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
    Legendary coach and AFL player Kevin Sheedy and renowned journalist Geraldine Doogue will launch the Australian Catholic Bishops Social Justice Statement today at St Mary's Cathedral in Sydney. ...
  • International
    Conflict in Iraq, Syria and Gaza has led to the greatest humanitarian crisis the world has faced since the Second World War, the head of the Church’s relief and development ...
  • National
    The ACT parish of Manuka is to receive a major lift from the $35 million redevelopment of the St Christopher's Cathedral precinct announced yesterday, reports The Canberra Times. ...
  • Environment
    Two 13-year-old girls were taken to hospital and 22 students treated for possible electric shock after a suspected lightning strike at a Catholic school oval in Sydney's west yesterday morning ...
  • Vatican
    A car bearing Vatican diplomatic plates has been stopped in France with four kilograms of cocaine on board, reports AFP in The Sydney Morning Herald and Nine News. ...
  • International
    Irish Cardinal Sean Brady has paid tribute to Northern Ireland's Rev Ian Paisley, the Unionist leader who died last week at the age of 88, reports The Catholic Herald. ...
  • Feature
    Just a few steps away from Rome's traffic jams, blaring sirens and sticky heat, the city's Non-Catholic Cemetery is a garden of breezes and greenery, of crickets, birdsong, roses and ...
  • Radio Review
    Sydney Town Hall was brimming with people, eager to hear former president of Ireland Mary McAleese deliver the Rosemary Goldie Lecture earlier this month. An excerpt is available on the ...

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