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The Catholic Development Fund was among a group of companies that lost a total of $430,000 after a former Adelaide funeral director made false insurance claims by faking deaths, reports the ABC.
Cardinal Walter Kasper’s proposal to allow communion for remarried divorcees was given a negative reception from most of his confreres at last month’s consistory, according to an Italian newspaper report, reports The Tablet.
The Archdiocese of Sydney is holding a seminary Open Day on Sunday for men seeking an insight into seminary life and formation to the priesthood at the Seminary of the Good Shepherd in Homebush.
This workshop has been developed by the Catherine of Siena Institute in the United States, in conjunction with the Western Province of the Dominicans and is the only Catholic course of this kind.
Catholic Mission is the official mission and aid agency of the Church. It reaches out to people in 160 countries and supports initiatives in 1100 dioceses including remote Australia.
Cardinal Pell's critics found fault with his mode of delivery at the Royal Commission. But I am one Catholic who is relieved that he has been man and priest enough to apologise for his failures and the failures of those under his supervision, writes Fr Frank Brennan SJ.
Nearly three thousand people attended Cardinal Pell's farewell Mass at St Mary's Cathedral last Thursday night, travelling from all over Sydney, the north and south coasts and interstate, reports the Archdiocese of Sydney.
Pope Francis has surprised his master of ceremonies by going to Confession in public himself during a penance service, reports CNS in The Catholic Herald.
The Sisters of Charity will hold a Mass and afternoon tea at St Patrick's Cathedral in Parramatta on Saturday, April 5, as part of their 175th anniversary celebrations.
A man has been released from immigration detention in the United States after his 10-year-old daughter travelled to the Vatican to plead with Pope Francis for help, reports AAP in The Herald Sun.
Cardinal George Pell has told the parents of two child sex abuse victims that the Church will review its compensation payments, even if it costs hundreds of millions of dollars, reports the ABC.
The Daughters of Charity are a world wide community of women who seek and serve God in people who are poor and marginalised, in a spirit of humility, simplicity and charity.
The President of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference, Archbishop Denis Hart, has paid to tribute to the Bishop of Townsville, Michael Putney, who has died after a battle with stomach cancer.
The image that surfaces when Sr Teresa Forcades speaks is evocative of spiraling energy, bubbling in spirit, and of being on the ground with the needs of the people of God, reports NCR Online.
The present environmental crisis is a moral issue for those of all faiths, writes retired Anglican Bishop George Browning, in The Canberra Times.
In their first encounter, Pope Francis received US President Barack Obama at the Vatican yesterday for a discussion that touched on several areas of tension between the Church and the White House, including religious freedom and medical ethics, reports the Catholic News Service.
The Columbans are a missionary society of priests who work in cooperation with lay people and Columban Sisters in solidarity with the poor and the integrity of creation.