Barely two months out from the release of Laudato Si', the first glimpses of its reach have begun to materialise, reports NCR Online.
The former Papal envoy to the Dominican Republic, who went on trial at the Holy See in the northern summer for alleged sexual abuse of minors, has died of a heart attack according to initial autopsy results, reports AP/Crux.
Medibank Private customers will be free to use hospitals run by Calvary Health Care following a last-minute resolution to a dispute that would have ended the agreement between the two today, reports The Sydney Morning Herald.
The former head of the Salesian Order who sexually abused a Victorian boy in the 1980s has been jailed, reports AAP on Nine News.
The Archbishop of Vienna said he was “deeply shaken” by the death of more than 70 migrants found in a lorry abandoned by the side of an Austrian motorway, reports The Catholic Herald.
The Diocese of Broken Bay will host a Bible Conference on God in Narrative and Poetry: Genesis and Psalms on September 18-19 at the Caroline Chisholm Centre in Pennant Hills in Sydney.
Catholic Australia, which is published by Church Resources, has won the award for the Best Website Design at the 2015 Australasian Religious Press Association (ARPA) awards announced in Brisbane over the weekend.
American presidential candidate Donald Trump has said he would silence any anti-capitalist remarks from Pope Francis by reminding the Pontiff of IS’s intention to invade the Vatican when he visits the country next month, reports The Catholic Herald.
A new book on bioethics by Australian Maronite Bishop Antoine-Charbel Tarabay, which casts a bird’s-eye view over the foundations of bioethics in Christianity and Islam, will be launched in Sydney next month.
Religious schools have emphasised the transmission of faith through relationships, symbols and processes. But this is now being tested by the view that values and faith are a private matter best hosted inside the family, writes Andrew Hamilton SJ.
Yesterday CathNews reported that a Mexican film company wants to make an animated film of the life of Saint Maximilian Kolbe. This website has a comprehensive biography of his life and times.
The new Australian Catholic Bishops Conference delegate for migrants and refugees, Bishop Vincent Long Van Nguyen, shares his journey from survival as a refugee to becoming a priest.
A statue of the Virgin Mary is reported to have survived a fire at a military base in Spain last month, says The Catholic Herald.
Pope Francis is set to arrive in Washington on September 22 by plane. The nuns are coming on a bus, reports the Religion News Service.
In next year's Australian Census the "Catholic" option will, for the first time, be relegated from top of the list of answers to the question "what is the person's religion", reports The Sydney Morning Herald.
As ZZ Top's Sharp Dressed Man bellows across an immaculately groomed sports field not far from St Peter's Basilica, a new class of US seminarians face off against their peers in a fraternal game of softball, reports the Catholic News Service.
The Catholic charities Pax Christi and Trócaire are among 35 international aid agencies to call for an end to Israel’s blockade on the Gaza strip, reports The Tablet.
Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23 The Pharisees and some of the teachers of the law who had come from Jerusalem gathered around Jesus and saw some of his disciples eating food with hands that were defiled, that is, unwashed.
Padre Pietro Lavini, who has died aged 88, was an Italian friar dubbed “God’s Builder” by Pope John Paul II after he spent 40 years single-handedly reconstructing a ruined medieval monastery in the Apennine mountains.