The Camino pilgrimage across 800 kilometres in northern Spain has provided the inspiration for a new, two-day trek in southern Tasmania by Fr Michael Tate, the former Federal politician, reports the ABC.
When Sister Theresa Kane welcomed Pope John Paul II to the US in 1979 by asking him for equality and ordination on behalf of all Catholic women, her words were broadcast around the world. Now, 35 years on, Kate Stoltzfus reflects on her legacy.
Knights of Columbus is a Catholic fraternal society founded in Conneticut, USA in 1882. It is not just the world's largest Catholic insurer, it is also the largest Catholic lay organisation in the world with more than 1.75 million members.
This subtitled French film tells the story of two men who journey together in pursuit of their fate, and is set against the background of the 1954 Algerian war of independence against the French.
Pope Francis's decision to shun the expansive Papal summer palace in Castel Gandolfo is causing frustration among locals who rely on the tourists a papal visit brings, reports the Religion News Service.
Opulent Catholic iconography and obsessive, ritualistic op-shopping collide in the debut solo exhibition this month by Melbourne artist Chantelle D’Arcy, reports The Melbourne Leader.
Kenya's Catholic Bishops have reacted sharply to US President Barack Obama’s call for gay rights in Africa, and reaffirmed their opposition to active homosexuality, reports The Tablet.
At least 24 people were killed when a truck plowed into Catholic pilgrims after its brakes failed in Mexico, authorities said yesterday as the driver fled the scene of the tragedy, reports AFP/Yahoo7.
John 6:24-35 Once the crowd realised that neither Jesus nor his disciples were there, they got into the boats and went to Capernaum in search of Jesus.
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Cardinal William Baum, the Archbishop of Washington from 1973-80, was a cardinal for 39 years, the longest such tenure in US Church history. He died last week aged 88 after a long illness.
Boswell embarrassed on Q&A over Pope comments, Ukrainian church leader honoured, the "Francis effect" in Bolivian prison, Indian nun veil sparks row.
Domus Australia is a guest house in central Rome which offers a calm and welcoming refuge from the busy tourist pace of the Eternal City.
ISIS and other extremist movements across the region are enslaving, killing, and uprooting Christians, with no aid in sight. Their future in the region looks numbered, reports The New York Times.
Indigenous leader and advocate Noel Pearson is the inaugural speaker for the Father James Grant Foundation Business Networking Luncheon series in Melbourne next month.
Sydney’s oldest priest celebrated 75 years of priesthood last weekend, just three months before his 99th birthday, reports The Catholic Weekly.
Elisabeth Vasko's challenging text, Beyond Apathy: A Theology for Bystanders, makes the case that all Christians, wittingly or not, are often a silent party to violence.
Enthusiasm is growing among Hispanic Catholics in New York, Philadelphia, and Washington, DC, in relation to Argentine-born Pope Francis’ first US visit, reports AP in Crux.
The earth is not simply a stage upon which humans play out individual dramas of salvation and then close the curtain. It’s a place for all of us - humans, animals, insects, plants, water, rocks, and soil to enjoy a home together, writes Ron Rolheiser.