The Queensland Catholic Education Commission says that potential ‘overcrowding’ of the Australian Curriculum as Phase 2 and 3 subjects are rolled out is the most concerning issue that should be addressed by the review process currently underway.
A group of Syria-based Orthodox nuns released unharmed on Monday after a three-month ordeal told a news conference they were treated well by their Islamist captors, reports The Tablet.
Police have conducted truth serum tests on two more Catholic priests from a southern Indian seminary, 11 months after its rector was found murdered, reports Ucanews.
In answer to the implicit question, how has Pope Francis inspired (and intrigued) me during this first year, I would answer: he has shown the human face of holiness, writes Francis Phillips in The Catholic Herald.
The Sydney Alliance brings together diverse community organisations, unions and religious organisations to advance the common good and achieve a fair, just and sustainable city.
Pope Francis carries a crucifix he took from a dead priest in Buenos Aires, he told priests serving in Rome’s parishes last week, reports CNS/Catholic Herald.
The Vatican office responsible for 900,000 priests, brothers and sisters around the world has called on them to re-evaluate their holdings of wealth and issue critiques of the global economy, calling it unjust to the neediest, reports NCR.
Cardinal Pell was given misleading information which left him 'out of the loop' during the running of a highly controversial legal case against him, the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has heard, reports The Australian.
A new biography explores the extraordinary life of the late Queensland priest, Father Michael Hayes, reports the Morning Bulletin.
A new App is now available for your mobile device to pray the scriptures during Lent and Holy Week.
A senior German Cardinal has called on national churches to speak up more courageously in their dialogue with Rome, claiming that their lack of courage has made Rome 'over-powerful', reports The Tablet.
Former US conservative presidential candidate Rick Santorum has endorsed PM Tony Abbott and Pope Francis' success as providing valuable lessons for a divided Republican Party at the next US election, reports the SMH.
Bishop-designate Michael McCarthy says he feels humbled by his appointment as the tenth Bishop of Rockhampton.
Here’s a fact about Catholicism in the early 21st century that flies in the face of conventional wisdom: It’s growing by leaps and bounds in the heart of the Muslim world, writes John Allen.
The Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture will hold an Ecumenical Service for the Feast of St Patrick this Saturday in Canberra.
It is perhaps the world's most exclusive duty-free shop. Hidden inside the walls of the Vatican City, accessible only to those with a special pass, sits a little-known department store offering luxury goods to prelates and their staff, reports The Times/The Australian.
The time has come for the last Good Samaritan Sisters to say goodbye to Hughenden in the north west of Queensland, reports the ABC.
Cardinal George Pell believes the Catholic Church should be able to be sued in cases of child sexual abuse, the Royal Commission has heard, reports the ABC.
Pope Francis will make his first trip to Asia as Pope in August, visiting South Korea to beatify 124 Korean martyrs and bring a message of peace to the divided peninsula, the Vatican announced yesterday, reports The Tablet.