Catholic priest Peter Doohan and Uniting Church reverend John Case are on an outback road trip this week, delivering pre-Christmas services to tiny towns in western Queensland, reports the ABC.
The Redemptorists are a religious congregation of priests and brothers who live in community for the sake of preaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ, especially among people on the margins of society and Church.
Being a teacher is no ordinary profession because it provides children with life chances, Kim Beazley told an audience of teachers as he accepted an honorary degree at Notre Dame University, reports The West Australian.
Rosemarie Pace is Director of Pax Christi in Metropolitan New York. She sees peacemaking and Catholic social justice as inseparable, she tells Sr Camille D'Arienzo in this interview with NCR Online.
In Braga, Portugal, stands the church of Nossa Senhora do Leite, which translates as Our Lady of the Milk. The niche over the main door features a statue of the Holy Virgin breastfeeding the infant Jesus, writes Suzanna Fitzpatrick.
The US bishops’ Committee on International Justice and Peace said acts of torture outlined in a Senate Intelligence Committee report “violated the God-given human dignity inherent in all people and were unequivocally wrong”, reports CNS.
Italy’s singing nun, Sister Cristina Scuccia, finally met Francis on Wednesday during his general audience. She presented him with a copy of her first CD, which features a remake of the Madonna hit, Like A Virgin, reports AP in Crux.
Pope Francis has instructed all bishops’ conferences to initiate wide-ranging discussions, including academics and lay movements, on matters arising from this year's Synod on the Family, reports The Tablet.
Sounds like the title of a fairy tale. But, this is no fairytale. The Green Prince is the code name for Mossab Hassan Youseff.
Rather than being called by his Papal name, Benedict XVI, the Pope Emeritus has revealed that since his retirement he has wanted to return to his original priestly title and be called simply Father Benedict, reports CNA.
The Prince of Wales has warned that the availability online of footage of executions could take “this so-called modern age” “into the dark ages," reports The Tablet.
Sydney was dazzled last Tuesday night by a visual and aural extravaganza as St Mary’s Cathedral was awash with colour and light which turned the grand church into an ornate canvas, reports The Catholic Weekly.
The Pope has donated his favourite football souvenirs, including a shirt signed by soccer superstar Pele, to the Vatican museums, reports The Telegraph in Britain.
Cardinal George Pell has always been a controversial figure. So why did Pope Francis bring him to the Vatican and place him in a position of power, asks Robert Mickens in NCR Online.
Father Bob Maguire shares some insights on what he knows about women with The Sydney Morning Herald.
The Catholic Commission for Employment Relations is an advisory body for Catholic employers in NSW and the ACT, providing employers with expert advice, support and training on employment relations and people management.
Countless lives were saved in the Philippines last weekend by early warning systems funded by Catholics in England and Wales, according to aid agency CAFOD, reports The Tablet.
The Australian Catholic Social Justice Council has called on Government to take stock of its human rights performance: "Recent developments in Indigenous affairs and immigration policy give cause to ask, ‘What’s happening to our nation?’”
To prepare for the 2015 Synod of Bishops on the Family, the Vatican is sending bishops a questionnaire on a range of topics, including marriage and sexuality, that proved controversial at this year's Synod, reports the Catholic News Service.