Some 500 participants discussed the impact of science and new technology on society and culture at the three-day Unite to Cure international conference at the Vatican. Source: Vatican News.
The Turnbull Government will spend $15 million in the May Budget on providing humanitarian assistance for the Rohingya crisis. Source: Canberra Times.
There is much we can do within our own neighbourhoods and our own hearts to address the pain of loneliness, writes Sr Patty Fawkner SGS. Source: The Good Oil.
Alfie Evans, the British toddler whose parents lost a legal battle to keep him on life support at a Vatican hospital, has been mourned with the release of blue and purple balloons and prayers from the Pope. Source: SBS News.
Pope Francis yesterday praised the agreement signed by North and South Korean leaders aimed at reconciliation and denuclearisation, praying that the peace process would continue undeterred. Source: CNA.
Parramatta Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv. joined broadcaster Geraldine Doogue in Melbourne last week for the Ozanam Conversation on “What it means to be a Catholic organisation in a post-royal commission world”. Source: Melbourne Catholic.
In a first for South Australia, Hutt St Centre in Adelaide will lead a team of skilled volunteers from more than 20 partner agencies to connect with every person sleeping rough in the city in May. Source: The Southern Cross.
Caritas Internationalis is ramping up preparation for the Global Week of Action, one of the high points of the organisation’s two-year Share the Journey campaign. Source: Zenit.
Pope Francis led thousands of people in St Peter’s Square in prayers for the success of today's Korean summit. Source: CNS.
At least 19 people, including two priests, were killed on Tuesday when nomadic cattle farmers in central Nigeria opened fire at morning Mass in a Catholic parish. Source: CNA.
Pope Francis and his international Council of Cardinals have reviewed a complete draft of the apostolic constitution that would govern the Roman Curia. Source: Crux.
Some serious spiritual warriors will make their home in the Wilcannia-Forbes Diocese at the invitation of Bishop Columba Macbeth-Green OSPPE. Source: The Catholic Weekly.
International students supported by the Brisbane Catholic community after they were underpaid by their employers have welcomed new mandatory labour laws aimed at protecting vulnerable workers. Source: The Catholic Leader.
The Church’s new safeguarding body will today release draft standards that will support the Church's work in providing safe places for children and vulnerable adults. Source: CPSL.
Based on the 2008 novel, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society tells the story of a London journalist-novelist who bonds with the residents of Guernsey Island after World War II. Source: ACOFB.
Sr Patricia Fox says her deportation from the Philippines is an “attack” on the “whole Church” and on foreign missionaries. Source: ABC News.
Australian bishops joined more than 170 faith leaders from across the Commonwealth calling on governments to turn “words into action” on climate change. Source: The Catholic Leader.
The Schoenstatt community will next month celebrate 50 years since its shrine was established in Mulgoa, NSW. Source: The Catholic Weekly.
Geraldton's sacred heritage was explored in a two-day conference held in the rural Western Australian city this month. Source: The eRecord.