The Church did not sack a parish priest even after an internal investigation commissioned by then Archbishop of Melbourne, George Pell, discovered he was guilty of child sex abuse, reports The Australian.
The former principal of a northern NSW Catholic college will face court next week over the alleged indecent assault of a boy, reports The Northern Star.
Bishop Ted Collins, who was the Bishop of Darwin for 21 years, has died aged 83, reports the ABC on Yahoo7.
The Vatican has booked a loss for the entire amount of A$22 million invested in an Italian televsion company by then Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, reports Reuters/Ucanews.
Football fan, regular golfer, a humble man of refined humour and a dry wit, Cardinal Edward Clancy was warmly remembered in a service on Saturday at St Mary’s Cathedral attended by hundreds of mourners, reports The Sydney Morning Herald.
The launch of Jesus Matters, by Fr Charles Waddell will be held at Christ Church Grammar School in Claremont, Perth this Sunday.
Pope Francis leaves on Wednesday for five days in South Korea, his first outing to Asia and a trip that seems almost perfectly to capture both the promise and the peril of his ambition to be a 'Peace Pope,' writes John Allen.
Men lined up outside St Joseph House on the Lower East Side of Manhattan on a recent morning, all with their stomachs empty. Inside the dining hall, which is run by Catholic Worker, a hearty meal awaited, reports The New York Times.
Pope Francis has decided to send a personal envoy, the Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples, to Iraq, reports Vatican Insider. The decision comes as US forces have begun bombing Iraqi militants to help trapped refugees.
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The Vatican is warning that the alleged rejection of a baby born with Down syndrome to a surrogate mother in Thailand shows how babies have become consumer products for sale, reports the Religion News Service.
The UN Security Council called an emergency meeting yesterday, after fanatical Islamic State fighters seized Iraq's largest Christian town. Pope Francis appealed to the international community to intervene as a humanitarian tragedy unfolds.
Pope Francis has approval ratings any leader could envy: 88 percent of American Catholics think he's doing a good job, and nearly three quarters of Americans in general view him with favour. What is he doing right?
Only a limited number of cinema venues have been selected for showing this film around the world. It was planned for simultaneous cinema release in Australia and New Zealand on August 6.
Catholic school teachers striking in Tasmania have voted to intensify an industrial campaign after teachers from 37 Catholic schools walked off the job yesterday, reports the ABC.
An elderly Spanish missionary infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia landed in Madrid yesterday, the first patient in the fast-spreading outbreak to be evacuated to Europe for treatment, reports AFP on Yahoo7.
The Archbishop of Melbourne Denis Hart told the congregation at the National Day of Mourning Memorial in Melbourne yesterday that Australians stand in solidarity with victims of the attack on flight MH17, reports Yahoo7.
A cardinal from the Philippines visiting the US has thanked the Knights of Columbus for the organisation's financial support following last year's devastating Typhoon Haiyan and noted the upcoming visit of Pope Francis next January.
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