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

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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
    The Middle East, especially Iraq and Syria, are experiencing "terrorism of previously unimaginable proportions" in which the perpetrators seem to have no regard for the value of human life, Pope ...
  • National
    The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference has welcomed the concluding message released on the weekend by the Synod Fathers at the Extraordinary Synod of Bishops in Rome. ...
  • Society
    A Blue Mountains school principal has been honoured with a rare medal from the Pope during community commemorations for the anniversary of the 2013 bushfire disaster, reports the ABC. ...
  • National
    The case against the Bishop of the Australian Defence Force, accused of child sex offences in Western Australia 45 years ago, has been adjourned until next year, reports the ABC ...
  • International
    A Liberian bishop unable to attend the Synod of Bishops on the Family has urged his fellow bishops to use their influence to help West African families in their enormous ...
  • Feature
    Pope Francis has for the first time allowed the Sistine Chapel to be rented out for a private corporate event, with the proceeds to go to charities working with the ...
  • International
    A Franciscan priest abducted by Islamist terrorists in Syria earlier this month has been released to house arrest at his convent in the north-eastern village of Knayeh, near the Turkish ...
  • Information
    Dr Kathy Landvogt, Manager, Social Policy & Research at Good Shepherd Youth and Family Services, will speak at the next Breakfast Briefing for Catholic Social Services Victoria. ...

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