Doc Neeson

A reunion of Australian rock legends gathered with family and friends at St Michael's Church, Lane Cove, to farewell Angels frontman Doc Neeson. 

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Christ crucified

John 3:16-18 'Ford God so loved the world that He gave His only Son'

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St Paul by El Greco

This generously illustrated book commemorates the 400th anniversary of the death of the great and enigmatic artist, Domenikos Theotokopoulos, known as El Greco, writes John McKewen.

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The Face of Love

12-Jun-2014
Face of love

This American romantic drama is about a grieving widow, Nikki (Annette Bening), who was married to a successful architect, Garrett (Ed Harris), writes Peter W. Sheehan.

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Cardinal Walter Brandmuller

The debate over communion for the divorced and remarried is not closed, writes Sandro Magister at www.chiesa.

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Cardinal John O

The late New York Cardinal, John O'Connor, was born of a Jewish mother and had a rabbi grandfather, writes Alison Leigh Cowan at The New York Times.

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Cardinal John Onaiyekan

Nigerian Cardinal John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan has backed a proposal to offer amnesty for any Boko Haram militants who embrace peace, the Catholic News Service reports.

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Children from Irish home

The Irish government has announced an inquiry into mother and baby homes operated by the Church, Irish Central reports.

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Christ the Redeemer statue ad

The Archdiocese of Rio de Janeiro is threatening to sue over an Italian advertisement featuring Rio de Janeiro's Christ the Redeemer statue, The Independent reports.

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Ready for duty

As the world marks the anniversary of D-Day, we turn to the story of Australian Sister of Mercy Marie Walker. Now approaching 100 years of age, this woman of action served in the Women's Air Force in the Second World War.

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Irish children from home 1920s

Irish historian Catherine Corless, who revealed that nearly 800 children died in an Irish mother-and-baby home, has denied she said the bodies were dumped in a septic tank, The Irish Times reports.

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Pope Benedict

The Christianity that Pope Benedict proposes does not allow the faithful to exempt themselves from toils, or hide behind a principle of authority, writes Archbishop Georg Ganswein in Zenit.

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Edge of Tomorrow

10-Jun-2014
Edge of Tomorrow

Undeniably epic action and a strong cast make this addition to the ‘time loop’ genre worthy of its notable predecessors Groundhog Day and Source Code.

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Sr Cristiana Scuccia

Italian Ursuline nun Sister Cristina Scuccia has won the singing contest, The Voice, reports The Catholic Herald.

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Peres, Abbas, Pope

In an unprecedented prayer at the Vatican Sunday evening, Pope Francis called on the Israeli and Palestinian presidents to 'break the spiral of hatred and violence' and begin 'a new journey' towards peace in the Middle East, The Telegraph reports.

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Richard Gray

Sister Joan Veronica Healy of Victoria, Joseph Peter Khoury of of NSW and Richard Gray of Catholic Health Australia were among the Catholics honoured in the Queen's Birthday list this year.

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Michael Kelly SJ

Pope Francis and the comic genius Groucho Marx could agree on one of Groucho's famous one liners, writes Miichael Kelly at ucanews.com: 'I would never join a club that would have me as a member'.

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Belgium

A Catholic deacon in Belgium has been arrested over the death of 40 patients at an aged care facility, Bioedge reports.

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Neville Owen

Former judge of the Supreme Court of Western Australia and HIH Royal Commissioner, the Hon. Neville Owen, has been appointed Chair of the Church’s Truth Justice and Healing Council.

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Jack Gleeson in Game of Thrones

Irish actor Jack Gleeson, best known for Game of Thrones, is turning his back on celebrity and walking away from a promising Hollywood career. Aid-work and studying philosophy and theology are just some of the ways he wants to spend his time.

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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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