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Catholics in England and Wales have called on their bishops to find ways to support marriages that have broken down and to stop being 'behind the times,' reports The Tablet.
Tony Abbott thinks himself invulnerable to a political backlash but faces an electorate whose trust in political promises has been completely eroded. Our political system will take a long time to recover, writes Neil Ormerod in Eureka Street.
Ahead of the Pope's visit to the Holy Land next week, The Catholic Herald shines a light on its contrasts and conflicts.
Roots of Peace is a humanitarian organisation dedicated to eradicating landmines worldwide and rehabilitating the land to make it productive once more.
More than 3000 Catholic parishioners attended the 64th annual Marian Procession in the south parklands of Adelaide yesterday. This year's procession had a focus on attracting youth to the Church, reports news.com.au.
The Queensland Catholic Prison Ministry co-ordinator has warned rehabilitation of prisoners from state prisons is being threatened by inadequate post release accommodation, reports The Catholic Leader.
A heavily pregnant Sudanese woman faces the death penalty for allegedly converting from Islam to Christianity, reports The Catholic Herald.
A Catholic College in Dublin stands to gain over A$1.4 million from the sale of private correspondence from the late Jacqueline Kennedy Onnasis to an Irish priest, reports The Tablet.
Pope Francis is shunning bulletproof vehicles during his trip to the Middle East this month, insisting that he use a normal car and be allowed to be as close to people as possible, the Vatican said, reports Reuters in Ucanews.
No matter how sophisticated a drone is, autonomous weapons systems could never comply with international human rights law, according to a Vatican official, the Catholic News Service reports.
May 24 is the 150th anniversary of the death of Father John Joseph Therry, the pioneer priest who cared for the early catholics of the Colony of New South Wales.
A former school principal lied to the Royal Commission into Institutional Response to Child Sex Abuse to deflect attention from himself, according to a submission by the Truth Justice and Healing Council, reports The Courier Mail.
China must guarantee its citizens’ rights to freedom of religious belief, a coalition of lawyers, religious leaders and academics have told Beijing, reports The UK Telegraph in Ucanews.
Those promoting Queen Isabella’s Cause can’t ignore the horrendous suffering she imposed on the Jewish people, reports The Catholic Herald.
The National Council of Priests of Australia has expressed its concern about the Australian government's treatment of asylum seekers.
The pet program of former PM John Howard, installing chaplains in schools, will be extended for the next five years and revert to the original condition of only providing religious advisers, reports The Australian.
This week, Bishop Anthony Fisher of Parramatta has been blogging from the Oceania bishops conference taking place in New Zealand.