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



Coverage of the Year of Mercy activities
  • Education
    School fees at 28 Catholic schools in Sydney's northern beaches and northern suburbs will rise significantly next year after education authorities raised fees for families living in "wealthier" areas, The ...
  • Vatican
    Cardinal George Pell's head of project management at the Vatican Secretariat of the Economy, Australian Danny Casey, will return home after completing a two-year appointment, Vatican Insider reports. ...
  • Crime
    The Catholic Church in Argentina has launched an investigation into whether four nuns helped to hide cash and jewels on behalf of a former government minister, the BBC reports. ...
  • International
    A US lawyer has called on Pope Francis to take action after the release of documents allegedly showing a "classic cover up" involving the former archbishop of St Paul-Minneapolis and ...
  • Opinion
    You might think that progressives would be rejoicing under the current pontificate. Instead, they are fretting about the future, writes Matthew Schmitz in The Catholic Herald. ...
  • Feature
    Timor Awakening is a 12-month program that takes aim at a "health crisis" among young Australian veterans who suffer from a frightening suicide rate, The Catholic Leader reports. ...
  • Innovation
    Brazilian scientists are using 3-D printing technology to reconstruct the faces of Catholic saints and other holy people, producing life-size busts of what they actually looked like, hundreds of years ...
  • Video
    British World Youth Day pilgrims have taken part in a social media masterclass on mercy in preparation for their trip to Kraków, Poland, next week, Vatican Radio reports. ...

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