The CathNews YouTube Channel is pleased to present this short documenary celebrating half a century of Caritas Australia's aid and development work around the world.
Pierre Ryckmans relished his role as provocateur, in particular his attack on the Left by exposing the realities of China during the “Cultural Revolution”, which also drew him into conflict within his employers here in Australia.
Matthew 21:33-46 - The vineyard was an ancient symbol for Israel - God was the landowner - so who were the tenants? Here Jesus offers a challenging parable to his disciples.
This lively and scholarly book offers rare insight into the Crusades in the context of Islamic history, from the vantage points of the Muslim potentates whose perceptions of the warriors from the West may surprise modern readers.
The much anticipated Synod on the Family will commence on Sunday. As heated debate rages among Church leaders regarding their hopes for the Synod, Cardinal Walter Kasper hopes the event will model the Pope's "listening magisterium."
In this video interview, former NSW Premier Kristina Keneally talks about her hopes for the upcoming Synod on the Family, and more broadly about leadership by women and lay people in the Church, reports Eureka Street.
The belief that religion is the cause of the world’s bloodiest conflicts is central to our conviction that faith and politics should never mix. But the messy history of their separation suggests it was never so simple, writes Karen Armstrong in The Guardian.
A Catholic primary school teacher from Sydney's south-west has been charged with possessing and uploading child pornography, reports The Sydney Morning Herald.
At this website, the Vatican makes available meditations of Pope Francis from his daily Mass celebrated in the chapel of the Domus Sanctae Marthae.
The United Nations framework provides the "only viable way" of dealing with the global nature of modern terrorism "which knows no borders," the Vatican Secretary of State told the UN General Assembly on Monday, reports the Catholic News Service.
The President of the Nigerian Bishops’ Conference has called for an investigation into an alleged multimillion-dollar arms deal and said anyone found guilty of money laundering should be dealt with through the justice system.
The Argentine daily La Nacion has published an interview with Cardinal Walter Kasper, who defended his arguments that some people who have been divorced and remarried should receive Communion, reports the Catholic News Agency.
World Communications Day 2015 will focus on the theme “Communicating the Family: A Privileged Place of Encounter with the Gift of Love,” the Vatican announced on Monday, reports the Catholic News Agency.
The outspoken Bishop Emeritus of Hong Kong has addressed demonstrators at a student-led occupation that has paralysed the city, reports The Tablet.
Irish President praises Sisters of Mercy, Buddhist symphony to welcome Pope, migrants keep the faith in New Zealand, Francis on the Jesuits, Anglicans divided on gay clergy, China, Bangladesh, Cardinal Tagle.
The burning of a church in India’s Madhya Pradesh has stoked fears of widening religious violence against Christians in the Hindu-majority state, reports Ucanews.
More chaplains are set to be deployed into Victorian schools after a deal between the State and Federal governments, reports The Herald-Sun.
Redemptorist News is a Vietnamese news service, that defies government censors, to provide news about the Church's activities with a special emphasis on the country's persecuted Catholic minority, reports Ucanews.
One of the main reasons for seeing Wish I Was Here is Zach Braff. He not only co-directed and wrote, he also stars. Braff and his co-producers advertised online, on Kickstarter, the site for ordinary people to donate for the production of a film.
Married couples will have a prominent role in the forthcoming Extraordinary Synod on the Family, the event’s organiser has revealed, reports The Tablet.