Digital artists believe they have recreated the face of Jesus, an image in 3D based on the Shroud of Turin. "There's a long tradition in Christian theology and Christian history of seeking the face of Christ - of wanting to know what he was like as a

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The Decca music label has embarked upon a global, multi-media search for religious sisters, to record an album of plainsong and chant in preparation for the Pope's historic visit to the UK in September. Adverts have started appearing internationally to

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The theme for this year's Identity and Mission Colloquium, which begins tomorrow at the Australian Catholic University in Melbourne, is Nurturing Unity in Diversity. The Colloquium, whch runs from April 7-9, is now in its fourth year, is designed

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Thousands of worshippers attended Easter Sunday religious services, including crowds at the Sydney Opera House for the Wesley Mission's Uniting Church service. The Superintendent of Wesley Mission, the Rev Dr Keith Garner led the capacity crowd in prayers for

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More so than in 2002, when the clerical sex abuse crisis exploded into American newspapers, some Church leaders and prominent Catholics have accused the media of unjustly targeting the Church, specifically the Pope. The reporting on the story is, they say,

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Coming from the director of the marvellous black comedy, Delicatessen, and the delightful Amelie, this film is a surreal and whimsical tale of a man with a stray bullet in his head who decides to take on two rival weapon-dealing companies, and wins. The

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Property trusts owned and managed by church groups of all denominations are becoming big players in the commercial sector, purchasing assets ranging from office blocks to retirement homes and aged-care facilities. As nuns and priests are also

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A group in Norlane, Victoria, whose graphic re-enactment of the crucifixion at a shopping centre was shutdown by police on Saturday, has made an official complaint about religious discrimination.Leaders of the Heaven on Earth group will meet with Geelong

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Pope Benedict urged all Christians, particularly priests, to be like angels and messengers of Christ's "victory over evil and death, the bearers of his divine love", in an address on Easter Monday. The 82-year-old pontiff was addressing

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Fr Benedict Groeschel has been around the block once or twice. He recalls being an eight-year-old New Jersey boy back in 1941: "I remember coming down the stairs and hearing Roosevelt's voice booming on the radio: '...and so I have asked Congress for a

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Dr Rowan Williams The Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has expressed "deep sorrow and regret" for saying the Irish Catholic Church was "losing all credibility" over the clerical sex abuse scandal. He reportedly telephoned Diarmuid

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Fr Raneiro Cantalamessa---Papal preacher Fr Raniero Cantalamessa has apologised to Jews after he compared attacks on the Church and the pope over a sexual abuse scandal to "collective violence" against Jews throughout history."If - and it was not my

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There is an interesting and very modern thing that often happens when individuals join and rise within mighty and venerable institutions. They come to think of the institution as invulnerable - to think that there is nothing they can do to really damage it,

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The last place you might expect to find a chaplain is dodging bullets in Afghanistan. This film follows two British Royal Marine chaplains as they travel around 'their parish' bringing faith to the frontline. Many of the marines don’t attend church back

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In conjunction with World Health Day today, Caritas Australia is calling on the Australian pharmaceutical company, Roche, to develop paediatric HIV medications.Nearly 300,000 children will die this year from diseases related to HIV/AIDS as life-saving

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Indian priest Father Joseph Palanivel Jeyapaul, accused with sexually assaulting a teenage parishioner in Minnesota, said he is innocent and is willing to face charges in the US.Fr Jeyapaul, 55, went to Minnesota in 2004 and was assigned to work at Blessed

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It's 4.30am, six days out of seven, and 30 dedicated souls have already begun their work on behalf of the world. No, it's not the Hadron Collider but something infinitely more valuable - a community of Benedictine nuns gathering at prayer to intercede with

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Christmas Island detention facility --- The Marist priest flown to the Christmas Island detention centre by the Federal Government said overcrowding is devastating asylum-seekers, locals and the island's crumbling

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This photo gallery on the Age website contains a rich visual record of celebrations of Easter from around the world. http://www.theage.com.au/photogallery/national/easter-2010/20100405-rmhh.html

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A man claiming to be doing a survey for the Church is reportedly harassing people over the phone and condemning victims to hell.A Church spokesman was cited by ABC saying it has been receiving complaints for some time about nuisance calls.Callers told ABC

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Mass on Demand

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From St Mary’s, North Sydney. The first Mass of the day on YouTube

Mass Online

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Live streamed from Our Lady of the Rosary Cathedral, Waitara

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Daily Prayer

Daily Prayer

All your daily readings, reflections and prayers can be found here... 

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