mafia's dumping of toxic waste by telephoning a campaigning nun in a contaminated area outside Naples known as the 'Land of Fire.
The internet's largest search engine has created a digital map of two large catacombs in Rome, hoping to expose users to the historical sites' beauty and spark curiosity to learn more about them.
A group founded by Catholics has been invited to establish a community of prayer at Lambeth Palace in London, reports The Catholic Herald.
Nearly two weeks after Super Typhoon Haiyan tore through the central Philippines, Catholic aid workers were seeing great needs, reports the Catholic News Service.
Newly restored Italian frescoes have revealed what could have been women priests in the early Christian Church, reports The Daily Mail.
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John F Kennedy was America’s first – and only – Catholic president. When he was elected in 1960, the religious beliefs of this liberal Democratic senator from Massachusetts were a hot button.
Good Samaritan Sister Dolores Carroll believes the key to a long, fulfilling life is study, travel and learning a new language. The well-travelled nun of 83 years celebrated her 100th birthday early November.