The Cathedral in Mosul is being desecrated and turned into a mosque by Islamic State terrorists, UK Cardinal Vincent Nichols said during a two-day visit to northern Iraq, reports The Tablet.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has been urged to follow the lead of the Pope in recognising the Ottoman Turks’ alleged slaughter of Armenians and other Christians in 1915 as the first genocide of the 20th century, reports The Australian.
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Members of the Vatican commission on clergy sexual abuse met in Rome on Sunday with Cardinal Sean O'Malley to air their concerns about the appointment of a Chilean bishop accused of covering up abuse, reports NCR Online.
US-based Loyola Press is a Jesuit book publisher with a wide catalogue of publications, in print and digital form.
In what could be the first religious blessing of an app, a new online walking trail following the footsteps of Australia’s first saint was launched yesterday in Mary MacKillop plaza in Adelaide.
A book of Francis' writings and sermons has just been published in the US. The Huffington Post selects its eight favourite quotes from the collection.
In his pre-Christmas talk to the Cardinals and Bishops of the Curia, Francis was scathing about the failings of those working in the Vatican. Despite his rhetoric, Curial Cardinals are still treated like princes, says Thomas Reese.
While honouring the memory of Armenian martyrs at Mass yesterday, Pope Francis said they had been killed “in the first genocide of the 20th century,” prompting Turkey to recall its Vatican ambassador in protest, reports Crux.
Pope Francis has unveiled his vision for the Holy Year of Mercy, saying that the Church must be “an oasis of mercy,” reports The Tablet.
More than a billion euros in previously “hidden” Church funds will be revealed in new Vatican budget audit. But the funds have not been misused and are not part of corruption and scandal that have previously shamed the Vatican, reports The Australian.
This American romantic drama tells the story of a young couple, set to take different paths and finding inspiration through their encounter with an elderly man, who reminisces nostalgically on his life and past love.
The Catholic Diocese of the Australian Defence Force has been charged with the pastoral care of the uniformed members of Australia’s Navy, Army and Air Force, their families, and of the civilians employed by the Department of Defence.
English priests invite others to sign a public letter; their Cardinal rebukes them for caucusing; Pope Francis insists participants in the Synod on the Family are free to express their opinions. What's going on, asks Andrew Hamilton SJ.
Josephite Sr Frances Flemming is chaplain at Reiby Juvenile Justice Centre in western Sydney, where she ministers to detainees aged 12 to 16 years. She considers her role as being a bit like grandma, reports Catholic Religious Australia.
Pope Francis has reportedly barred the nomination of a close aide of France's President Francois Hollande as new ambassador to the Vatican because he is gay, reports The Telegraph in England.
The Church set aside tens of millions of dollars to compensate sexual abuse victims years before it publicly acknowledged the extent of the problem and now has up to $150 million reserved to cover claims, reports The Sunday Age.
A century after the horrific sounds of war rang out on the Gallipoli peninsula, Australia has produced its first musical work for church services marking Anzac Day, reports The Canberra Times.
A Salesian youth centre in Istanbul, opened 20 years ago as a temporary response to the wave of refugees coming from Iraq, now cares for 300 children enrolled there, reports the Catholic News Service.