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Mr Pip is based on a story by a journalist reflecting on the experiences of Bougainville in 1989 and the aftermath of the closure of the copper mine there.
The Asian Social Institute is a Manila-based Graduate Schoo,l established in 1962 by a Dutch Catholic Missionary of the Congregation of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Rev Fr Francis Senden.
The election of Archbishop Joseph Kurtz as president of the USCCB was widely expected. But everyone was a bit surprised that the election was achieved on the first ballot, writes Michael Sean Winters.
The mission of the Redemptorist Order is ‘to preach the Gospel ever anew’. The Redemptorists in Melbourne have taken the idea of spreading the Gospel message into a new age, creating a smartphone app and forming an online prayer community.
Following the 70th anniversary of the bombing of the Vatican in World War II, the author of a new book on the affair has concluded that the attack was carried out by Italian fascist forces, reports the Catholic News Agency.
The Prefect of the Congregation for the Faith, Archbishop Gerhard Müller, has written a letter asking for the withdrawal and revision of the proposal to allow remarried Catholics to receive the sacraments, reports Vatican Insider.
According to Global Language Monitor’s 14th annual global survey of the English language, 'Pope Francis' is the most discussed name on the 1.83 billion person English-language portion of the Internet, reports Aleteia/Ucanews.
The Vatican is donating $160,000 in emergency aid to the Philippines, as Caritas and other aid groups try to provide relief for thousands affected by Super Typhoon Haiyan.
The crucifixion of Jesus was completely legal under the judicial system of the time, a scholar claims, reports The Daily Telegraph.
Artist Luke Cornish, known for his aerosol-stencil works, has put his 2012 portrait of father Bob Maguire up for auction later this month, reports Artshub.
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.