The Broken Bay Institute (BBI) has now been established as a company limited by guarantee, to enable its continued growth and further facilitate its outreach.
John Paul II's beatification will emphasise the richness of John Paul II's personality, and the impact of his pontificate on the life of the diocese of Rome and on the whole world, says the Vatican.
The Association of Practical Theology in Oceania has held its 9th Annual Conference at the St Joseph’s Centre for Reflective Living in Baulkham Hills, with the 2012 theme of ‘Being Christian in a world with the marginalized.’
Ben Hur, the timeless story of truly biblical proportions, is about to take to a stage like no other this Friday and Saturday, as Sydney's ANZ stadium transforms into a 15,000-square metre Roman ampitheatre.
While many thousands eagerly await BEN HUR – The Stadium Spectacular, on the other side of the world in Aweil – a town in Southern Sudan – locals are just as excited about what it all might mean for their small community.
Rome Reports: With his resignation, Pope Benedict XVI reinforced that his nearly eight-year pontificate has broken barriers. His decision is likely to influence the future of his successors and the Church.
Vatican Information Service: 28 February - At 11am in the Clementine Hall, Benedict XVI greeted the College of Cardinals, whose dean, Cardinal Angelo Sodano, addressed a short farewell to the Pope on behalf of all those present.
Benedict XVI is planning to preside over the beatification rite for John Paul II on 1 May - Divine Mercy Sunday - in the Vatican.
Vatican Information Service: 28 February - This afternoon, shortly after 5pm, Benedict XVI left the Vatican for the last time as Supreme Pontiff.
Australia’s first pilgrim centre in Rome - Domus Australia - has officially opened, continuing the long established Church tradition of providing accommodation for pilgrims to holy places.