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

  • Society
    Diego Maradona and Roberto Baggio were among a host of former football stars who played in an interreligious charity match backed by Pope Francis, reports AP on Ucanews. ...
  • International
    The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse will be granted a two-year extension to complete its work, says Federal Attorney-General George Brandis, reports the ABC. ...
  • Vatican
    The Vatican's guardian of orthodoxy, Cardinal Gerhard Müller, and the force behind Rome's investigation of the US Leadership Conference of Women Religious, has renewed his criticism of the representative body ...
  • Education
    A teacher sacked after entering into a relationship with a former student is suing the Victorian Catholic school for discrimination, reports The Herald-Sun. ...
  • Video
    Geraldine Doogue is one of Australia’s most respected journalists. Over a career spanning four decades she’s had a strong presence in all traditional media, in print, radio and TV, and ...
  • International
    A change in Germany's capital gains tax has prompted an exodus from its Catholic and Protestant churches this year as thousands of registered members quit their parishes rather than pay ...
  • Information
    The oldest tradition amongst fishing communities across the world, the Blessing of the Fleet, will return to Sydney Fish Market later this month. ...
  • Opinion
    The mass child abuse in Yorkshire shows that once again, British institutions with a duty to protect children have given greater priority to protecting themselves, writes The Tablet in an ...

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