The Syrian Orthodox Metropolitan of Homs and Hama says 45 people were killed and 1,500 families held hostage in the 'most serious and biggest massacre of Christians in Syria,' reports The Tablet.
When I was contacted by the ALP to consider delivering the 2013 'Light on the Hill' Address. I told the organisers that usually I would despatch such an invitation to the wastepaper bin, writes Frank Brennan.
Twelve rare and precious illuminated manuscripts from the Kerry Stokes Collection are on display at the New Norcia Museum and Art Gallery, reports the community's website.
The Vatican's chief spokesman has said it is 'theologically and theoretically' possible but not a realistic possibility, for women to become cardinals in the Roman Catholic church, reports NCR Online.
The Church says it has reservations about police allegations tendered to the Victorian Parliamentary inquiry into the handling of child abuse, adding that it would be concerned if the allegations appeared in the inquiry report.
This subtitled, Swiss drama tells the story of a young boy, Simon (Kacey Mottet Klein), who lives with and supports his older sister, Louise (Lea Seydoux).
Pope Francis is calling on Catholics to choose how they can make a difference for others, says the leader of a group of 600,000 Catholic sisters and nuns around the world. Sr Carmen Sammut said the Pope is giving the world 'great hope.'
A maximum security correctional centre wasn’t necessarily what Sr Loretta Corrigan RSM had in mind nine years ago when she applied for a pastoral care job in Canberra-Goulburn after finishing her studies.
Must Catholics be Poor?” is the title of Fr Dwight Longenecker’s article in Aleteia for October 25. It’s a good question and one that should haunt all Catholics, writes Francis Philiips.
The Bishop of Darwin, Eugene Hurley, says Australia's asylum debate has been largely shaped by ignorance. Bishop Hurley says asylum-seekers are misunderstood, demonised and all too often labelled as queue-jumpers and terrorists, reports SBS.
An Australian nun named as a possible candidate to be a woman cardinal would be willing to serve if the Pope asked her, but does not expect a call, reports The Age.
This is an American film, based on the hijacking of the US container ship, MV Maersk Alabama, by Somali pirates in 2009.
This site is created by the National Catholic Education Commission. It provides information and ongoing responses to the Government’s plans for a new national system of school funding from 2014.
A Catholic priest who worked at dioceses across NSW during a 40-year career has been found guilty of eight counts of sexually abusing young girls, reports The Sydney Morning Herald.
Two Catholics whose arrest sparked mass protests in Vietnam’s Nghe An province last month have been jailed, reports Ucanews.
As the season of Advent draws closer, Catholic Relief Services and a fair trade group are encouraging consumers to be mindful of where they buy their Christmas gifts. reports the Catholic News Agency.
The auditing commission appointed by the president of the German bishops' conference to clarify the decisions behind the renovation of the bishop's palace complex at Limburg, has begun work, reports The Tablet.
What is needed today is an evangelically passionate Catholicism that poses a sharp contrast to the radical individualism and loneliness of postmodernity, argues George Weigel.
Seventeen people have been killed and dozens of others injured in a stampede following the end of an overnight church vigil in eastern Nigeria, reports AFP on ABC Online.