September 20, 2018
Pope Francis meets Bono

Pope Francis meets Bono

U2 front man Bono had a private audience with Pope Francis at the Vatican Wednesday afternoon, saying afterward the Holy Father was “incredibly gracious with his time, his concentration.”Speaking to journalists […]

Ending street sleeping in Sydney

Ending street sleeping in Sydney

The former Homelessness Czar in the UK has challenged the city of Sydney to “have a bloody good go” at putting an end to homeless people sleeping rough on its streets. […]

Student ‘En Garde’ for the 2018 Games

Student ‘En Garde’ for the 2018 Games

Robert Ciccarelli lives by the sword – literally! The talented teenager is Australia’s top ranking fencer in his age division and one of three representatives from Sydney Catholic Schools heading to […]

Casting on to Help Those Most Deserving

Casting on to Help Those Most Deserving

Untangling faith and stitching it up in everyday life is what Mary Westall does. The Family Educator at St Charles’ primary school at Waverley has introduced a knitting club at the […]

Pope calls ‘unusual’ meeting on abuse

Pope calls ‘unusual’ meeting on abuse

Archbishop Mark Coleridge has welcomed Pope Francis’ call a meeting of the presidents of the world’s Bishops Conferences on abuse.


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    Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Education Minister Dan Tehan today announced the Federal Government’s changes to education fundi...

  • Fr Khoi’s gift after time in ‘a quiet place’

    Fr Khoi Doan Nguyen says there have been a few big mysteries in his life; one is how he came to be a priest when he had originally p...

  • Canon law change needed

    The 1983 Code of Canon Law did not anticipate crimes being committed by bishops that could result in their laicisation, according to...

  • Awards for student leaders

    Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP today presented the Archbishop of Sydney Awards for Student Excellence 2018 to 49 senior students from ...

  • Victorian Confession seal fight is looming

    Archbishop Peter A Comensoli of Melbourne has confirmed his commitment to maintain the seal of confession after the Victorian gover...

  • 400km road trip to help friends

    That’s an awful lot of snags. Parishioners of Our Lady of Fatima, Kingsgrove, combined their love for the ubiquitous sausage sizzl...

  • Slice of Paris in Sydney

    A public lecture about the interplay of faith and reason drew almost 100 people into a little slice of Paris in the middle of Sydne...

  • “A beautiful path to heaven”

    Newly professed Dominican, Sr Moana Grace OP, says religious life is a “gift” and “a beautiful path to heaven.” As reported ...

  • Housing a human right

    Australia’s Catholic bishops have called on all levels of government and the community to work together to address rising rates of...

  • Education in Australia – where are we headed?

    In the late 19th century, Mary MacKillop was revolutionising education. She was a woman who believed that education should be access...