The lastest CathBlog from Social Justice Co-ordinator for the Catholic Diocese of Parramatta, Evan Ellis.
The organisers of World Youth Day Madrid 2011 are offering young musicians the chance to have their song heard at events during WYD.
Marist Asylum Seeker Refugee Centre has hit out at Government plans to deport failed Afghan asylum seekers back to their homeland, Catholic Communications reports.
John Paul II Named World Youth Day Patron and will be beatified on May 1 by Benedict XVI.
Security will be tight in Sydney when more than 7000 Christians from all churches are expected to attend a rally in Martin Place this week to protest the escalating violence against the Coptic Church, Catholic Communications reports.
The enormity of the month-long deluge that has swept through north-eastern Australia has left 75 per cent of Queensland flood affected - an area five times larger than the United Kingdom.
Benedict XVI is planning to preside over the beatification rite for John Paul II on 1 May - Divine Mercy Sunday - in the Vatican.
The Australian Catholic Bishops and people around Australia are united in prayer and practical support as the State of Queensland suffers its worst flooding in decades.
Nineteen Sisters of St Joseph are this week celebrating celebrating their 60th years as ‘Brown Joeys’.
The jury of the Australian Catholic Film Office has awarded its 2010 Film of the Year to Claire McCarthy’s 'The Waiting City'.