Recognition is a profound and powerful concept. Every human being needs to be known, to be recognised, to be acknowledged as belonging, writes Good Samaritan Sister, Clare Condon SGS.
Fr Isaac McDaniel imagines a conversation between two cardinals who aren't quite pleased with the way Pope Francis is running the Church.
An Australian missionary has been detained by authorities in North Korea for allegedly possessing religious material, reports the ABC.
An 84-year-old nun was handed a 35-month jail term on Tuesday for breaking into a US nuclear weapons plant and daubing it with biblical references and human blood, reports The Guardian.
The Cardinal Archbishop Emeritus of Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic has clashed with the Jesuits, hitting out at a prominent priest who defended the right of Haitians born in the DR to claim nationality, reports The Tablet.
The Australian Catholic Migrant and Refugee Office (ACMRO) has expressed its sadness at the tragic loss of life at Manus Island.
Australian Catholic University (ACU) Vice-Chancellor, Professor Greg Craven, will chair the new Teacher Education Ministerial Advisory Group, Minister for Education Christopher Pyne announced yesterday.
A Queensland principal, who was sacked for not telling police about reports of a teacher molesting students, says it is hard to come to terms with how he handled the issue, reports the ABC.
For Good Samaritan Sister, Annette Dever, a parish pastoral worker in WA, asylum seekers have been enriching for the broader community. It’s also had a 'great impact' on her, reports The Good Oil.
Despite its talented cast and crew, Winter’s Tale can’t escape the overwhelming sense that it’s derived from an infinitely richer source material.
The Augustinians have been in Australia since the 1830s. Their homepage contains news and information on the works and spirituality of this grand old Order.
A painting that was kept in a closet in a college in northern England for 30 years and is hailed by scholars as a masterpiece has gone on display for the first time, reports The Catholic Herald.
The Archbishop of Adelaide, Philip Wilson, said he showed the utmost concern and compassion for victims of sexual abuse at an Adelaide school, and denied causing any delay in a legal battle with their parents, reports SkyNews.
The emergence of especially punitive measures against gays in various countries has opened unusually stark and public fissures among Catholic bishops in different nations, reports the Religion News Service.
A commission looking into the Vatican bank briefed Pope Francis and the Council of Cardinals on its findings yesterday, ahead of a papal decision about what to do with the troubled institution, reports Reuters/Yahoo7.
The Sydney Catholic Business Network of the Archdiocese of Sydney brings together leaders from all sectors to dialogue on important issues.
As bishops around the world start sending Rome their responses to the questionnaire for the Extraordinary Synod on Pastoral Challenges to the Family, local bishops' conferences should publish their responses, writes Fr Bill Grimm.
Germany's Cardinal Walter Kasper will give the opening address at a two-day meeting of the College of Cardinals later this week, reports The Catholic Herald.
With five bedrooms, three full bathrooms, a three-car garage and a big outdoor pool, the New Jersey house of Newark Archbishop John Myers is valued at nearly $800,000, records show, reports NCR.