Cardinal Reinhard Marx has apologised for thousands of sexual abuse cases that took place inside the Church in Germany, revealed in a report released yesterday. Source: Crux.
In what is probably the least religious country in Europe, Pope Francis said he was surprised by how many people held firm to their faith despite all the sexual abuse and financial scandals in the Church. Source: CNS.
Catholic Schools NSW is demanding the Berejiklian Government abandon plans to cut state funding contributions to 595 Catholic schools, including low-fee primary schools. Source: The Australian.
The Archdiocese of Chicago has confirmed the temporary removal of the parish priest at the centre of a controversy over the burning of a rainbow banner. Source: CNA.
Australia’s determination to play a leading role in eliminating modern slavery around the globe is unwavering, Foreign Minister Marise Payne has told a United Nations event in New York. Source: SBS News.
The leader of a Vatican delegation that has just completed a visit to Australia was delighted by the efforts of local Church organisations to enhance interfaith dialogue, education and understanding. Source: ACBC Media Blog.
Hundreds of people suffering from untreated pain and injuries in Vanuatu benefited from a visit by Australian Catholic University physiotherapy staff and students. Source: Melbourne Catholic.
Inspired St Mary MacKillop's words "never see a need without doing something about it", Mount Gambier's Ally Finnis is making a difference to the lives of children as a Young Ambassador for UNICEF Australia. Source: The Southern Cross.
China has intensified its crackdown on religion, with images emerging of crosses being burned and destroyed at churches. Source: ABC News.
The bishops of England and Wales have announced an independent review into the Church’s abuse-prevention measures in the two countries. Source: Catholic Herald.
Pope Francis has warned Christians to not let the faith turn into another piece of history, but to keep it an active part of their lives and communities. Source: CNA.
Catholic education leaders have hit back at critics of the Morrison Government's $4.5 billion funding deal for Catholic and independent schools. Source: The Australian.
Excitement, hope-filled anticipation, a sense of peace and some trepidation – these are a few of the emotions being felt by the incoming Bishop of Darwin on the eve of his ordination. Source: ACBC Media Blog.
A West Australian MP has called for an inquest into the deaths of 27 babies who died despite surviving abortion procedures. Source: WA Today.
The Polish archbishop tasked with overseeing Bosnia-Herzegovina’s Medjugorje shrine has outlined plans for expansion at the site of the alleged Marian apparitions. Source: The Tablet.
Shoppers at Pennant Hills in Sydney’s north are being offered free reusable bags, designed and sewn by Catholic school students. Source: The Good Oil.
As West Australian Presentation Sister Joan Evans received her Order of Australia medal at Government House in Perth, she could only imagine how proud her late mother and grandmother would be. Source: The eRecord.
“The greatest service that a youth minister can do is be a travelling companion” to the young, Parramatta Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv. told a gathering of youth ministry leaders at the weekend. Source: Catholic Outlook.