January 17, 2020
There is “nothing" magical about saints' relics, they can help us to connect with God, says bishop.
January 14, 2020
The ministry of Eileen O’Connor was commemorated on 10 January at Coogee.
January 14, 2020
Winning a national baking reality show competition was a chance for Franciscan seminarian to evangelise.
January 13, 2020
Described as a "towering intellect" the British philosopher and author was a defender of Catholic culture.
January 13, 2020
The former pope and Cardinal Robert Sarah respond to calls for "refashioning the priesthood".
January 13, 2020
A Supreme Court Justice has overturned a court decision to suspend a movie mocking Jesus and his mother.

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