Historic meeting of Christians leaders for Middle East peace IMAGE Church

Historic meeting of Christians leaders for Middle East peace

August 01, 2018 Ashleigh Banks

Pope Francis addressed Christian leaders from the Middle East in the Italian city of Bari to pray for peace in the region.

Prime Minister Turnbull calls for firing of Archbishop Wilson IMAGE Church

Prime Minister Turnbull calls for firing of Archbishop Wilson

July 20, 2018 John Kingsley-Jones

After being convicted of concealing child sex abuse when he was a junior priest in the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle in 1976, Archbishop Wilson of the Archdiocese of Adelaide has been reluctant to resign - despite calls for him to do so.

Plenary Council 2020: defining the future of the Catholic Church in Australia IMAGE Church

Plenary Council 2020: defining the future of the Catholic Church in Australia

July 05, 2018 Britten Thompson

The Catholic Church is providing Australians with the opportunity to define the future of the Church in Australia with the Plenary Council 2020.

Pope Francis names new Archbishop of Melbourne IMAGE Church

Pope Francis names new Archbishop of Melbourne

July 04, 2018 Ashleigh Banks

Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Peter Comensoli, the Bishop of the Diocese of Broken Bay, as the ninth leader of the Archdiocese of Melbourne. He will replace retiring Archbishop Hart who has held the position since 2001.

Review: “Pope Francis: A Man Of His Word” IMAGE Church

Review: “Pope Francis: A Man Of His Word”

June 22, 2018 Brooke Robinson

“Pope Francis: A Man Of His Word” (2018) is a documentary about Pope Francis which covers the beginning years of his papacy. It is directed by Wim Wenders and is a collaboration between ‘Focus Features’ and the ‘Vatican Television Centre’.  

Pope Francis and Nicaragua: as violence escalates Pope Francis encourages communication IMAGE Church

Pope Francis and Nicaragua: as violence escalates Pope Francis encourages communication

June 06, 2018 Britten Thompson

As political unrest and violence intensify in Nicaragua, a reported 100 people have been killed, businesses have been looted and burned and police and government militias continue to clash. Amidst the conflict, Pope Francis has denounced the violence against protesters and has asked for prayers for the country’s victims and their families.

Pope Francis and the reformation of Rome IMAGE Church

Pope Francis and the reformation of Rome

May 30, 2018 Britten Thompson

Five-years into his Papacy, Pope Francis has likened reforming Rome to “cleaning the Sphinx of Egypt with a toothbrush”. Pope Francis’ remarks, which were made earlier this year amidst the splendour of Clementina Hall, were greeted with stone-faced seriousness by the gathered crowd.

The difficult-to-reach churches of Antarctica  IMAGE Church

The difficult-to-reach churches of Antarctica

May 29, 2018 Ashleigh Banks

The icy barren landscape that fills much of Antarctica is the most remote and harshest place on earth. But even in this unforgiving terrain, the explorers and scientists still find time to prioritise their faith. The eight churches used for religious practice in Antarctica are the southernmost places of worship in the world.