Pope Francis yesterday told youth to steer clear of modern society's narcissistic tendencies, which he referred to as a vain “illness”, CNA reports.
Malcolm Turnbull will take the contentious same-sex marriage plebiscite back to cabinet and Coalition MPs to decide on a “Plan C” if the High Court rules against the postal survey in the next two days of hearings, The Australian reports.
Australian Catholic University (ACU) is using government funding to develop short-term overseas programs to enable students who otherwise could not afford to travel to study abroad, the university reports.
One of the Church’s front-line fighters against child sexual abuse, German Jesuit Fr Hans Zollner, is in Australia this week to share his experience and promote safeguarding efforts, reports The Catholic Leader.
NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has broken her silence on a voluntary assisted dying vote to say she won't be supporting the legislation, AAP/News.com.au reports.
The Melkite Catholic Community of St Elias in Sydney is hoping the intercession of a recently-canonised saint will help raise the necessary funds to build a desperately-needed church for their community, the Catholic Weekly reports.
How does a woman, faithful to her Catholic teaching and traditions, have an abortion and move forward with her life? Jessica Lockhart is still working that out, day by day, reports Catholic Life.
Musicians, including a nun-turned-rapper in sports sneakers, will perform for the Pope when he visits Colombia tomorrow, Yahoo7 News reports.
Distances in country areas can sometimes be isolating, however the South Australian Bordertown parish is helping to spread the word of God and connect people to the Church through a community radio program, The Southern Cross reports.
The Catholic Education Commission of Victoria (CECV) has blamed ongoing funding uncertainty created by the Turnbull government’s Gonski 2.0 education package for being unable to extend a teacher pay rise beyond next year, The Australian reports.
Most of the people who have been detained on Manus Island have backed a $70 million compensation settlement that lawyers say acknowledges the harms they have suffered, AAP reports in The Australian.
Prospective adoptive parents are being turned away because they’re “too fat”, according a new research, the Sunday Herald Sun reports.
Pope Francis and Cardinal Vincent Nichols have paid tribute to Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor, former Archbishop of Westminster, who died on Friday aged 85, The Tablet reports.
Broken Bay Diocese is dedicating the month of September to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults, under the theme "Compassion and commitment", the diocese announced on its website.
Members of an anti-trafficking group will walk the halls of Parliament House for four days this week to urge MPs to do more to combat human trafficking in Australia, the advocacy group reports.
Pope Francis has released a video message accompanying his monthly prayer intention for September, which this month focuses on parishes, Vatican Radio reports.
By virtue of its very definition, marriage can only be between a man and a woman, Pope Francis says in a new book-length interview, CNS reports.
Planned changes to the welfare system will force older Australians out of volunteering, threatening the long-term viability of the sector, a Senate inquiry heard yesterday, The Guardian reports.