cairo2

If you can’t manage a holiday in Egypt, seeing Cairo Time could be the next-best thing.  Director Ruba Nadda, a Syrian woman resident in Toronto, is clearly in love with Egypt’s capital and gives the city’s scenic attractions great prominence in her

more

more view

Geoffrey Robertson QC---Leading legal minds, Geoffrey Robertson and Alan Dershowitz, will debate the scandal of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church in a centrepiece event of the 2010 Festival of Dangerous Ideas, which hopes to cover the unspoken,

more

more view

Father Chris Riley --- Youth off the Streets founder Father Chris Riley is "devastated" by an election welfare crackdown by Labor and the Coalition, saying Labor's move to suspend welfare for missed appointments will lead to increased

more

more view

Pro-life groups in the US are opposing the approval of a new "morning-after pill" by the country's Federal Drug Administration, saying the pill is effectively an aborti\on drug. The FDA announced the approval of the drug called ella for

more

more view

Skateboarding priest, from YouTube --- Footage of a Hungarian priest's skateboarding skill has become a YouTube hit. The Reverend Zoltan Lendvai, 45, believes it helps him spread the Word to young people. Fr Lendvai, who lives and

more

more view

Sydney's Jewish and Christian leaders, including Australian Catholic Bishops Conference president Archbishop Philip Wilson, have met to mend the rift caused by a call for Australians to boycott Israeli goods made in the occupied Palestinian

more

more view

Havana Cardinal Jaime Ortega Alamino in the Catholic News Service --- Six more Cuban political prisoners are to be released, adding to the list of dissidents already set free following talks between the Church and the country's

more

more view
sisters2

The Sisters of Charity of Australia are women religious who have been serving the people of Australia since 1838. They are located in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania. Within the mission of the Catholic Church, they are committed especially

more

more view
lobby2

I have been asked frequently in recent weeks who Catholic Social Services Australia (CSSA) would like to see win the Federal Election. The truth is that we do not endorse one party over another, writes Frank Quinlan. CSSA seeks to bring the message of the

more

more view
fanshawe2

David Fanshawe, the English composer and explorer who died on July 5 this year, was best known for his 1972 work, African Sanctus, a setting of the Catholic Latin Mass which combined rock music with traditional African singing and drumming. To mark his

more

more view
monk2

When St. Joseph Abbey in Louisiana decided to open a woodshop on All Saints Day 2007 to sell handcrafted caskets to the public, the hope was that the sales would pay for the medical and educational needs of the abbey's 36 Benedictine monks. The board

more

more view

Shot from 1958 film 'Touch of Evil' --- Legendary Hollywood actress Zsa Zsa Gabor has returned home from hospital after refusing anymore surgery and being administered the last rites by a priest at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

more

more view

A micrograph depicting the presence of a type of meningitidis bacteria---A case of meningococcal disease has been confirmed at the Catholic Chanel College in Gladstone, Queensland, but the school said students are not considered at risk of

more

more view

The Vatican will host a conference to examine the global role of the Catholic press, addressing, among other topics, the Catholic media response to controversy within the Church. The Vatican's L'Osservatore Romano newspaper announced the

more

more view

Mark Wahlberg---Hollywood actor and former rap star Mark Wahlberg has attended Mass at St Mary's Cathedral in Sydney, taking time out of the Australian promotional tour of his new film The Other Guys.Wahlberg, 39, was at Mass on Monday, wearing his golf

more

more view

'The Sermon of Saint John the Baptist' --- Archaeologists and clerics in Bulgaria claim they have unearthed bones belonging to John the Baptist, which the country's government hopes will bring salvation through tourism. The remains,

more

more view

Twenty million people - almost the entire population of Australia - are homeless in Pakistan from the severe flooding of an unprecedented scale, said Catholic Mission Director for Pakistan, Father Mario Rodrigues."The United Nations now estimates that the

more

more view
lumiere2

Télé Lumière is the first and only Christian television in Lebanon and the Middle East. It was founded in 1991and is a non-profit organization. Its mission is ecumenical, it is not associated to any political party or movement, does not broadcast any

more

more view
fisher2

Just a week out from the election the ABC joined the debate over population with a program called Population Puzzle and a follow-up Q&A, writes Anthony Fisher, Bishop of Parramatta. An example of what’s criticised in the commercial media as

more

more view
china2

The Society of St Vincent de Paul has established 20 parish-based charity centres in China, but must operate under a different name to placate a government suspicious of the charity organisation’s ties to the Pope. The Society has established centres in and

more

more view

Mass on Demand

home-video-thumbnail

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

Mass Online

home-video-thumbnail-nobttn

Live streamed from Our Lady of the Rosary Cathedral, Waitara

more

Daily Prayer

Daily Prayer

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

view