Correspondent John L Allen discusses with PBS the significance of Pope Francis' meeting with abuse victims, and how Cardinal Pell hopes to restore boringness to the Vatican's financial affairs.
If you happen upon a forgotten corner of desperate poverty or a neglected collection of humanity, chances are good that a religious woman has arrived before you, writes U.S. Catholic magazine.
Fr Chris Riley, Salesian priest and founder of Youth Off The Streets, has spoken about dedicating his life to helping the homeless youth, the challenges facing the Church, and religion in the modern world.
Royal Commission interim report, NAIDOC, Euthanasia advocate Phillip Nietchse under fire, uncertain fate for Tamils, chaplaincy debate, new youth leader for Canberra, Sr Rose Glennen, Catholic Australia website relaunched.
Meriam gave birth in chains, Mother Teresa film, Pope meets King of Spain, atheists plot against Ground-Zero cross, new Archbishop for KL, N. Korea, Archbishop orders misconduct investigation into himself, UN envoy on abuse.
Though not a Catholic, Charlie Chaplin directed and starred in such humane masterpieces as Modern Times, The Great Dictator, and Limelight. The Vatican has now honoured his unique contribution to world cinema.
An audio meditation on the life of the Jesuit poet Fr Gerard Manley Hokpins SJ, created by the Jesuits in Britain, as part of their calendar commemorating the anniversary of the restoration of the Society.
Matthew 11:25-30 When Jesus says 'my yoke is easy,' he is saying, I am the Law, but the law that I impose is not a heavy burden. The Yoke of Jesus is the Law of Love.
This examination of Pagan Britain throws up some fascinating questions on the nature of the religious instinct in humans, and on what our interpretations of the past say about our present, writes The Tablet.
This aptly named East German pastor led weekly prayer sessions that grew into huge demonstrations that helped bring down the Berlin Wall, writes The Telegraph.
There has been a tension present in Christianity ever since Jesus' said 'blessed are the poor, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.' Who or what does Pope Francis really see as the culprit in holding back the poor, asks America magazine.
Sister Berneice Loch rsm OAM has been elected as the new President of Catholic Religious Australia (CRA) at the 2014 CRA National Assembly held in Melbourne last week.
Korean women forced to work at Japanese military brothels during World War II have been invited to a Mass by Pope Francis, the Global Post reports.
The Vatican has condemned the killing of three Israeli teenagers in the West Bank as a 'hideous and unacceptable crime' and an obstacle to peace, Reuters reports.
The lenses though which we see The Troubles are many and varied. This film about a DJ whose story in Belfast draws the general from his specifics turned into a box office success.
A Religious Congregation of women who form one branch of a 'family tree' which includes Marist Fathers, Marist Brothers, Marist Missionary Sisters (SMSM) and Marist Laity.
Media Watch investigates the real story behind Ireland's mother-and-baby home at Tuam, and how it came to be that false reports that '800 dead babies had been dumped in a septic tank' circled the globe 'before truth had time to put it socks on.'
Is there a way to use the World Cup in our evangelism, asks Dr Lincoln Harvey in The Tablet.
The Vatican is negotiating the imminent departure of Vatican Bank president Ernst von Freyberg, The Boston Globe reports.
For the first time, the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has heard public testimony from a former Religious and convicted serial abuser, writes Dan Box in The Australian.