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.
The Royal Commission into child sexual abuse has heard harrowing details of small boys being dragged from their beds and raped within children's homes operated by the Salvation Army, reports the ABC.
The leading member of the Council of Cardinals has sharply criticised the Prefect of the Congregation of the Doctrine of the Faith, Cardinal-designate Gerhard Müller, reports The Tablet.
The Timor Sea Justice Campaign focuses on raising awareness and support for the need to revisit the issue of maritime boundaries between Australia and the new nation of East Timor.
This American-British historical drama tells the true story of Solomon Northup, an African-American man, who survived 12 years as a slave, after he was abducted in Washington, DC and sold into slavery.
The news last week that, in a two year period, Pope Benedict had defrocked 384 priests for the sexual abuse of minors is both good news and terrible news at the same time, writes Francis Phillips.
Growing up in small-town Georgia, USA, John Johnson assumed that his funeral would look much the same as a typical farewell. But Johnson, now 44, envisions a 'green burial' that draws both upon his faith and his commitment to the environment.
The British Museum has unveiled a recently deciphered 4,000-year-old clay tablet from ancient Mesopotamia (now Iraq), which is claimed to be one of the most important archaeological discoveries ever because it contains specifications for Noah's Ark.
Pope Francis: Women should play a greater role in society and the Church, without sacrificing their essential attention and contribution to their families, reports the Catholic News Service.
The Royal Commission into child sexual abuse was told on Friday that nothing has been done to remove a Marist brother from the Catholic order, despite the fact he is behind bars, reports the ABC.