Talk to us

CathNews, the most frequently visited Catholic website in Australia, is your daily news service featuring Catholics and Catholicism from home and around the world, Mass on Demand and on line, prayer, meditation, reflections, opinion, and reviews. And, what's more - it's free!

Digital Life

Ethical AI respects human dignity: Pope Francis

Pope Francis said emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and machine learning could be beneficial to society as long as they respect human dignity. Source: CNA.

Digital Life Schools

Melbourne Catholic schools embrace use of AI tool

Catholic schools in Melbourne are being encouraged to harness artificial intelligence writing tool ChatGPT for teaching and assessment – instead of banning it, as state schools have. Source: The Age.

Digital Life Evangelisation

Digital age offers new avenues for evangelisation

The digitalisation of culture offers the Church many new challenges, as well as a great new avenue for evangelisation, writes Fr Joshua Nash OMI. Source: The Bridge.

Charity Digital Life

Charities more vulnerable to cyber attacks than private and public sectors

Charities are more vulnerable to cyber attacks than private and governmental organisations despite each sector facing the same risks, new international research suggests. Source: Pro Bono News.

Digital Life

Vatican hosts Advent ‘digital Synod’ for Catholic influencers

Digital evangelisers and hundreds of young people from five continents met online to pray and reflect this Advent as part of a “digital Synod” hosted by the Vatican’s Dicastery for Communication. Source: Vatican News.

Digital Life Social Services

‘Technology divide’ restricting access to services, Senate inquiry told

Australians facing poverty are more likely to be restricted with services like Centrelink because of the technology divide, a Senate inquiry has heard. Source: The Australian.

Digital Life

Bishops Conference launches new website

The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference has launched a new website – with the address – bringing together the and websites. Source: ACBC Media Blog.

Digital Life

Podcast aims to make Catechism accessible for ‘the common person’

American priest Fr Mike Schmitz says he hopes people “will not only grow in information but real transformation” through listening to the Catechism in a Year podcast, set to launch on January 1. Source: CNA.

Digital Life

‘Going deeper’ into the faith through new podcast

Evangelisation Brisbane’s new Going Deeper podcast is all about getting to the heart of what it means to be Catholic, says producer David Kruse. Source: The Catholic Leader.