Retired Bishop Pat Power hopes that the Catholic Church will be a more human Church, a more humble Church, and a Church which is more intent on reflecting the person and the teaching of Jesus.
In an upcoming book, Cardinal George Pell has argued against proposed changes to Church practice that would allow divorced and civilly remarried Catholics to receive Communion, reports the Catholic News Service.
Churchgoers in Sydney's west have been left shaken after a stranger shouted death threats from a car bearing the Islamic State flag, reports AAP on Yahoo7.
The Archdiocese of Sydney has overturned findings of a Vatican inquiry which attacked the credibility of alleged child abuse victims and said they may have “fabricated” claims, reports The Australian.
Pope Francis’ security will not be stepped up during his trips to Albania and Turkey despite alleged assassination threats by the terrorist Islamic State, reports The Tablet.
When Missionaries of God’s Love founder Fr Ken Barker presents remarkable moments of grace in his life and others, they glow like unforgettably precious stones, reports The Catholic Leader.
The Archbishop of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil has had his crucifix and ring stolen in an armed robbery, reports the BBC.
Mount Carmel Retreat Centre at Varroville, NSW, is a Christian centre under the auspices of the Discalced Carmelite Friars - a place for individuals and groups to develop their spirituality by means of retreats, conferences and study groups.
It is about eight years since the first Step Up film was released to great enthusiasm, offering an opportunity for Channing Tatum to dance and for Rachel Griffiths to have a serious role. But that seems a long time ago.
Thirteen ACRATH members from around Australia will make their annual visit to Federal Parliament next Monday in a bid to influence policies affecting people trafficked into Australia.
Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans (ACRATH) has a website with a wide range of articles, links, videos on aspects of its activities against human trafficking.
Sydney Town Hall was brimming with people, eager to hear former president of Ireland Mary McAleese deliver the Rosemary Goldie Lecture earlier this month. An excerpt is available on the Religion and Ethics Report.
Just a few steps away from Rome's traffic jams, blaring sirens and sticky heat, the city's Non-Catholic Cemetery is a garden of breezes and greenery, of crickets, birdsong, roses and pomegranate trees, reports the Catholic News Service.
Eight hundred years ago a man from Assisi saved the Church from corruption, clericalism and insincerity. We know him as St Francis of Assisi, and he is an inspiration to our Pope. But he also is misunderstood, writes Jon Sweeney in America.
Legendary coach and AFL player Kevin Sheedy and renowned journalist Geraldine Doogue will launch the Australian Catholic Bishops Social Justice Statement today at St Mary's Cathedral in Sydney.
The ACT parish of Manuka is to receive a major lift from the $35 million redevelopment of the St Christopher's Cathedral precinct announced yesterday, reports The Canberra Times.
Conflict in Iraq, Syria and Gaza has led to the greatest humanitarian crisis the world has faced since the Second World War, the head of the Church’s relief and development work said, reports The Tablet.
A car bearing Vatican diplomatic plates has been stopped in France with four kilograms of cocaine on board, reports AFP in The Sydney Morning Herald and Nine News.
Irish Cardinal Sean Brady has paid tribute to Northern Ireland's Rev Ian Paisley, the Unionist leader who died last week at the age of 88, reports The Catholic Herald.