Pope Francis attended the funeral Mass and presided over the final commendation of Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, the French cardinal who announced to the world his election as pope five years ago. Source: Crux.
A parliamentary inquiry into end-of-life choices in the ACT has heard that palliative care resources are “distressingly low” in Canberra. Source: Canberra Times.
Skyscraper tells the story of an ex-FBI team leader who finds himself framed for a terrorist attack on “the tallest building in the world”. Source: ACOFB.
Documents in the Vatican archives prove it was a “myth” that Blessed Paul VI largely set out on his own in writing Humanae Vitae, the 1968 encyclical on married love and birth regulation. Source: CNS.
A mosaic mural dedicated to Indigenous Australians who fought in war is being created with help from a Catholic primary school in Melbourne. Source: Melbourne Catholic.
Understanding and coping with mental health issues and improving wellbeing were on the agenda at a Perth youth festival last week. Source: The eRecord.
The episcopal ordination of Bishop-elect Charles Gauci as the Bishop of Darwin will take place at St Mary's Cathedral, Darwin, on September 26.
This is a spirit moment for the Church, Archbishop Mark Coleridge told a national evangelisation conference yesterday, challenging delegates to renew and rejuvenate the Church in Australia. Source: The Catholic Leader.
Here’s one reason why Catholics might support Croatia over France in the World Cup final to be played in the early hours of Monday morning: Coach Zlatko Dalic is a man of sincere faith. Source: CNA.
My world turned upside down when six agents of the Philippines' Bureau of Immigration came to my house to arrest me, writes Sr Patricia Fox. Source: ucanews.com.
Organisers for the World Meeting of Families in Ireland say excitement is growing ahead of Pope Francis’ visit to the gathering next month with all tickets to papal events now booked out. Source: Vatican News.
The Vatican is developing guidelines on how to address the fate of churches and the sacred treasures they contain after being abandoned due to economic challenges and low attendance. Source: Crux.
Nicaraguan bishops and clergy were attacked by armed groups aligned with the government on Monday as violence in the Central American country escalated. Source: Catholic Herald.
Australian Catholic University has awarded Kate Gavin, a third-year bachelor of nursing student, the 2018 Francis Xavier Conaci scholarship, which will assist her to study at the university’s Rome campus.
Priests in Victoria will remain exempt from reporting confessions of child abuse, after the Andrews Government confirmed it was yet to decide whether to strip ministries of secrecy protections. Source: Herald Sun.
Pay day lenders and charity collectors are cashing in on vulnerable remote communities in the Northern Territory with inadequate or limited knowledge about financial services. Source: National Indigenous News.
Melbourne Archbishop-elect Peter Comensoli says he believes Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson should resign because “the path he is taking is not of benefit for God’s people”. Source: Newcastle Herald.
More than 125 students and 36 teachers from 24 schools across Western Australia took part in the third annual Catholic School Youth Summit at the University of Notre Dame Australia Fremantle campus. Source: Perth Archdiocese.