The Princes of Wales has spoken out about the “horrendous and heartbreaking” persecution of religious minorities around the world, reports The Catholic Herald.
Pope Francis has sent a special message of condolence to the family of Gough Whitlam, which was read at a memorial Mass in Rome to honour the former Australian prime minister, reports The Sydney Morning Herald.
At the IndieGoGo website, you can watch for updates on the film project which will bring the story of St Ignatius to cinemas for a modern audience.
Since Russia's annexation of Crimea in March, religious groups there – aside from the Ukrainian Orthodox Church – have faced persecution, and restrictions on their ministry, reports the Catholic News Agency.
The Australian Christian Lobby has effectively taken over the term ‘Christian’ in politics and claims to be 'one of the premier political lobbies in the country.' Its influence is growing, writes John Warhurst.
A Christian couple in Pakistan have been beaten to death by an angry crowd after being accused of desecrating a Koran, police say, reports the BBC.
Officials in Santiago, Chile, are investigating a series of cases in which newborn babies were stolen from the poor and given to the rich, mostly in the 1970s-90s. At least half a dozen Catholic sisters have been implicated, reports NCR Online.
The title of this Spanish drama comes from the opening line of the famous Beatles song, Strawberry Fields Forever. The film tells the story of a free-spirited, middle-aged, lonely, high-school bachelor teacher who is an obsessive Beatles fan.
The Australian Catholic Bishops' Conference has welcomed Alison Burt as the new leader steering the national Bishops' Commission for Pastoral Life in the nation, reports the Catholic News Agency.
The legal process for survivors of sexual abuse committed in state-run children's homes and orphanages will be simplified under recommendations from the NSW government, reports The Sydney Morning Herald.
English pop singer Boy George has offered an eloquent explanation of his evolving spirituality during a conversation with HuffPost Live.
Catholic School principals from across the Wilcannia-Forbes Diocese in western NSW have been presented with a new strategic plan, reports The Forbes Advocate.
A month after closing a Synod of Bishops on the Family stirred by controversy over divorce and same-sex unions, Pope Francis will open an interreligious conference dedicated to traditional marriage, reports the Catholic News Service.
The Vatican has approved the amended constitutions of the Legionaries of Christ, marking a significant step in an extensive process of its reform, reports the Catholic News Service/NCR Online.
This website aims to create a directory of Catholic artists including for fine art, sculpture, architecture, music and film, as well as providing space for patrons of Catholic arts.
Churches across West Africa have introduced special measures to help prevent Catholics contracting Ebola at Mass. Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone are worst affected by the epidemic, which has claimed almost 5,000 lives, reports The Tablet.
The last person hanged for witchcraft in Boston could be considered a Catholic martyr, reports the Catholic News Agency.
Lynda Ben-Menashe, the Community Relations Manager at the NSW Board of Jewish Deputies, will speak and lead a conversation at the Broken Bay Institute this Thursday on Israel-Palestine.
For close observers, the Pope's statement last week that evolution is not contrary to Catholic beliefs was not a bombshell at all. What's newsworthy is that people think they're newsworthy, writes Phil Plait in Slate/SBS.