Pope Francis, at a meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the Vatican yesterday, said he is willing to visit North Korea. Source: CNS.
Australian Catholic students have asked the Youth Synod to address “ambiguity” over Church teaching on issues such as contraception and Communion for the remarried. Source: Catholic Herald.
At 10am sharp, a dozen volunteers surrounded by donated produce don aprons to prepare for lunch for 130 people at St Canice’s Kitchen in Sydney’s Kings Cross. Source: ABC News.
Adelaide Cathedral parishioner Leo Vandenberg is proving age is no barrier when it comes to serving God. Source: The Southern Cross.
This film has its flaws, but First Man is the closest cinema has come to portraying the intoxicating and maddening horror of space travel. Source: ACOFB.
An Australian academic has been appointed to an international commission that works to promote ecumenical progress between the Catholic and Anglican faiths. Source: ACU.
The New South Wales Government has committed an extra $127 million to help implement key recommendations from the child sexual abuse royal commission. Source: The Daily Telegraph.
Brisbane Archbishop Mark Coleridge has questioned the integrity of the conscience vote that saw the Queensland Parliament pass legislation to decriminalise abortion on Wednesday. Source: The Catholic Leader.
The Church is warning that religious schools risk losing the right to employ only staff who uphold their key values if federal Parliament winds back anti-discrimination exemptions for teachers. Source: The Australian.
Labor says the aged care sector needs more funding and a “culture change” if it is to be improved for the long term. Source: News.com.au.
Digital media and the Church have this week emerged as a theme in talks dedicated to accompaniment at the Synod of Bishops on Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment. Source: CNS.
Speaking to his brother Jesuits in Lithuania last month, Pope Francis solicited their support in moving forward the work of the Vatican II. Source: Crux.
If a person is angry or has hate toward another person, it is like they have killed him or her in their heart, Pope Francis said yesterday. Source: CNA.
Abortion will no longer be a crime in Queensland, after state MPs voted last night to remove it from the criminal code. Source: Brisbane Times.
Faith leaders and parliamentarians came together yesterday for Australian Catholic University's annual Parliamentary Interfaith Breakfast at Parliament House in Sydney. Source: ACU.
Inspired by the Church's Year of Youth in Australia, the focus of Prison Sunday on November 11 will be youth justice and juvenile detention. Source: ACBC Media Blog.
Parramatta priest Fr Peter Lamont is the 29th hereditary Chief of Clan Lamont, a Scottish Highland clan. Source: Catholic Outlook.
“Just awful” was the way Fr Chukwudi Chinaka described the scene as he drove around his country Queensland parish inspecting the damage left by wild storms last week. Source: The Catholic Leader.