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A painting that was kept in a closet in a college in northern England for 30 years and is hailed by scholars as a masterpiece has gone on display for the first time, reports The Catholic Herald.
The Archbishop of Adelaide, Philip Wilson, said he showed the utmost concern and compassion for victims of sexual abuse at an Adelaide school, and denied causing any delay in a legal battle with their parents, reports SkyNews.
The emergence of especially punitive measures against gays in various countries has opened unusually stark and public fissures among Catholic bishops in different nations, reports the Religion News Service.
A commission looking into the Vatican bank briefed Pope Francis and the Council of Cardinals on its findings yesterday, ahead of a papal decision about what to do with the troubled institution, reports Reuters/Yahoo7.
The Sydney Catholic Business Network of the Archdiocese of Sydney brings together leaders from all sectors to dialogue on important issues.
As bishops around the world start sending Rome their responses to the questionnaire for the Extraordinary Synod on Pastoral Challenges to the Family, local bishops' conferences should publish their responses, writes Fr Bill Grimm.
Germany's Cardinal Walter Kasper will give the opening address at a two-day meeting of the College of Cardinals later this week, reports The Catholic Herald.
With five bedrooms, three full bathrooms, a three-car garage and a big outdoor pool, the New Jersey house of Newark Archbishop John Myers is valued at nearly $800,000, records show, reports NCR.
A Catholic principal did not report child sex abuse complaints against a pedophile teacher at a Toowoomba school to police because CEO was'his 'first port of call, reports AAP/Yahoo7.
Iranian Asghar Farhardi has proven himself to be one of the world’s best directors. The Past follows his highly-regarded A Separation, and audiences with high expectations will not be disappointed.
Islamic militants have killed more than 100 people in an area of northern Nigeria dotted with majority-Christian villages, reports The Tablet.
British Museum curator Irving Finkel explains how the chance discovery of a Babylonian tablet helped him trace the roots of Noah’s Ark, reports The Catholic Herald.
Pope Francis will travel the world with his Argentinian passport, and not use a Vatican diplomatic one, reports Vatican Insider.
Pope Francis has begun meeting for the third time with the Council of Cardinals advising him on reforming the global Church, but it remains unclear just what reforms are in the offing, reports NCR Online.
2014 marks the 200th anniversary of the ‘Restoration’ of the Jesuits. This website features a commemorateive calendar of great Jesuits of the last 200 years, complete with audio reflections.
This American film is based on actual events around the life of an AIDS sufferer, Ron Woodroff, who peddled non-approved drugs in Texas, USA, in the 1980s. The film has been nominated for six Academy Oscars, including Best Picture.
It’s a measure of how bad things have become for the Legionaries of Christ that the first question a journalist feels obliged to ask the religious order’s new leader is about sexal abuse, writes John Allen.
Two priests have been stabbed to death and a third wounded by young assailants who broke into a school residence in Venezuela during an apparent robbery, reports AAP/SkyNews.