A coalition of international Catholic institutions yesterday announced its divestment from fossil fuels, according to the Global Catholic Climate Movement.
Financial abuse of the elderly is shockingly common in Australia and most often occurs within families. So how can we prevent elder abuse, asks Eileen Webb and Teresa Somes on The Conversation.
Police officers in the Philippines wishing to expose the full extent of the government’s anti-drug killing spree have approached the Church for protection, Crux reports.
More than 50 per cent of registered voters have cast their ballot in the same-sex marriage survey, according to estimates released yesterday by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), SkyNews Australia reports.
Community care worker Nives Vuchich works with people and their families at one of the most precious and difficult times of their lives – dying, Broken Bay News reports.
Sr Patty Fawkner has been elected as the new congregational leader of the Sisters of the Good Samaritan, the order announced yesterday.
Researchers at Notre Dame University are rewriting the playbook for early childhood educators in a bid to provide greater spiritual opportunities for children in Catholic classrooms and child care centres, the university reports.
Friends, collaborators and staff of the Columban Mission Institute (CMI) came together in North Sydney last month for a celebration to mark the closing of the institute on October 10, the Columban Mission Society reports.
Coalition MPs could turn religious freedoms into an election issue by warning that a vote for Labor would see more people trapped in an “intellectual and moral straitjacket” if same-sex marriage is legalised, The Australian reports.
America has experienced "yet another night filled with unspeakable terror", the president of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops in Washington has said following yesterday's deadly shooting attack in Las Vegas, CNS reports.
Bishop of Parramatta Vincent Long OFM Conv has told a seminary reunion in Sydney that the model of an exalted, separate and elitist priesthood was "drawing its last breaths", The Tablet reports.
Liberal frontbencher Ken Wyatt says the government is prepared for an overhaul of Australia's aged care system if findings of a review due to be released today deem it necessary, SkyNews Australia reports.
Pope Francis has reappointed Cardinal Raymond Burke as a member of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura – the Holy See's highest court – three years after he was dumped as its prefect, CNA reports.
Pope Francis will focus on the harmful effects of fake news and call for a journalism for peace, in his message for peace for World Communications Day next year, Vatican Radio reports.
Brisbane Archdiocese will host the national Proclaim 2018 conference, which aims to inspire, equip and encourage parishes and Church communities to engage in evangelisation and renewal, the ACBC Media Blog reports.
A pioneering international congress on the risks and challenges to children in the digital world and how to protect them from online sexual abuse is taking place in Rome this week, America Magazine reports.
Virtual reality technology is making it easier for Australian students to learn and experience the work of Catholic Mission overseas, the organisation has announced.
The same hope that moves people to seek a better life also moves the hearts of men and women to welcome migrants and refugees with open arms, Pope Francis said yesterday, CNS reports.