Two Italian priests and a Canadian religious sister working as missionaries in northern Cameroon were abducted on Saturday by two armed groups in the west African country, Italian government and Church officials say, reports news.com.au.
This is an American computer-generated science fiction film that is based on segments of the 1960s animated television comedy series, The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show.
The purpose of the De La Salle Brothers is to give a human and Christian education to the young, especially the poor.
President Barack Obama has been urged to follow up on his meeting with Pope Francis by backing the creation of a special envoy for religious minorities in the Middle East and south central Asia, reports the Catholic News Agency.
In their first overseas trip in three years, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and her husband, Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, met with Pope Francis at the Vatican yesterday, reports the Catholic News Service. The 30-minute visit of the 87-year-old Queen and her 92-year-old husband demonstrates 'the importance that she places on this relationship with the Holy See and on getting to know Pope Francis,' said Nigel Baker, the British ambassador to the Holy See.
For former rugby league international Matt King and his wife Kirsten, their Catholicism is part of their daily lives they share with each other and their two small daughters, Willow and Charlie, reports The Catholic Weekly.
A rally will be held in Sydney's Hyde Park on Sunday, April 13 in support of refugees.
Pope Francis has stressed the importance of marriage between a man and a woman at his general audience at the Vatican, saying the two were united in 'one flesh' as 'icons of God’s love,' reports RNS on Ucanews.
Bishop Michael Putney's funeral and vigil will be live streamed on YouTube to ensure no-one misses out on the services, which are expected to attract thousands of mourners, reports The Townsville Bulletin.
The Daughters of St Paul are engaged in a variety of ministries, all using the media as a means of proclaiming Jesus Christ to the world.
Victims of a pedophile priest have walked from a Victorian court as he stood to read an apology to them, reports AAP on SBS.
One of the standard tropes in Western culture has held that God of the Bible is the enemy of human freedom. Last December, Rémi Brague exploded that myth, writes George Weigel.
The trial court of Lahore in Pakistan has sentenced Savan Masih, a Catholic, to death for blasphemy, reports The Tablet.
Even if the Israeli diplomat strike drags on until the end of May, the Pope’s visit to the Holy Land is definitely going ahead. This is the prevailing view in Jerusalem, reports Vatican Insider.
The post-modern idea that there is no such thing as historical fact, merely historical interpretations, is wrong, writes Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith in The Catholic Herald.
St Clement’s, the Redemptorist retreat Centre at Galong, near Yass in rural NSW, will hold a retreat in May, entitled The Mystics – friends for our lives.
At the end of a recent unofficial pre-induction briefing for about 30 young men preparing to join the Israeli army, the participants stood and, led by Greek Orthodox Father Gabriel Nadaf, recited the Our Father in Arabic with hands outstretched.