This American film is based on the true story of Oscar Grant (Michael Jordan), who was killed by a police bullet fired at the Fruitvale Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Station, in Oakland, California, US.
The retired head of the Vatican's Doctrinal Congregation said some media portrayals of Francis risk making him appear as a sign of division. Cardinal William Levada also said the German pontiff's decision to resign made it easier for future popes to do so.
The Catholic Foodie brings much more to the table than merely recipes and reviews. The show highlights how food - good food - can be a sign to us of God’s love and care for each of us.
Most remarkable about the consultation regarding sex, marriage and family life, in which the Church has asked Catholics to take part, is its brave implication that things have to change, writes The Tablet in an editorial.
Parish priests around Australia have been called on to acknowledge the start of Royal Commission hearings into Towards Healing on December 9 by reading the Catholic Church’s child sexual abuse commitment statement at Mass.
Returning to a tradition they broke three years ago, the US bishops yesterday elected as their new president the sitting vice-president of the Bishops' Conference, Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, reports NCR Online.
The Church says it welcomes the release of the Victorian Parliamentary Report into the handling of child sex abuse, due to be tabled today. Victims' advocates are urging a swift, bipartisan response, reports AAP in The Sydney Morning Herald.
The German Church's Weltbild publishing house, suspended two years ago for selling pornographic books, said it had staved off insolvency by obtaining a new $70 million investment from Catholic dioceses.
The Archbishop of Munich says Cardinal Muller, the Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith 'cannot stop the discussions' about remarried divorcees and related questions to be addressed at next year's Synod, reports Vatican Insider.
This is an American thriller film which has a stellar cast, and is the first film screen play written by the respected author, Cormac McCarthy.
Last week Caritas Australia launched their annual Global Gifts campaign, which seeks to make positive change in the lives of people in developing countries one Christmas gift at a time.
For the past two years I have been juggling prayer and grief. I have lost a friend, my mother, my grandmother and others. It has been tough to go through, bu friends have reached out with concern, hugs and text messages, writes Elizabeth Elliott.
In 1975, Msgr Joseph Hirsch spent a month living in Lima's slums as he backpacked through South America. Now he's back in Peru, working to prove a man he met that year is a saint, reports the Catholic News Service.
Church aid agencies are battling to reach the hundreds of thousands of victims of the devastating typhoon that struck the Philippines on Friday, amid warnings that people are dying because they lack food and water, reports The Tablet.
The Archbishop of Naples Crescenzio Sepe says polluters cannot take communion, reports the Huffington Post on Ucanews.
The Vatican has secured the use of the new Internet domain name '.catholic,' but bloggers hoping that platform could ramp up their own digital pulpit will be disappointed. The Holy See says it’ll be reserved for church-related organisations, not individuals.
The head of the ancient Catholic religious order that first used the Red Cross as a symbol for helping the sick was under arrest on Friday after allegedly kidnapping two priests so that they could not vote against his re-election.
Bishop Michael McKenna has welcomed a Heritage Grant of $150,000 from the NSW Government to assist with the restoration of the Cathedral of St Michael and St John in Bathurst.
Former Queensland premier Anna Bligh has gone back to her roots by taking a job as chief executive of the Young Women's Christian Association in NSW, reports The Courier Mail.