WA introduces its exclusion zone bill


Draft law to eliminate prayer vigils at abortion services in the western state.
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Like a century ago, a papal encyclical tries to shed light on a dark time


Like those earlier popes, he may not be listened to until we’re much further down that dark road
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Fratelli Tutti outlines vision for a better world


The Pope also criticises those who believe worship of God is enough and are untrue to what his faith demands of them
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Kidnapped priest tells of harrowing ordeal


Fr Maccalli never doubted his mission, praying for those who kept him captive in Africa.
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Archbishop speaks on ethics around COVID


Vaccines, employment, health care, loneliness and, for Catholics, the sacraments are all key challenges.
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Catholic unis “at heart” of Church’s mission


Theologian saint's feast day was an opportunity to reflect on the pursuit for truth.
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Victorian Catholics want churches open


A grassroots petition requesting equal treatment for churches has reached the Victorian parliament.
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Pope meets with Cardinal Pell


Pope Francis thanks Cardinal Pell at a "cordial and warm" meeting in a private audience at the Vatican.
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Body of Carlo Acutis venerated in Assisi


Teenager's body found 'not incorrupt' but will inspire many while on display before his beatification.
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Aussie academic wins prestigious Ratzinger Prize for theology


UNDA's Dr Tracey Rowland is the first Australian to be awarded the Ratzinger Prize for Theology.
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