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Pope Francis reaches out in love

Pope Francis reaches out in love

SAYING, “don’t worry, we aren’t taking up a collection,” Pope Francis asked people at his weekly general audience to perform an act of charity by praying for a seriously ill 18-month-old girl named Noemi. Being part of the Church meant sharing “spiritual goods – the sacraments, charisms and charity” – including by helping someone or praying for those in need, ... Read More »

Little boy makes himself at home on stage with Pope

Little boy makes himself at home on stage with Pope

POPE Francis’ kindness to a little boy who joined him on stage during a recent address to families “should not be a surprise”, Bris-bane youth worker Jess Woodward said. Pictures and memes of a little boy who sat on the papal chair have circulated on the Internet. “I think it’s made the whole world stop and look at the Catholic ... Read More »

Archbishop reflects on first meeting with Pope Francis

Archbishop reflects on first meeting with Pope Francis

“THE impression Pope Francis gave was that he was going to make the papacy rather than have the papacy make him.“ Brisbane Archbishop Mark Coleridge said this had been a key thought during his first meeting with the Pope in Rome recently. “He is very much his own man, perhaps because he is so evidently a man of God,” he ... Read More »

Pope Francis wants to hear from you

Pope Francis wants to hear from you

CATHOLICS in Brisbane archdiocese and throughout the universal Church can give input into 38 questions on how Church teaching on marriage and family is promoted and how well it is accepted. Responses are to be summarised and sent to the Vatican by the end of January. The questions are part of a preparatory document for the extraordinary Synod of Bishops ... Read More »

Pope condemns abortion as a product of ‘throwaway culture’

Pope condemns abortion as a product of ‘throwaway culture’

IN his strongest public words to date on the subject of abortion, Pope Francis affirmed the sacredness of unborn human life and linked its defense to the pursuit of social justice. “In all its phases and at every age, human life is always sacred and always of quality. And not as a matter of faith, but of reason and science,” ... Read More »

Pope says focus on morality can obscure Gospel message

Pope says focus on morality can obscure Gospel message

IN a lengthy and wide-ranging interview with one of his Jesuit confreres, Pope Francis spoke with characteristic frankness about the perils of overemphasising Catholic teaching on sexual and medical ethics – the reasons for his deliberate and consultative governing style, and his highest priority for the Church. The pope’s remarks appeared in an interview with Jesuit Father Antonio Spadaro, editor ... Read More »

Our Lady is a WYD tour guide

VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis travelled to Rome's Basilica of St Mary Major to pray that Our Lady protect and care for everyone attending World Youth Day in Brazil and for all young people around the world.

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