The latest from the Vatican

Pope Francis greets pilgrims during his weekly general audience

Photo: St Peter's Square, May 28, 2014. Copyright Giulio Napolitano. Shutterstock Image ID 195361532


Who is Jesus?

The Eucharist is "the source and summit of the Christian life."

Photo: Shutterstock Image ID: 198634943. Copyright Africa Studio

Under the altar 3

'Suffer the little children'

The eternal, catholic, Church, based on the parishes 

Photo: Littlies under the altar in St Canice's, Elizabeth Bay, Sydney. Copyright CathNews

St Peters at Christmas

St Peter's Square at Christmas

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  • Pro-Life
    About half of Australia’s 1000 World Youth Day Panama pilgrims have made a pre-WYD stop in Washington DC to take part in the annual March for Life today. Source: CNS ...
  • Opinion
    What if there was a way to give everyone who wanted to work a full-time job, asks Catholic Social Services Australia’s Joe Zabar. Source: Pro Bono Australia. ...
  • Women
    Women from across Australia will meet in Adelaide next month to be part of shaping the Church of the future. Source: ACBC Media Blog. ...
  • Human Rights
    Two new Vatican documents have emphasised the need to step up international collaboration and prosecution of human traffickers, while also providing support to victims. Source: Crux. ...
  • Education
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    The distinguished medical career of Peter Steer began at Brisbane’s Mater Hospital and this month he will become the Mater Group’s new chief executive officer. Source: The Catholic Leader. ...
  • Film Review
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  • Bible
    The pontifical foundation Aid to the Church in Need is this year celebrating the 40th anniversary of its children’s Bible, God Speaks to His Children. ...