Cardinal Pell was given misleading information which left him 'out of the loop' during the running of a highly controversial legal case against him, the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has heard, reports The Australian.
A new biography explores the extraordinary life of the late Queensland priest, Father Michael Hayes, reports the Morning Bulletin.
A new App is now available for your mobile device to pray the scriptures during Lent and Holy Week.
A senior German Cardinal has called on national churches to speak up more courageously in their dialogue with Rome, claiming that their lack of courage has made Rome 'over-powerful', reports The Tablet.
Former US conservative presidential candidate Rick Santorum has endorsed PM Tony Abbott and Pope Francis' success as providing valuable lessons for a divided Republican Party at the next US election, reports the SMH.
Bishop-designate Michael McCarthy says he feels humbled by his appointment as the tenth Bishop of Rockhampton.
Here’s a fact about Catholicism in the early 21st century that flies in the face of conventional wisdom: It’s growing by leaps and bounds in the heart of the Muslim world, writes John Allen.
The Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture will hold an Ecumenical Service for the Feast of St Patrick this Saturday in Canberra.
It is perhaps the world's most exclusive duty-free shop. Hidden inside the walls of the Vatican City, accessible only to those with a special pass, sits a little-known department store offering luxury goods to prelates and their staff, reports The Times/The Australian.
The time has come for the last Good Samaritan Sisters to say goodbye to Hughenden in the north west of Queensland, reports the ABC.
Cardinal George Pell believes the Catholic Church should be able to be sued in cases of child sexual abuse, the Royal Commission has heard, reports the ABC.
Pope Francis will make his first trip to Asia as Pope in August, visiting South Korea to beatify 124 Korean martyrs and bring a message of peace to the divided peninsula, the Vatican announced yesterday, reports The Tablet.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has praised the the strong leadership and decisive action by Kiribati President Anote Tong on climate change.
Our website of the day is the homepage of the Jesuits in Ireland. Pope Francis's order has a proud presence in the Emerald Isle, which seeded several Australian schools and a great many missionaries.
The national Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse will today open its second hearing into the Catholic Church's handling of abuse claims, reports the ABC.
Father Michael Kelly SJ will give a talk on the future of the Church in Australia next Monday in Canberra for the St Thomas More Society.
The Pope has announced the names of eight cardinals and seven lay experts from around the world chosen to serve in the newly-created Vatican Council for the Economy, reports the Catholic News Service.
Dr Dan White, the Executive Director of Sydney Catholic Schools, says that it is time for a review and evaluation of the My School website.
One of the most controversial Fringe acts of this year's Adelaide Festival is Come Heckle Christ. Is it free speech or just plain offensive? The Archbishop of Adelaide Philip Wilson responds to the show, in The Advertiser.