Legionaries of Christ

Last night on the ABC's Compass, the second part of a documentary on the Legion of Christ was telecast.

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Pope at Pallium Mass June 29

After a cancelled Mass on Friday afternoon, Pope Francis was back in public to celebrate the Solemnity of Sts Peter and Paul at St Peter's yesterday, reports ABC America.

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Synod on the family

The Working Document (WD) for October's Extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the Family provides a clear picture of the real situation of families today, reports America magazine. 

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Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio

As Archbishop of Buenos Aires, then-Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio expressed his 'unhappiness' with Pope Benedict's controversial Regensburg lecture in 2006, writes James L. Fredericks.

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Royal Commission 2

A Catholic priest mired in child sex abuse allegations made 'veiled threats' after the Pope finally dumped him from the Church, the Royal Commission has been told, reports The Guardian.

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Archbishop Yohanna Petros Moshe

Mosul Archbishop Yohanna Petros Moshe has launched an international appeal for assistance, following a renewed offensive by ISIL insurgents in the region, Vatican Insider reports.

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Meriam Ibrahim seeks refuge

Sudanese Christian Meriam Ibrahim, detained when she tried to travel to the US after her release from death row, has now taken refuge at the US embassy, Malaysian Insider reports.

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Pope Francis

Pope Francis has accused Communism of stealing its ideas from Christianity, and said its founding thinker Karl Marx 'did not invent anything,' news.com.au reports.

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Big bang

The author of Fermat's Last Theorem takes on the 'New Atheists' in his latest book which explains why there is still a lot of space for the divine in the universe. This review appeared in The Wall Street Journal.

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Sr Helen Prejean

Today and throughout July, CathNews will present a series of reflections from Sr Helen Prejean. Today, the woman who inspired the Hollywood film Dead Man Walking talks about the people who inspire her.

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Meriam Ibrahim

Meriam freed (again) in Sudan, NZ boy takes Catholic school to High Court over haircut, 7 worst countries for Christians, Mary McAleese v the Church, the Pope on drugs, legalised polygamy, the day the Pope stopped by, divorce over-the-counter.

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Upon this rock

The Gospel for this Sunday comes from Matthew 16:13-19. In it, Jesus asks his followers how he is being defined and tells Peter he is the rock upon which the Church will be built.

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Stephanie Kwolek

Stephanie Kwolek was the chemist who developed the polymer fibre Kevlar, used in bulletproof vests and body armour. Her invetion saved thousands of lives. She has died at the age of 90.

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Sr Susan on The Moral Compass

Gay anger at Catholic rally, Justice Heyden on the Christians who defied Hitler, 175 years for Sisters of Charity in Hobart,  Archbishop Julian launches new book, Vale Fr Hume, Caritas Australia, Sr Mary Rosarii, Brotherhood Cup.

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Sr Monica Cavanagh

Sr Monica Cavanagh, Congregational leader of St Mary MacKillop's Josephite Sisters, reflects on the leadership of Pope Francis from the point of view of a woman.

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The Mowbrays

The name of the National Disability Insurance Scheme sounds a little cold and beaureacratic. But just one extraordinary family puts the human face on the NDIS and demonstrates its impact, The Canberra Times reports.

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Governor Designate Le

When the next Governor of South Australia, Hieu Van Le, arrived at Darwin as a penniless boat person fleeing Vietnam in 1977, he was greeted by two zinc-nosed fishermen in a tinny, who raised a beer and said: 'G'day mate, welcome to Australia!'

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Sr Blandina Segale from Cincinnati

The outlaw Billy the Kid knew when he had met his match. Realising that he'd bailed up the wagon of this feisty Cincinatti Sister of Charity, the notorious bandit just 'dipped his hat and left.'

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Royal Commission

The canon lawyer for a priest accused of abuse was shocked at the evidence given by a victim, the Royal Commission heard yesterday, Yahoo 7 News reports.

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Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri

Releasing a 75-page working document for the upcoming Synod of Bishops on the family, Synod Secretary General Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri called for a world day of prayer to prepare the event, The Catholic Herald reports.

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Mass on Demand

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From St Mary’s, North Sydney. The first Mass of the day on YouTube

Mass Online

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Live streamed from Our Lady of the Rosary Cathedral, Waitara

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Daily Prayer

Daily Prayer

All your daily readings, reflections and prayers can be found here... 

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