A German Church leader has condemned an arson attack that destroyed a reception centre for asylum seekers, reports The Catholic Herald.
When Pope Francis travels to Philadelphia in September, Frank Seder, a lifelong Catholic and respected sculptor, plans to offer the Pontiff a wooden crosier he has been crafting for three months, reports The Philadelphia Inquirer/Crux.
Chinese provincial authorities in Zhejiang have removed the official seal of the local Christian Council after the council issued a statement demanding an end to the campaign to remove church crosses, reports Ucanews.
Mayors from around the world gathered at a Vatican summit yesterday and declared that stronger action on climate change is “a moral imperative,” and called human trafficking a “crime against humanity,” reports Crux.
A small number of communities across Australia have disproportionately high levels of unemployment, low income and education, housing stress and domestic violence, according to a landmark report released yesterday.
Caritas Australia has thanked thousands of generous supporters, including schools and parishes across Australia, who collectively helped to raise a record-breaking $11.57 million nationally during Project Compassion 2015.
This website chronicles the plight of and lives of Christians living in Iraq.
Francis has articulated an important link between technological knowledge and power, arguing those with this knowledge and the resources to use it gain a dominance over those who can't, writes Paul Collins in Eureka Street.
Bishops are calling on the Philippine government to rethink its mining policy after an accident at the country's largest coal mine left at least six people dead, reports Ucanews.
This 360-degree view allows you to see the splendour of St Peter’s Basilica on your computer, tablet, or mobile device. Go to the link and use the toolbar to shift your view or zoom in.
The remains of Saint Pio of Pietrelcina, commonly known as Padre Pio, will be exhibited in St Peter's Basilica for the first time next year, according to Rome Reports.
The concerns and values expressed in Pope Francis’ new Encyclical are also central to the rule of St Benedict, says Good Samaritan Sister Mary McDonald, in The Good Oil.
The retired Bishop of Ballarat, Ronald Mulkearns, has been ordered to give court evidence next week in the case of a former priest charged with sex abuse, reports The Australian.
Observers could be forgiven for thinking that German Catholicism is uniformly liberal. But a closer look shows that the Rhine’s waters are far from the fast-running liberal current that they appear to outsiders, writes Anian Christoph Wimmer.
The Holy See has reported A$1.47 billion in net assets never identified before, under new procedures that are in line with international accounting standards, reports The Catholic Herald.
The Catholic Adult Education Centre is an agency of the Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney. Its aim is to help adult Catholics grow in the understanding of their faith so as to integrate faith and life and be more effective in evangelisation.
Sister Angélique Namaika, recipient of the 2013 Nansen Refugee Award – UNHCR’s highest human rights prize – is visiting Australia as a guest of Australia for UNHCR and will give a briefing in Sydney next month.
A Bible publisher based in Illinois has won its lawsuit against the US federal contraception mandate, with a final ruling delivered last week, reports the Catholic News Agency.
More than 600 people gathered on Sunday to sing, pray, and celebrate their faith at St Mary MacKillop Catholic Parish’s first Sunday Mass at Oran Park west of Sydney.