Requiescat in Pace Fr Barry Swift

One-time seminary lecturer Fr Barry Swift, who had spent over 50 years as a priest across the Archdiocese of Sydney, has died at the age of 86. Read more…


Sydney lay theologian Matt Tan to teach at Wagga Seminary

Dr Matthew Tan will take up the role when he moves to the New South Wales rural Diocese of Wagga Wagga Read more…


Drawn to the Land Down Under

NSW southern highlands parish and Vinnies rescue a Belgian family stranded in Australia. Read more…


Questions intensify over money flow

Mystery remains over some Vatican funds, says senator, while investigations continue. Read more…


US bishops head seeks “wisdom, courage” for President Biden

Archbishop José H. Gomez said working with the second Catholic US president will be "unique". Read more…


Sydney priest Fr Isidore Anantharaj dies aged 69

The parish of Blakehurst and Hurstville South is mourning its much-loved pastor. Read more…


Brazil bishops plead for oxygen

In one Amazon city, COVID patients are dying from lack of oxygen in hospitals. Read more…


Faithful mark Eileen’s centenary

A century after she died, Sydney’s homegrown order,  Our Lady’s Nurses for the Poor, gathered on Sunday to mark the passing into eternal life of their fou Read more…


Padre in Paris: Fr Josh’s Mission trip to France

Australia’s lone Emmanuel Community priest, Fr Josh Miechels, is embarking on a two year mission trip  to Paris Read more…


Simcha Fisher: The fairy tale of America

This has been a discouraging year. And yes, I mean 2021. There was a short spell toward the end of 2020 where I kept thinking how wonderful it was that, despite Read more…


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