An historic monastery has been added to UNESCO's World Heritage list. The abbey was founded in the 822 AD under Louis the Pious, son of Frankish King Charlemagne, and now welcomes 100,000 tourists a year.
It's like they say – a succesful first part of a franchise sets up one, and possibly two sequels. But a third is often a film too far.
British musician Elton John described Pope Francis as 'wonderful' in an interview on Sunday in which he claimed Jesus would support gay marriage, Yahoo News reports.
After placing woollen bands, called palliums, over the shoulders of 24 archbishops from around the world, Pope Francis urged them to trust in God and not seek refuge in power or prestige, Catholic News Service reports.
The group of eight cardinals advising Pope Francis on reforming the governance of the Church is set to meet with him for the fifth time this week, reports NCR Online.
A disabled woman, already compensated in a claim of sexual abuse by her priest, has spoken out against the Church for relying on the 'Ellis defence' to fight a new legal claim, Yahoo 7 News reports.
The theology of disability is a way of looking at God and human beings from a perspective that is overlooked, says visiting theologian, Professor John Swinton.
Monastery, mission house and retreat house of the Redemptorists in Perth, bringing the Good News to the world and living in a community of hope.
Last night on the ABC's Compass, the second part of a documentary on the Legion of Christ was telecast.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.