Priests and parishes in Poland have been urged to do more to maintain their country’s Jewish heritage as Poland has begun to acknowledge its own anti-Semitic past and Jewish question, reports The Tablet.
Twenty-nine Sisters of St Joseph stayed at Mary MacKillop Place in North Sydney earlier this month to celebrate their Golden Jubilee.
The Interview is a curious film. The plot concerns an attempt to assassinate North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un, and was cited as the cause of the recent North Korean hacks of the film’s distributor Sony.
Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand was established by the Sisters of the Good Shepherd to work to reduce economic inequality, promote social justice and increase commitment to marginalised people.
As the quest for a jury in the Boston Marathon bombing trial approaches its fourth week, some of the area’s Catholics are growing frustrated with criteria that disqualify followers of Church teachings, reports the Religion News Service.
A close aide to the Pope Emeritus has denied the former Pontiff is a sort of “anti-pope” for conservatives upset with Francis, calling such rumours “stupid and irresponsible,” and a form of “theological arson,” reports Crux.
The Vatican Museums are employing state-of-the-art laboratory tools and tests to find out more about the ancient mummies in its collections, reports the Catholic News Service.
The Bishop of Maitland-Newcastle Bill Wright has expressed sadness in relation to sex abuse committed by a former priest, reports the ABC.
The bishops of Niger have cancelled Masses and shut Catholic schools, healthcare facilities and charity outreaches after Muslim protesters torched more than 40 churches across the country, reports The Tablet.
Harrowing and intense, American Sniper is a return to form for director Clint Eastwood, dominated by an immersive performance from star and producer, Bradley Cooper, as America’s most deadly sniper in military history.
This is the website for Catholic Health Australia, the largest non-government provider grouping of health, community and aged care services in Australia.
Former National Catholic Education Commission chair Therese Temby has been recognised for her contribution to education over several decades by being named an Officer in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AO).
The proselytising atheist Christopher Hitchens was never able to persuade his brother, Peter, of the virtue of his campaign against belief. Here, author Peter Hitchens makes the case for God as the essential foundation of morality.
The Australian Catholic Migrant and Refugee Office says it is deeply disturbed at the unfolding events on Manus Island.
There are corrupt people and institutions within the Church, Pope Francis has acknowledged, citing a 1994 experience when he was auxiliary bishop of Buenos Aires, reports Ucanews.
Archbishop George Gänswein, the prefect of the Papal household and personal secretary to the Pope Emeritus, has said there is no disagreement between Benedict and Francis over Communion for the divorced and remarried, reports The Catholic Herald.
The Archbishop of Sydney Anthony Fisher OP will be presented with the pallium, a symbol of office for new metropolitan archbishops, by Pope Francis in Rome, on June 29, reports Catholic Communications.
Aboriginal Deacon Ralph Madigan tells of how his traditional culture and Catholic faith have guided him on his spiritual journey, reports The Catholic Leader.