A German Cardinal warned that the number of Catholics leaving his country's Church is 'alarmingly high' and urged an end to 'scandals and vexations' involving clergy, reports the Catholic News Service.
Pope Francis’ courage is causing disquiet among those with 'a very conformist and closed Catholicism,' according to the Archbishop of Dublin, reports The Tablet.
On Wednesday, August 13, Sister Clare Condon SGS from the Good Samaritan Sisters will speak at the Australian Human Rights Commission in Sydney.
The Diocese of Ballarat paid for renovations to former Bishop Ronald Mulkearns’ Great Ocean Road property, reports The Courier.
CVMA exists to foster a 'vocations culture' that educates people about the nature of vocation and promotes, at a national level, the development of vocations ministry.
Director Martin Scorsese is moving ahead with his his ambitious film project Silence, about Jesuit missionaries who risked persecution and even death to bring the Gospel to Buddhists in 17th-century Japan, reports Patheos/Ucanews.
Catholic Social Services Australia is among a group of Church organisations calling for the government's welfare reforms to include a social safety net strong enough to support every person in need, reports AAP in SBS News.
Pope Francis wants to reform the papacy to allow greater unity between the Catholic and Orthodox Churches, a newly appointed senior adviser has claimed, according to The Tablet.
As the deadly Ebola virus continues to claim victims in West Africa, Catholic Relief Services is working to fight the outbreak by educating affected communities and dispelling local myths, reports the Catholic News Agency.
Freddy Cerna is about the same height as the statue he carves from Italian Carrara marble. The statue of Mary, her hands folded in prayer, stares back at him, reports the Catholic News Service.
The Prime Minister has declared this Thursday, August 7, to be a National Day of Mourning for the victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, and has arranged for a National Memorial Service to take place at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Melbourne.
The media often gets it wrong when covering (or not) the global persecution of Christians, but this reveals our religious blind spots rather than a conspiracy of silence, writes Natasha Moore in The Drum/ABC.
Pope Francis, a Jesuit, celebrated the feast of St Ignatius of Loyola by meeting the family of a Jesuit kidnapped in Syria a year ago and joining them and priests at the Jesuit headquarters for lunch, reports the Catholic News Service.
On Tuesday, August 12, former High Court judge Michael Kirby will debate the Vice-Chancellor of the Australian Catholic University, Greg Craven, on the Australian Constitution.
As the 175th anniversary year of the Sisters of Charity in Australia closes, it is a good time to look at the website of the women who carry on Mary Aikenhead's charism.
The former Archbishop of Sydney, Cardinal Edward Clancy, has died at the age of 90, after years of ill-health. Cardinal Clancy passed away early yesterday at the Little Sisters of the Poor nursing home at Randwick, reports AAP in The Australian.
The Vatican has called for the faithful to be more restrained when offering the sign of peace during Mass, reports The Tablet.
Catholic school classes in Tasmania will be disrupted next Thursday when almost 400 teachers strike, reports The Examiner.