The Italian Cardinal who served as the Vatican's Number 2 official under Pope Benedict XVI, has rejected allegations that he mishandled A$21 million from Vatican bank accounts, reports the Religion News Service in NCR Online.
At a time when Australian investment in Africa is booming, last week's Budget decision to divest the poorest communities is more than perplexing, writes Paul O'Callaghan, CEO of Caritas Australia.
Pawel Pawlikowski appreciated that his latest film, Ida, had limited prospects. It is in black-and-white, austere, and tells a measured tale of identity, featuring an unknown actress playing a young Catholic nun in 1960s Poland.
A senior Vatican official has tried to defuse the damaging rift between the Vatican and US religious women, after a recent rebuke over obedience and doctrinal differences, reports the Religion News Service in NCR Online.
The Wilcannia-Forbes Diocese in western NSW needs to get behind the new bishop being ordained in July, according to the administrator at the Diocese's cathedral in Broken Hill, reports the ABC.
Most of us have never been to Kurdistan, the remote area at the borders of Turkey, Iraq, Iran. This film offers us an opportunity to venture into this remote region, encounter the people who live there.
Pope Francis says his three-day visit to Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian territories this weekend would be 'strictly religious', reports the Catholic News Service.
When asked to name signs of hope in our Church and world, Good Samaritan Sister, Mary McDonald, saw very few in the Church, besides the 'Francis factor'. So she began anew to seek them out.
Higher tertiary fees brought about by last week’s federal budget will force students to rethink their university and field of study, according to Notre Dame University vice-chancellor Celia Hammond, reports The Catholic Weekly.
An international association of Catholic nuns has launched a public awareness campaign to combat human trafficking and prostitution during the World Cup in Brazil, reports Sky News.
The Holy Spirit Missionary Sisters of Australia and Fiji are called to discern the movements of the Spirit individually and as a community; to be a compassionate presence of Jesus in His prophetic mission.
The Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools has elected a new Superior General, during its 45th General Chapter in Rome.
The Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth are an International Apostolic Congregation, founded by Frances Siedliska (Blessed Mary of Jesus the Good Shepherd).
The Church in France is offering worshippers the opportunity to 'adopt a priest,' with a light-hearted fundraising campaign, reports The Catholic Herald.
Father Adolfo Nicolas, Superior General of the Jesuits, announced his intention to resign in late 2016 after he turns 80, reports the Catholic News Service.
The national projects coordinator of Australian Catholic Religious Against trafficking in Humans (ACRATH) has described the Budget's cuts to foreign aid as a 'national disgrace', reports The Guardian Australia.
There is no doubt that most audiences will feel all the better while watching this interesting and delightful film. And they will probably even feel much better by the time it has ended.
Good Samaritan Sister, Clare Condon, says her congregation’s recent assembly highlighted for her the power of a single voice and the importance of networking together.