Sr Annette Cunliffe rsc, has expressed shock and disappointment at the Federal Government's latest asylum seeker policy.
This American fantasy action and sci-fi adventure film tells the story of how a band of samurai restore honour to their people after a treacherous warlord deceitfully disgraces their leader, who is ordered to suicide.
The Chinese New Year begins today. In an informal conversation, on the eve of the great feast, Cardinal Joseph Zen, Bishop Emeritus of Hong Kong, expresses his concern at the situation of the faithful in China, reports Asianews.
As the embattled Legionaries of Christ continue efforts to chart a new course during a general chapter meeting, there are signs the order is far from unanimous about what that course should look like, writes John Allen.
Suspected Islamic extremists used explosives and machine guns to attack a Catholic church and a village in northeast Nigeria, killing at least 99 people and razing hundreds of homes, according to eyewitnesses, reports The Tablet.
The Diocese of Sandhurst in Victoria will gift a 7.15 hectare nature reserve to the Bendigo community under revised plans for a $6 million land development at Golden Square, reports The Bendigo Advertiser.
A teacher has resigned from a leading Sydney Catholic boys school, St Aloysius' College, after an internal investigation revealed she had been having 'inappropriate relationships' with senior students, reports The Sydney Morning Herald.
The Victorian Maronite Community is an Eastern Catholic Community, of some ten thousand people.
One of the most senior Catholic leaders in Syria has said that Western governments should not be encouraging those suffering in the region to leave, reports The Tablet.
Satirist Stephen Colbert has figured out how to reach people, and Catholic educators should take notice. I have come to the rather surprising conclusion that he embodies a formula for effective catechesis, writes Patrick Manning in America.
Pope Francis returns to a deconsecrated church on the outskirts of Rome, where 15 familes are living rough after losing their jobs and homes, reports The Huffington Post/Ucanews.
Fr Morgan Batt was the local parish priest at the time of the Port Arthur massacre. He has worked all over the world in some of the most extreme conditions imaginable.
Archbishop Denis Hart, President of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference, has written an open letter to the Ukrainian people, on behalf of the Church in Australia regarding the recent events in Ukraine.
A Byzantine church has been discovered underneath Lake İznik in Bursa, a province known as one of the most significant places in Turkey for Christians, reports Today's Zaman.
Papua New Guinean Catholics have gathered with local media to discuss charges of sorcery, which there often end in violence against the accused, reports the Catholic News Agency.
Italian artist Mauro Pallotta has revealed that his viral depiction of Pope Francis as a superhero was done to portray how the Pontiff uses his Papal authority 'for the good', reports the Catholic News Agency.
Some boys knew it as 'the cage', others 'the lock-up'. For youngsters at the Salvation Army's Riverview Training Farm, in Queensland, it was a place of dread, reports The Sydney Morning Herald.
A US judge has ordered an 83-year-old religious sister and two other Catholic peace activists to pay full restitution of nearly $60,000 for damaging the primary US storehouse for bomb-grade uranium, reports AP in The Sydney Morning Herald.
ACU Chancellor and former Defence chief, General Peter Cosgrove, has been named as Australia's next Governor-General, reports The Sydney Morning Herald.