Friday 19 November 2010
Benedict XVI met with the College of Cardinals to discuss major issues of the Catholic Church. At the meeting were 150 cardinals from around the world. Also in attendance were the 24 new cardinals appointed on November 20 in St. Peter's Basilica.
Friday 12 November 2010
The Pope has released a document on the Bible with more importance than any other since the Second Vatican Council, it's entitled "Verbum Domini," or "the Word of God". This extensive “apostolic exhortation” reflects the ideas of the Synod on the Word of God held in October of 2008. The document was presented by three major participants in the synod.
Monday 8 November 2010
Thursday 21 October 2010
Executive manager of the John Pierce Centre, Rebecca Miller, talks exclusively to Kairos. The John Pierce Centre serves Deaf and hearing-impaired people and their families throughout Victoria.
21 October 2010
This is the church of what is being called a home away from home for Australian pilgrims in Rome. For the first time, you can see the apse in its restored state.
The Middle East is a patchwork of religions, customs and cultures. Of the 356 million inhabitants, nearly 6% are Christians. In the 17 countries that form the Middle East, Catholics are a small minority making up just over 1% of the total population.
Wednesday 29 September 2010
The Bishops Commission for Pastoral Life has established a Deaf and Hard of Hearing Committee under the auspices of the Australian Catholic Disability Council (ACDC).
Friday 24 September 2010
'Young Catholic Minute' is not just another website. It is a consulting service answering your questions about the Magisterium of the Catholic Church using arguments that are as profound as they are interesting and visually appealing.
Benedict XVI expressed during his flight to the UK that revelations of sex abuse were for him “a shock and a cause for great sadness.”
The Pope said that he does not understand how a person who has committed his life to God can fall into such perversion. For the first time, the Pope acknowledged that the action of the Church in response to clerical abuse has been neither quick nor vigilant.
In this weeks gospel Jesus tells the story of the Prodigal Son to a crowd of 'tax collectors and sinners.' The central mesage is forgiveness and humility.
click here to view a video on this gospel.
Monday 13 September 2010
The pope's next trip to the United Kingdom will be unique. Not only is it Benedict’s first visit as pontiff, but it will be the first to be accompanied by a rap soundtrack.
In the Gospel reading for Sunday 5 September, Jesus talks about discipleship, with emphasis on the importance of detachment from temporal goods.
Click here to read the Gospel and view video clip.