The Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome is hosting an exhibition on St Thérèse of Lisieux. It’s an interesting study of her life, but above all, it shows what was in her heart.
The Synod has demonstrated not only of the passion that many African church leaders are bringing to the proceedings, but also the growing presence and profile of Africans in the hierarchy and in Vatican politics, reports the Religion News Service.
The victim in an alleged Wollongong historic child abuse case has repeatedly rejected claims in court that he made up the allegations, reports the ABC.
This is a concert film of Eric Clapton’s 70th Birthday Celebration tour, performed at London’s Royal Albert Hall. The concert itself was performed on 21 May, 2015.
The Synod on the Family is not being manipulated. Rather the distortion rests in how it is being depicted or seen by a number of people, said US Cardinal Donald Wuerl, according to the Catholic News Service.
Indonesian security forces yesterday tore down three Christian churches in Aceh, bowing to demands from Muslim hardliners after deadly religious violence rocked the staunchly Islamic province last week, reports AFP on Yahoo7.
Belgium is one of those countries that highlights the problems facing the Church in the developed world. Like Ireland or Quebec, it is an example of a once intensely Catholic society where the faith has very rapidly collapsed, reports The Catholic Herald.
At least seven former pupils of a Catholic boarding school in NSW have killed themselves while allegations of sexual abuse have led to one former teacher being convicted this month, with another to face court this week, reports The Australian.
The days of the Church in Australia conducting its own investigations into child sexual abuse “must be over”, according to the Chief Executive of the Truth, Justice and Healing Council, Francis Sullivan, reports The Australian.
More than 1500 people attended the funeral at St Mary’s Cathedral in Sydney on Saturday to farewell the victim of a terrorist shooting outside Parramatta police headquarters, reports SBS.
Pope Francis has called for a Church that is far more decentralised, where the laity play a greater role, bishops’ conferences take care of certain problems, and even the Papacy is rethought, reports AP on Crux.
ACBC President, Archbishop Denis Hart, says he was “very concerned” when the recently tabled Victorian same-sex couples adoption Bill included the removal of the exemption for religious bodies that are approved adoption agencies in Victoria.
German Cardinal Reinhard Marx and American Archbishop Blase Cupich have come out in support of allowing divorced and remarried Catholics to receive Communion, reports NCR Online.
Pope Francis has conducted the first canonisation in modern times of a married couple in a ceremony in St Peter’s Square, reports the BBC.
This film follows the life of notorious Boston gangster James ‘Whitey’ Bulger, an amoral, cruel and violent thug whose criminal empire was protected by the FBI as part of an information exchange deal.
General Mario Menéndez, who has died aged 85, was the military governor of the Falkland Islands during Argentina’s brief occupation in 1982. Thirty years later he was arrested and detained for his alleged role in human rights abuses.
Mark 10:35-45 James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came forward to him and said to him, “Teacher, we want you to do for us whatever we ask of you.” And he said to them, “What is it you want me to do for you?”
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