Pope Francis has called for concerted effort from all parts of society to address the root causes of human trafficking, which he describes as a crime against humanity. Source: Vatican News.
The head of Catholic Schools NSW has called for changes to the “unfair” way NAPLAN results “are being turned into league tables”. Source: Sydney Morning Herald.
The Australian Capital Territory Government will this week introduce legislation to expand its reportable conduct scheme to cover churches and religious organisations. Source: Canberra Times.
If you can identify Leonardo’s famous 15th-century mural painting as The Last Supper, you are on your way to passing level one of a new Catholic Bible Trivia app designed by an Australian Dominican friar. Source: The Catholic Leader.
Hundreds of people, including bishops from across Australia, filled Sydney’s St Patrick’s Church on Sunday for an historic Mass commemorating the preservation of the Blessed Sacrament in this country. Source: The Catholic Weekly.
The Bathurst Diocese has come to the rescue of a local disability employment service, after fire destroyed the not-for-profit organisation's building on Saturday. Source: Western Advocate.
The mission of the laity is the focus of the latest Pope Video, which expresses Pope Francis's prayer intention for May. Source: Zenit.
Tributes and words of affection for Archbishop Emeritus Leonard Faulkner have flowed into the Adelaide Archdiocese since his death on Sunday. Source: The Southern Cross.
It doesn’t take much of a Nostradamus to foresee that some Catholic noses may be twisted out of joint when fashion’s red carpet Met Gala event takes place in New York tonight, writes John Allen. Source: Crux.
God’s love requires that we give our best to each and every one of our brothers and sisters, even those who are in the final stage of their life, Pope Francis said yesterday. Source: CNA.
Catholics from across Australia will join together in praying the Rosary for their country this Sunday, the feast of Our Lady of Fatima. Source: The Catholic Weekly.
Catholic schools in Melbourne Archdiocese have been given resources to help them support same-sex attracted and transgender students. Source: The Age.
Pope Francis has urged religious men and women to cultivate a radical commitment to the Lord, through poverty, prayer and patience. Source: Vatican News.
An innovative tool is helping aged care residents living with dementia to be understood when it comes to their spiritual and social needs. Source: Villa Maria Catholic Homes.
Sr Patricia Fox, the Australian religious sister whose missionary visa was revoked by the Philippine Government last month, has debunked allegations against her in a 25-page document. Source: ucanews.com.
Brisbane Archbishop Mark Coleridge has been elected president of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference. Source: ACBC Media Blog.
Archbishop Emeritus Leonard Faulkner, who led the Townsville Diocese and Adelaide Archdiocese during more than 50 years as a bishop, died at an Adelaide aged care facility yesterday, aged 91. Source: Adelaide Archdiocese.
Church bells in Manila Archdiocese will toll at 8pm each night to protest the continuing spate of killings in the Philippines. Source: ucanews.com.