The Vatican’s foreign minister has said ecumenism between Christian churches should no longer be described as an “internal Christian affair” but has become a “moral imperative” due to the precariousness of the global political system, NCR Online reports.
A human rights group has honoured a French priest for his work over nearly two decades in researching and telling the story of genocides past and present, Catholic Herald reports.
Myanmar's bishops are "nervous" Pope Francis will mention the Rohingya during his visit next month, Yahoo7 News reports.
For nearly 30 years, Catholics with intellectual disabilities in Perth have been encouraged in their faith journey by Personal Advocacy Service (PAS), The eRecord reports.
A new program operating in a Sydney Catholic secondary school is teaching male students how to talk about their emotions and concerns, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.
Victoria's Catholic education body is warning of school closures under the Turnbull government's Gonski 2.0 funding model, with two Melbourne schools set to shut this year, The Age reports.
The world’s peak medical body has called on Victorian MPs to reject the state’s proposed euthanasia scheme, The Weekend Australian reports.
Supporters of a Melbourne mother of 13 who was the first person in Victoria convicted of breaching abortion clinic "buffer zone" laws are drawing inspiration from an unlikely source, The Sunday Age reports.
The Governor of Manus Island has threatened to stop the relocation of asylum-seekers from the Australian-funded detention centre unless concerns about a new accommodation facility are addressed, ABC News reports.
Australia's doctors in training have announced their support for physician-assisted dying, SkyNews Australia reports.
US Vice President Mike Pence has announced the State Department will directly fund faith-based organisations helping displaced Christians in the Middle East, the Catholic Herald reports.
One perk that comes with floating aboard the International Space Station is NASA arranges for occasional calls with celebrities to keep the astronauts’ spirits high during their monthslong flights, CNS reports.
Three pro-life supporters fined after holding prayer vigils in Canberra's abortion clinic exclusion zone will argue the law breaches the Constitution when they fight the charges next month, The Canberra Times reports.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has dashed hopes for a referendum to establish a new Indigenous advisory body, saying the idea is neither "desirable or capable of winning acceptance", ABC News reports.
Survivors of child sexual abuse will receive a maximum of $150,000 compensation under the Turnbull government's long-awaited national scheme, The Age reports.
Teachers from the Melbourne and Ballarat Dioceses will be trained to understand and respond to young people, particularly young women, who are at risk of a forced marriage, ACRATH reports.
An Australian has been elected president of the International Alliance of Catholic Knights (IACK), the service organisation announced.
Thor: Ragnarok is the third film in the fantasy-science fiction series based on the Marvel Comics character Thor. Director Taika Waititi gives the film a different tone to its predecessors, making it warmer, funnier, and lighter.