Les Murray the mystic remembered

Australia’s poet Les Murray was a mystic who regarded all reality as “suffused with the presence of God”, says Fr Paul McCabe. Read more…


Bishops back gender clarity call

Catholic bishops have welcomed the Vatican’s recent statement that gender is fixed from birth. Read more…


Priesthood is ‘something big’

Two young Aussies were ordained for the Pauline Fathers in a moving ceremony at Penrose Park. Read more…


Thousands gather for Tiananmen vigil

Hong Kong's largest crowd gathered for the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre. Read more…


Cardinal Pell appeal gets underway

A Melbourne court has begun hearing Cardinal George Pell's appeal against conviction for child sexual abuse. Read more…


Order of Malta takes on big challenges

Ancient order considered pressing social issues during its national assembly in Sydney last week. Read more…


Archbishop reveals precious moments of priesthood

While speaking at a recent lunch for student leaders, Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP spoke of the profound experiences he has had as a priest, including having a Read more…


Howard enters fray on religious freedom

Former prime minister warned against removing exemptions in anti-discrimination laws. Read more…


Subscribers pull the plug on Netflix

Australian pro-life groups are supporting a growing boycott of popular streaming service. Read more…


Pope strengthened by talks with BXVI

Pope Francis says talks with the Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI give him strength. Read more…


Read more…