At least three Philippines priests will defy a warning from their bishops for members of the clergy not to run for public office in national elections next year, reports ucanews.com.
The Italian Church plans to help struggling families pay overdue utility bills for the Jubilee Year of Mercy, reports The Catholic Herald.
This is the sixth (and hopefully final) film in the low-budget but successful horror franchise that reinvigorated the found footage craze first popularised by The Blair Witch Project 16 years ago.
Pope Francis has told Jewish leaders an outright attack on the State of Israel is just as anti-Semitic as attacks against Jews, reports The Catholic Herald.
A 51-year-old priest has spent ten months making a model-sized version of the Vatican, reports the Catholic News Service in The Tablet.
Despite being the first Queenslander to join the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate in Australia, getting to the seminary was no easy feat for Fr John Sherman.
A biography of US Archbishop Raymond "Dutch" Hunthausen paints the painful story of a prelate's conscience and Rome's determination to hold fast to institutional control.
Papal honour for Melbourne woman, Halloween's spiritual roots, Church recruits more exorcists.
Celtic crosses by Irish priests from the Dark Ages are among the compelling items in a brilliant exhibition on Celtic art and identity in London.
John Whelan was a police officer, unionist, man of many careers and service, raconteur and family man. In the end, he fought his last battle against Alzheimer's disease, wrestling the invincible foe but gloriously defiant.
The Synod has shown that two Churches exist, according to a longtime Vatican-watcher: Francis’ Church of forgiveness and mercy, and the Church of the doctors of the law, who came across as the majority, reports The Washington Post.
Matthew 5:1-12 When Jesus saw the crowds, he went up the mountain; and after he sat down, his disciples came to him. Then he began to speak, and taught them, saying:
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The Pope's decision to call the Synod into session twice in 12 months to speak freely about the same issue was primarily not about the family. It was about re-introducing a process of debate at the highest level of the Church, writes Robert Mickens.
What are the moral questions around the phenomenon of what is sometimes called in Catholic circles “delation,” but more often called reporting things to the police, asks Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith.
A priest of the Diocese of Derry, Fr Brendan Collins discusses the historic referendum which legalised same-sex marriage in Ireland.
Durham University and Durham Cathedral have teamed to digitally recreate a medieval monastic library. The project will make available over 350 volumes of texts that once belonged to the priory in northern England.
Catholic school teachers in Queensland who have staged their latest stoppage are showing no signs of backing down, a union leader warned, reports AAP on Yahoo7.
The Vatican has pleaded with major powers not to wage war in outer space or use weapons in space to launch attacks on the Earth, reports The Tablet.