Pope Francis names 13 new cardinals

Those receiving red hats include Washington's Archbishop Gregory and the Philippines's Archbishop Advincula. Read more…


Vatican extends controversial deal

The 2018 agreement on bishops' appointments was based on 'open and constructive dialogue'. Read more…


Sydney prays in preparation for ‘Go Make Disciples’

Sydney parishes and other Eucharistic communities are being invited to participate in a prayer campaign with a new prayer card Read more…


SA sees abortion to birth bill

Faith leaders and prolife groups are warning that abortion could be made legal up to birth in South Australia. Read more…


Chilean churches burnt, looted

Local bishops supported peaceful protestors, deplore the violent groups in Santiago. Read more…


WA introduces its exclusion zone bill

Draft law to eliminate prayer vigils at abortion services in the western state. Read more…


Like a century ago, a papal encyclical tries to shed light on a dark time

Like those earlier popes, he may not be listened to until we’re much further down that dark road Read more…


Fratelli Tutti outlines vision for a better world

The Pope also criticises those who believe worship of God is enough and are untrue to what his faith demands of them Read more…


Kidnapped priest tells of harrowing ordeal

Fr Maccalli never doubted his mission, praying for those who kept him captive in Africa. Read more…


Archbishop speaks on ethics around COVID

Vaccines, employment, health care, loneliness and, for Catholics, the sacraments are all key challenges. Read more…


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