Priests in Ireland have taken the Pope’s agenda of mercy in the Jubilee Year out into the public square.
Three old friends meet up on Christmas Eve for their final bar crawl through New York. This is the latest comedy from Seth Rogen and friends, a recipe for big laughs and surprising emotional depth, washed down with plenty of juvenile material.
A shortage of prison chaplains across England and Wales means that many prisoners will not be able to attend Mass on Christmas Day, reports The Tablet.
The Christmas spirit this year in Bethlehem has been dampened by the political situation which, since October, has taken the lives of almost 100 Palestinians and 22 Israelis.
A Newcastle woman’s final wishes were formally carried out on Friday when her $4.3 million estate was handed to St Vincent de Paul Society to help the charity better serve the Hunter’s homeless children and their families.
An Italian cardinal accused of using charity money to refurbish his luxury apartment has donated 150,000 euros ($A227,000) to the foundation which allegedly footed the bill, reports AFP/Yahoo7.
The Prince of Wales has warned that the future of Christianity is in jeopardy in the Middle East, reports The Tablet.
A Canadian Supreme Court judge has reversed a decision by British Columbia’s law society that would have banned graduates of a Christian law school from practising law in the province, reports Ucanews.
The Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem has invited every parish to switch off its Christmas lights in solidarity with all victims of violence and terrorism, reports Vatican Insider.
Children in two-parent families don’t deserve government support. That’s the message the government and opposition sent last month when they passed a bill to cut payments for two-parent families, while other families still get theirs, writes Marcelle Mogg.
NSW Catholic students have again performed exceptionally well in this year’s Higher School Certificate. Analysis of the 2015 HSC shows that 74% of courses sat by students in Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Sydney scored above the state average.
Since Holy Years typically happen just once every quarter century, they’re often misunderstood. Given that this year’s Jubilee of Mercy is an extraordinary one, it’s even more confusing. Here are answers to some of the most common questions.
A Pakistani Catholic family is now hiding in Punjab province, having been forced to flee from their Islamabad home after being accused of blasphemy, reports ucanews.com.
It is not often that a film review starts with a recommendation for audience to see it because of the final scene, but this is the case with Phoenix.
Pope Francis celebrated his 79th birthday yesterday and while he remains enormously popular, a small but vocal group of conservatives have grown increasingly strident in criticising the Pope now that there is little doubt left about his priorities.
After three postponed launches, a satellite built by students at a Catholic school in Virginia was finally launched into space on December 6.
Luke 1:39-56 In those days Mary set out and went with haste to a Judean town in the hill country, where she entered the house of Zechariah and greeted Elizabeth.
Bucket lists are hot these days. So canny fellow that I am, here is my list of ten things a Catholic should try to do before it's too late, writes Mark Shea.
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