The Royal Commission into child sexual abuse has been told that police could have responded better in the wake of allegations of sexual abuse by a YMCA childcare worker, reports the ABC.
Things are no better off for the Syrian people than they were two weeks ago, but our attention has shifted. Syria’s just so far away.
The Catholic Diocese of Parramatta has launched an emergency appeal to assist people who have been impacted by the bushfires in the Blue Mountains region.
Ghanaian Cardinal Peter Turkson, president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, has told those on both sides of the GM debate that they must engage in conversation and dialogue, reports the Catholic News Service.
We hear a great deal about priests who have erred, less about the good done by the vast majority of the clergy, or the exceptional sacrifices of a few, writes Leanda de Lisle.
As part of an official visit to Doha, Qatar, Lebanese Cardinal Bechara Rai, Maronite patriarch, appealed for help gaining the release of two kidnapped Syrian bishops and three priests, reports The Catholic Herald.
A new indoor playground at a Catholic school in earthquake-ravaged Fukushima is being hailed by local residents as a “beacon of hope for the region’s recovery”, reports Ucanews.
In 2011, the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the UK awarded a grant to research the Catholic church architecture of Britain.
With a title like this, there is an air of divinity attributed to the larger-than-life subject of this very well-made documentary, Fr Bob Maguire of the archdiocese of Melbourne.
An anonymous author in Perth recently shared the experience of growing up with sibling Kevin, who lives with an intellectual disability.
Victims of child sexual and physical abuse continued to come forward to the Catholic Church pastoral processes during the Victorian Parliamentary Inquiry into child abuse, the Church announced today.
Pope Francis has authorised a leave of absence for a German bishop at the centre of controversy over expenditures for his residence and diocesan centre, reports the Catholic News Service.
School student Justin Parker has returned to bushfire-ravaged NSW with a message of hope from the Archbishop of Brisbane Mark Coleridge, reports The Catholic Leader.
Archbishop Gerhard Müller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF), seems to be making a habit of embarrassing the papacy, writes The Tablet in an editorial.
Church leaders have condemned a European Parliament resolution calling for "legal, safe and accessible" abortions to be recognised as a "fundamental right" in all European Union member-states, reports the Tablet.
Pope Francis has said and done things that have surprised the world but to label his actions a "revolution" is a "frivolous slogan," said Archbishop Georg Ganswein, prefect of the papal household and personal secretary to retired Pope Benedict XVI.
The Vatican's highest doctrinal official has reaffirmed church teaching barring divorced and remarried members receiving Communion without an annulment of their first, sacramental marriage, reports the Catholic News Service.
Moved by the election of Pope Francis seven months ago, the name “Francesco” has leapfrogged to Number 1 on the list of the most popular baby names in Italy, according to a study, reports the Religion News Service.