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

  • National
    A statue of the Virgin Mary was destroyed by vandals at the St Charbel Church in Punchbowl in Sydney's western suburbs yesterday, reports The Daily Telegraph. ...
  • Vatican
    The Pope has warned there are “shadows and dangers” hovering over mankind, as the Vatican faces new threats from Islamic State (IS) militants, reports The Tablet. ...
  • Arts
    Internationally acclaimed Australian author Colleen McCullough has died in hospital on Norfolk Island, aged 77. McCullough, who went to Holy Cross College in Woollahra, Sydney, was best-known for her sweeping ...
  • International
    Arguably the most powerful laywoman in the Church in the late 20th century is now a candidate for sainthood, after the launch of a beatification process on Tuesday in Italy ...
  • Vatican
    Pope Francis has decided that from now on, the public ceremony of investiture of the pallium on metropolitan archbishops will take place in the prelates’ home dioceses and not in ...
  • Vatican
    The Vatican's top communications official said that true interaction requires more than just technology, and that dialogue is an interpersonal encounter we learn even from our mother's womb, reports the ...
  • Opinion
    It’s hard to dismiss the charge by The Jakarta Post that Canberra is trying to save the Bali 9 while disposing of asylum-seekers through inhumane detention camps, writes Andrew Hamilton ...
  • Film Review
    This American biographical film tells the story of a woman, who hiked alone for 1,700 km from Mojave, California to the Oregon-Washington border of the US, along the Pacific ...

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