The Vatican Museums will explore the spiritual side of Andy Warhol in a major exhibition to take place next year. Source: Catholic Herald.
Pope Francis yesterday prayed for victims of two recent attacks in Afghanistan, holding a moment of silent prayer for the more than 100 people who lost their lives in an explosion on Saturday. Source: Crux.
The German bishops’ conference has decided to stick with the traditional wording in the Lord’s Prayer. Source: CNS.
A major Catholic gathering in Dublin will be focused on promoting the entirety of Pope Francis’s document on the family rather than the “contentious points”, according to the cardinal helping to organise the event. Source: The Tablet.
Among the 895 Australians recognised in the Australia Day Honours List are many Catholics who have selflessly served the Church and the wider community for many years. Source: The Catholic Weekly.
Trudy Dantis is the new director of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference’s Pastoral Research Office, which has moved from Melbourne to Canberra. Source: ACBC Media Blog.
Violations of religious freedom declined in Indonesia last year, indicating that the country's efforts to promote tolerance are starting to pay off, a national human rights group has said. Source: Jakarta Globe.
Pedophiles who were abused as children should still be eligible for compensation, says South Australian Commissioner for Victims' Rights Michael O'Connell. Source: ABC News.
Religious instructors have hit back at claims parents are pulling their children out of Queensland state school religion classes. Source: The Catholic Leader.
The Indonesian government has teamed up with religious leaders in a three-month campaign to improve waste management in the country.
The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission has pushed for new powers to regulate charities’ “effective use of resources” under its new commissioner, Gary Johns. Source: The Guardian.
Pope Francis said he told the bishops and priests of Chile to be uncompromising when it comes to protecting minors from sexual abuse. Source: Catholic Herald.
A dog named Rambo lived up to his action-hero name, when his barking alerted sleeping religious sisters that a chapel next to their convent was on fire. Source: CNA.
People have a responsibility to check the source of what they share on social media to ensure it is not “fake news” designed to further prejudices or increase fear, Pope Francis said in a message released yesterday. Source: CNS.
Compelling, daring, creative and unsettling: The Shape of Water provides a rich and moving imaginative experience in a totally original way. Source: ACOFB.
The big banks' most vulnerable customers should be the focus of the financial services royal commission, according to a leading consumer finance advocacy group. Source: ABC News.
A Brisbane Indigenous Catholic leader has joined the call to change the date of Australia Day. Source: The Catholic Leader.
Israeli scholars have deciphered one of two previously unread manuscripts of the Dead Sea Scrolls more than half a century after their discovery, an Israeli university has said. Source: The Telegraph UK.