The parishioners at St Bernadette’s Parish at Castle Hill are excited about the election of a new pope in a quintessential Australian way: running a ‘cardinal sweep’.
Rome Reports has interviewed the The Archbishop of Sydney, Cardinal George Pell on the upcoming Conclave.
Project Compassion 2013: Vannak, 17, lives in Andong Village, the largest slum in Cambodia. Home to 8,000 people, Andong was established in 2006 when the inhabitants were driven from their homes to make way for development.
Conclave = con clave (Latin: with a key; referring to the former practice of “locking in” of the cardinals for the secret election; now, to the strict secrecy governing the procedure).
The Aged Care Workforce Compact, announced this week by Minister Mark Butler, will not see all aged care staff receive pay increases and will not change aged care’s low wage status, says Catholic Health Australia.
In a television interview in Rome for EWTN, Cardinal George Pell has described Benedict XVI as "a gentle, faithful and prayerful priest", as well as a "brilliant teacher and scholar".
Our Lady of Mercy College Parramatta’s Open Day on Friday 8 March is the chance for prospective families to tour the College facilities and discover what life is like as a Mercy Girl.
The cardinals of the Catholic Church have gathered for their first general meeting to take an oath of secrecy, pray and begin discussing some of the logistics to elect a new Pope.
The Bishop of Parramatta, Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP has opened and blessed the All Saints of Africa Centre at St Patrick’s Blacktown Parish.
Vatican Information Service: 28 February - This afternoon, shortly after 5pm, Benedict XVI left the Vatican for the last time as Supreme Pontiff.