Because Folies Bergere is so well acted, it might give the impression that it is deeper than it actually is.
The website of Australia's embassy at the Vatican contains practical information for Australians in Rome and for people wishing to come to Australia.
Thomas Peters was a handsome blogger known to millions as the American Papist. A freak accident left him fighting for his life – but his faith survived, reports Tim Stanley in The Catholic Herald.
The Truth Justice and Healing Council has today released a major report detailing its activities over the past two years, which documents the Council’s engagement with the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sex Abuse.
Pope Francis will create new cardinals on February 14, following a two-day meeting of the world's cardinals that will discuss reform of the Vatican bureaucracy, among other issues, reports the Catholic News Service.
A new kind of ghetto has developed which needs the Church's presence and people's solidarity: the "digital slum" where cyberbullying and online pornography and abuse run rampant, reports the Catholic News Service.
The Rev Peter Comensoli will be installed as the third Bishop of Broken Bay at 11am this morning, at Our Lady of the Rosary Cathedral in Waitara, on Sydney's north shore.
Catholic priest Peter Doohan and Uniting Church reverend John Case are on an outback road trip this week, delivering pre-Christmas services to tiny towns in western Queensland, reports the ABC.
The Redemptorists are a religious congregation of priests and brothers who live in community for the sake of preaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ, especially among people on the margins of society and Church.
Being a teacher is no ordinary profession because it provides children with life chances, Kim Beazley told an audience of teachers as he accepted an honorary degree at Notre Dame University, reports The West Australian.
Rosemarie Pace is Director of Pax Christi in Metropolitan New York. She sees peacemaking and Catholic social justice as inseparable, she tells Sr Camille D'Arienzo in this interview with NCR Online.
In Braga, Portugal, stands the church of Nossa Senhora do Leite, which translates as Our Lady of the Milk. The niche over the main door features a statue of the Holy Virgin breastfeeding the infant Jesus, writes Suzanna Fitzpatrick.
The US bishops’ Committee on International Justice and Peace said acts of torture outlined in a Senate Intelligence Committee report “violated the God-given human dignity inherent in all people and were unequivocally wrong”, reports CNS.
Italy’s singing nun, Sister Cristina Scuccia, finally met Francis on Wednesday during his general audience. She presented him with a copy of her first CD, which features a remake of the Madonna hit, Like A Virgin, reports AP in Crux.
Pope Francis has instructed all bishops’ conferences to initiate wide-ranging discussions, including academics and lay movements, on matters arising from this year's Synod on the Family, reports The Tablet.
Sounds like the title of a fairy tale. But, this is no fairytale. The Green Prince is the code name for Mossab Hassan Youseff.
Rather than being called by his Papal name, Benedict XVI, the Pope Emeritus has revealed that since his retirement he has wanted to return to his original priestly title and be called simply Father Benedict, reports CNA.
The Prince of Wales has warned that the availability online of footage of executions could take “this so-called modern age” “into the dark ages," reports The Tablet.
Sydney was dazzled last Tuesday night by a visual and aural extravaganza as St Mary’s Cathedral was awash with colour and light which turned the grand church into an ornate canvas, reports The Catholic Weekly.