Those who believe they are upholding the faith by pointing their finger at others may have a certain ‘religiosity,’ but they have not embraced the spirit of the Gospel, Pope Francis has said, during a visit to the island of Malta last week.
Dozens of Peel residents have kicked off the new year with fresh hope after a local Vinnies financial counsellor Liza Chatterton (picture) had over $1 million of their debts waived in 2021. By Jill Mather.
This year Catholic Mission is thrilled to celebrate the Bicentenary of the Society of the Propagation of the Faith, and the beatification of its founder, Pauline Jaricot who, as a young, faith-filled woman that desired to support missionaries around the world, founded the Society in 1822.
Aid to the Church in Need Head of Press Maria Lozano has last week interviewed Apostolic Nuncio to Ukraine, Archbishop Visvaldas Kulbokas about the situation in Kiev, the humanitarian crisis, solidarity among the population and the drama of war.
In his 2022 Lenten Message, Pope Francis has said Christians are called to sow goodness their entire lives, but even more so during Lent.
Christians must resist “concupiscence,” the tendency to sin, which is a weakness that leads to “selfishness and all evil and finds in the course of history, a variety of ways to lure men and women into sin,” he wrote.
Pope Francis has last week appointed Australian Apostolic Nuncio Archbishop Tito Yllana as the new Apostolic Nuncio to Israel and Cyprus and Apostolic Delegate in Jerusalem and Palestine. By Vatican News.
A catechist always must teach what the church teaches and that includes the vision and teachings of the Second Vatican Council. It must focus on leading people to a personal relationship with Christ and building a community of believers where the talents of each person are valued and where all go out to share the Gospel and serve the poor, Pope Francis said.
Sydney’s Auxiliary Bishop Terence Brady recognised the great courage and unfailing service to others, endured by Eileen O’Connor despite living with great personal suffering herself, at a special mass held on 10 January 2021, to mark the centenary of her death, as she remains on the path to becoming Australia’s second saint.