I confess that when I first heard the news that Pope Francis said good Catholics are not required “to be like rabbits,” I groaned. What would the secular press do with this remark this time, I wondered, writes Francis Phillips.
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Malaysia's highest court on Wednesday rejected a final bid by the country's Catholic newspaper for the right to use the word "Allah" to refer to God, in a case that has aggravated religious tensions, reports AFP on Yahoo7.
This is the website of the Presentation Sisters, who are called to encounter God in the heart of the world and to continue the mission of Jesus in the spirit of their founder Nano Nagle.
This is an American drama based on the 2007 best selling novel of the same name by Lisa Genova, a neuroscientist. It is the story of a distinguished academic, who was diagnosed with early onset, Alzheimer's disease.
The US Supreme Court has declined to hear a petition from a Louisiana Catholic diocese that fears a civil lawsuit could force a priest to violate the seal of confession or go to jail, reports the Catholic News Agency.
Most Christians plan to leave Iraq, the new leader of the Chaldean Church in Australia, Archbishop Amel Shamon Nona, said on the eve of his appointment as the Bishop of the Chaldean Diocese of St Thomas, reports The Catholic Weekly.
Pope Francis has appointed the Vatican’s former chief prosecutor, Bishop Charles Scicluna, as the head of a new body to handle appeals by priests accused of abuse, reports The Tablet.
An upcoming symposium at the Australian Catholic University aims to study the relationship of liturgy and architecture, and takes the Cathedral of Christ the Light in Oakland as a model for church architecture, reports the Catholic News Agency.
Pope Francis yesterday described large families as a "gift from God," just days after he said Catholics did not need to "be like rabbits," reports AFP on Yahoo7.
Those who go to see the film without any previous knowledge of its origin may be taken aback and will have to adapt to a style of musical theatre, which is a blend of the very theatrical along with attempts at realism.
Beige is the new black for imprisoned Sister Megan Rice, an 84-year old religious sister and anti-nuclear activist, now living in a New York prison after being convicted over her anti-nuclear activism.
Fourteen-hundred kilometres off the north coast of NSW, the times are a-changing for the tiny Catholic community on Norfolk Island, the Sydney Archdiocese’s most distant parish, reports The Catholic Weekly.
This is the website for Sydney's Parishes of Our Lady of the Way: St Mary's in North Sydney, St Francis Xavier's in Lavender Bay, and Our Lady, Star of the Sea, in Kirribilli.
The Pope appears to be embracing an idea that had great currency in the Enlightenment: the notion of a God who created a universe that follows laws that can be scientifically discerned, writes Chris Mooney.
A group of American Catholic leaders is urging fellow Catholics in Congress to set aside partisan bickering and support the US bishops' efforts on behalf of immigration reform, calling it a sanctity of life issue, reports the Catholic News Service.
A bishop in Nigeria says he wants the West to send in troops to defeat Boko Haram. His comments came as at least 45 churches were torched in neighbouring Niger over the weekend in response to the Charlie Hebdo cartoons.
Australia's education debate should focus on improving learning opportunities in all schools, says the peak Catholic education body. It says test results are best used by educators to improve learning, not to pit sector against sector.
Pope Francis has left the door open to a meeting with the Dalai Lama, denying that he refused to receive the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader in December over fears of upsetting China, reports AFP on Yahoo7.