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.
Catholics across the world are being asked for their views on contraception, same-sex unions and communion for divorced and remarried couples, reports The Tablet and SMH.
An iron cross believed to belong to St Mary MacKillop's original grave is being shown in public for the first time in 99 years, reports The Daily Telegraph.
An exquisite 18th-century cope featuring elaborate floral designs in pastel silks and gilded silver embroidery has returned to New Norcia following almost twelve months' conservation work.
An American pastor in Oregon has filed an appeal against his forced removal from that post by the diocese bishop, reports NCR/Ucanews.
The Jewish Museum of Australia will launch a ground breaking new program, The Jewish Context of the Life and Words of Jesus, which will link directly to a unit of the same name taught at Year 8 level in Catholic schools across Victoria.
What happens when there's a rising tide of religious sentiment in a state that is officially secular? How should governments respond to the demands of a population that wants more religion in its public discourse?
Caritas supporters right around Australia are taking a stand in solidarity with the world’s poor and calling for an increase in assistance to communities living in poverty.
There's nothing like aimed shots from a zeroed-in, Soviet-made sniper rifle cracking over your head or auguring into the sand around you to clear one's mind on staying alive.