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Sister Corita Kent, an American political poster art creating nun, developed her career during the cultural revolution of the 1970s, a burgeoning era of socially-conscious artists and activists, Konbini reports.
In his Lenten Message, Canberra-Goulburn Archbishop Christopher Prowse has promised a "listening tour" to meet victims of child sexual abuse and their families as part of a healing mission, the Canberra Times reports.
Pope Francis has helped the Society of St Pius X in its efforts to buy a beautiful church and complex in the centre of Rome, according to Italian newspaper Il Foglio, the Catholic Herald reports.
Malaysian police are investigating a possible link between the abduction of Protestant pastor Raymond Koh Keng Joo and a death threat he received in 2011, The Star reports.
A five-year project to photograph the Sistine Chapel has recorded 270,000 digital images that will aid future restorations, Reuters reports.
Argentine lawyer Juan Grabois, a friend of Pope Francis, was among the speakers at the US Regional World Meeting of Popular Movements, in Modesto, California, last week, Crux reports.
Five archbishops have said they would consider asking the Vatican for clarification on concerns about confession and other issues raised during hearings of the Royal Commission, NCR Online reports.
Bishop Ratko Peric of Mostar-Duvno, the diocese in Bosnia-Herzegovina which includes Medjugorje, has again denied that Our Lady has appeared at the site, Catholic News Service reports.
Last week, 300 parish priests from around the world took part in a Rome training session on Pope Francis's apostolic exhortation Amoris Laetitia and the new canon law matrimonial processes, La Croix International reports.
Caritas Australia is launching its annual Lenten fundraising campaign, Project Compassion, which will share stories each week from people in The Philippines, Timor Leste, indigenous Australia, Vietnam and Fiji.
Vatican astronomers have applauded the discovery of at least seven Earth-sized planets orbiting a red dwarf star named TRAPPIST-1 that's just 40 light years away, the Catholic Register reports.
Abandoning the formalities of the past, Pope Francis has launched "a whole new style of 'ad limina' visits," according to a Chilean bishop, Crux reports.
A Filipino Catholic social action worker was shot dead by unidentified assailants in North Cotabato province last week, the Inquirer reports.
Centacare Brisbane has launched its first Memory Café to support people with dementia and those who care for them, the Catholic Leader reports.
On a historic visit to Rome's Anglican parish, Pope Francis said he was studying the possibility of a joint one-day visit to famine-stricken South Sudan with Anglican Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, Vatican Insider reports.
Pope Francis has controversially reduced sanctions against a handful of pedophile priests, applying his vision of a merciful Church even to its worst offenders, Crux reports.
Hundreds of members of Egypt's Coptic Christian minority have fled the Sinai Peninsula following a series of targeted killings by a local armed group, Al Jazeera reports.