DUBLIN (CNS) – At least one order of Irish nuns and the primate of all Ireland welcomed a report from … Read More about Irish sister, archbishop apologise for historical treatment of unwed mothersRead More
SAO PAULO (CNS) – In one day, the Catholic Church on two continents lost two leaders to Covid-19. Both men … Read More about Cardinal and Archbishop die of Covid-19 on same dayRead More
Unless a settlement can be reached early next year over integrated schools being left out of a $396million funding package … Read More about Judicial review sought over school funding packageRead More
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The constant comparison as well as false reports of division between Pope Francis and retired Pope … Read More about False narrative of papal division ‘harmful’, former doctrinal chief saysRead More
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Recognizing “the gifts of each baptized person” — women and men — Pope Francis ordered a … Read More about Pope amends canon law so women can be installed as lectors, acolytesRead More
New Zealand’s Catholic bishops have expressed their openness to have priests training for the Holy See’s diplomatic corps doing their … Read More about Holy See trainee diplomats would be welcome in NZRead More
VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Pope Francis offered prayers for the people of the United States “shaken by the recent siege … Read More about Pope discusses US Capitol occupation and Covid vaccineRead More
ROME (CNS) – The breach of the US Capitol on January 6 sent shock waves around the world. As Archbishop … Read More about Assault on US Capitol shocks churchesRead More
by PETER GRACE CHRISTCHURCH — After nearly two years of use in one diocese, a New Zealand-made pre-marriage programme is expanding its reach.
ADELAIDE — About 140 leaders of religious institutes and lay partners gathered in Adelaide from 26-29 June for the 36th national assembly
by PETER GRACE AUCKLAND — European Union diplomats, politicians and other dignitaries had front-row seats at Mass at St Patrick’s Cathedral
by MICHAEL OTTO THAMES — The mornings might be frosty of late, but the spirit of about a dozen sidewalk pro-life witnesses in Thames is cheery.
by MICHAEL OTTO The first bishop of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church to visit New Zealand has heard of the deep love that migrants who belong to this rite have