At their bi-annual meeting this week, Josephite leaders from around Australia expressed their dismay at the Commonwealth Government’s plan to cease funding Municipal and Essential Services (MUNS) to remote Aboriginal communities.
An Indian bishop has said a 71-year-old nun who was the victim of a gang rape has forgiven her attackers, reports The Catholic Herald.
As the number of nuns and priests across the US who established Catholic hospitals dwindles, lay leaders are increasingly taking their place. One university aims to help train them in the history and ethics behind Catholic-based healing.
One has to ask: Why can’t an avowedly Muslim state, founded by Muslims for Muslims, simply leave its Christian population alone, asks Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith in The Catholic Herald.
The Pope's appointment this month of a bishop in Chile who has been accused of covering up sexual abuse has caused an outcry among victims and Catholic faithful, reports AP in Crux.
St Vincent de Paul is holding a community forum on better housing outcomes for NSW next Wednesday in Parliament House.
A festival will be held in Sydney's Waitara on March 27 to launch the Journey to World Youth Day 2016.
Troops have been deployed on the streets of Lahore, Pakistan, to stop more rioting by Christians, angered by the deadly suicide-bomb attacks on churches in the city, according to AP, reports The Catholic Herald.
Can a good Roman Catholic get a nose job? What about a tummy tuck? Does the tradition of Pope Francis have wisdom to offer about cosmetic surgery? A recent Vatican paper examining women's cultures looks for answers, reports The New York Times.
The Vatican Museums originated as a group of sculptures collected by Pope Julius II (1503-1513) and placed in what today is the Cortile Ottagono within the museum complex.
Thousands of revellers celebrated St Patrick's day across Sydney by consuming tens of thousands of litres of Guinness and tucking into the rare delicacies of boiled bacon, boiled cabbage, and boiled potatoes, reports the ABC.
Thousands of Christians have rallied in Kolkata in India in a show of outrage over the recent gang-rape of an elderly nun, reports Ucanews.
The devastation caused by Cyclone Pam to Vanuatu in the Pacific over theweekend has provoked an immediate humanitarian response from Christian agencies and calls for urgent action on climate change, reports The Tablet.
Beneath Francis's humble exterior lies the mind of a brilliant politician. So what political advantage does Francis derive from publicly suggesting he’ll have a short shelf life? Three points suggest themselves, writes John Allen in Crux.
The Archbishop of Adelaide, Philip Wilson, has vowed to clear his name after being charged by NSW police with concealing a serious offence regarding clerical child sexual abuse in the Hunter region nearly 30 years ago.
Today is St Patrick's Day, the saint's day which has tremedous cut through all around the world.
On Ash Wednesday, Pope Francis outlined a program for Lent in his homily, citing readings from Book of Joel, Paul's Second Letter to the Corinthians, and the Gospel of Matthew. Here are some films that exemplify the themes within his selected readings.
In an unusually blunt endorsement of military action, the Vatican’s top diplomat at the UN has called for a co-ordinated international force to stop ISIS in Syria and Iraq from further assaults on Christians and other minority groups, reports Crux.
Pakistan’s most senior Catholic has blamed the Government of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for failing to prevent Taliban suicide attacks on two churches in Lahore that claimed the lives of 14 people on Sunday, reports The Tablet.