The latest from the Vatican

Pope Francis greets pilgrims during his weekly general audience

Photo: St Peter's Square, May 28, 2014. Copyright Giulio Napolitano. Shutterstock Image ID 195361532


Who is Jesus?

The source and the fount of the Catholic faith, Christ and the Eucharist

Photo: Shutterstock Image ID: 198634943. Copyright Africa Studio

Under the altar 3

'Suffer the little children'

The eternal, catholic, Church, based on the parishes 

Photo: Littlies under the altar in St Canice's, Elizabeth Bay, Sydney. Copyright CathNews

  • International
    The two Cardinals in Hong Kong urged the government to solve the present political deadlock after police used force to disperse thousands of unarmed protesters struggling for full democracy in ...
  • International
    New attacks are feared this weekend in Nigeria as Islamic fundamentalists loot villages inhabited mostly by Christians. The country's bishops say “the conditions in which the displaced are living are ...
  • Vatican
    Cardinal Raymond Burke has hit out at claims that German Cardinal Walter Kasper “spoke for” Pope Francis when he backed communion for divorced and remarried people, reports The Tablet. ...
  • National
    Brisbane's Ignite Conference, held from September 25-28, has become a place of hope not only to young Catholics, but also to religious men and women and lay Catholics, both young ...
  • Feature
    People involved in religion and who are married are healthier, physically and mentally happier and live longer than those who are not, according to a US report issued on the ...
  • Education
    The Australian Catholic University has announced the establishment of the La Salle Academy for Religious Education, reports The Catholic Weekly. ...
  • Information
    A day of prayer and fasting for the success of the Extraordinary Synod on the Family has been proposed by the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference for Friday October 10. ...
  • Opinion
    When the Vatican held its first Synod on the Family in 1980, St John Paul II had been Pope for only two years. Curiously, next week's gathering of bishops on ...

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