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
    Two infant grandnephews of Pope Francis and their mother have been killed after their car slammed into the back of a truck in Argentina, authorities have said, according to an ...
  • National
    The head of the Catholic Church's response to sexual abuse allegations encouraged victims to go to the police, the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Abuse has heard, reports ...
  • National
    Hundreds of people including Aboriginal dancers adorned in traditional dress have gathered in Darwin for the funeral of Bishop Ted Collins, reports the ABC. ...
  • International
    Dame Meg Taylor, a former student of St Scholastica's College, Glebe, in Sydney, has been appointed Secretary-General of the Pacific Islands Forum and is the first woman to be selected ...
  • Politics
    A religious sister who drew US Catholic bishops' ire over her writings says their investigation of women's orders is wasteful when financial mismanagement and sexual abuses are being covered up ...
  • Opinion
    Pope Francis is the first non-European Pontiff in nearly 1,300 years, and the first ever from the developing world. In that light, his trip to South Korea showed what ...
  • International
    Before any international trip Pope Francis visits Benedict XVI, a key Vatican archbishop revealed, reports the Catholic News Agency. ...
  • Film Review
    Apparently they are not expendable at all. With the original and now two sequels, they are obviously inexpendable. There is no obvious reason for the expendables not to go on ...

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