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True to its humble origins, the Congregation of the Sisters of St Paul de Chartres aspires to live the poverty and simplicity of Christ’s Gospel in genuine charity and humility, daring to trust in God alone.
Pope Francis' international Council of Cardinals has begun creating the first draft of a new Apostolic Constitution that would implement a major reform of the Vatican bureaucracy, reports the Catholic News Service.
As a Sydney Catholic, what am I seeking from Bishop Fisher? First, as Archbishop, he needs to be a pastoral man, a nurturer. He doesn't have to be an avuncular soul like Pope Francis, but revel in drawing lay people in, writes Geraldine Doogue.
The Archbishop-Designate of Sydney, Anthony Fisher, has listed quality Catholic education, youth ministry, and building up vocations to the ministry as some of his priorities, reports The Australian.
The plane that crashed in Papua New Guinea on the weekend, killing the pilot and two others on board, is believed to have been chartered by a Catholic parish, according to report on news.com.au and the Daily Mail.
Scottish Catholic bishops have welcomed the results of the independence referendum and commended the huge turnout, reports The Catholic Herald.
This is the website of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Good Samaritan of the Order of Saint Benedict, affectionately known as the Good Sams.
With his widow Janelle and daughters, actress Nicole and TV presenter Antonia, watching on, Dr Antony Kidman's life was celebrated at St Francis Xavier Church in Lavender Bay on Sydney's lower north shore on Friday afternoon, reports the SMH.
Pope Francis has hailed Albania as an “aspiring example” of peaceful co-existence during his day-long visit to the country, reports the Catholic News Service in The Catholic Herald.
The Fourth National Conference on the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Refugees: Towards a Better World will take place from October 1-3 at the Australian Catholic University, North Sydney.
A leading cardinal has said he hopes bishops at next month’s Synod will listen to lay people and bring forward proposals to allow communion for divorced and remarried Catholics, reports The Tablet.
The Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn has rejected criticism from advocates for keeping Mount Carmel High School at Yass while proceeding with a redevelopment of the St Christopher's Cathedral precinct in Manuka, reports The Canberra Times.
A coalition of more than 1,000 organisations will take to the streets in New York City this Sunday for the People's Climate March to demand action at the United Nations Climate Summit taking place the following day, reports The Huffington Post.
Former Commonwealth bureaucrat Peter Shergold has alarmed some in the non-profit sector with a report he compiled for the Victorian government.
The Vice-Chancellor of the Australian Catholic University, Greg Craven, has paired with indigenous leader Noel Pearson to present the Prime Minister with a joint proposal for major constitutional change, reports The Australian.
Mother Teresa died in 1997. On the 17th anniversary of her passing, her nuns are still steadfast in the hope of opening a Missionaries of Charity house in mainland China, reports Ucanews.
Social Justice Week offers an opportunity to tease out the connections implied by the slogan of the French Revolution: Liberty, Equality and Fraternity, writes Andrew Hamilton SJ in Eureka Street.
Pope Francis has announced the appointment of Bishop Anthony Fisher OP as the new Archbishop of Sydney. Bishop Fisher is currently the Bishop of Parramatta.