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

  • Vatican
    Pope Francis has urged an international gathering of grassroots social activists to struggle against the "structural causes" of poverty and inequality, with a "revolutionary" program drawn from the Gospels, reports ...
  • Arts
    Pop star Sir Elton John has called Pope Francis "my hero" for his compassion and push to accept gays in the Church, reports AP on Yahoo7. ...
  • Health
    The Church's key focus on Ebola in West Africa is to help people overcome panic and avert devastating social stigmas by providing accurate information, according to a health adviser for ...
  • Society
    Catholic Mission has launched its 2014 Christmas appeal highlighting the work of dedicated Catholic missionaries in Peru who are trying to overcome the growing problem of malnutrition in children. ...
  • Vatican
    Cardinal George Pell has said that the task for Catholics “over the next 12 months” is to explain “the necessity of conversion, the nature of the Mass,” and that ...
  • International
    A member of the team that carried out the only major scientific study of the Turin Shroud has dismissed new claims that it was an item in a medieval Easter ...
  • Feature
    Before 2003, there were an estimated 1.5 million Christians in Iraq. These days, about 400,000 remain. Christians fled Mosul in droves after Islamic State militants gave them an ...
  • Film Review
    The title might immediately suggest Gay Pride Marches. And the suggestion is not wrong. However, this is a much more complex film in its themes. ...

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