1.2 million turn out for Pope’s last Mass in Latin America IMAGE Church

1.2 million turn out for Pope’s last Mass in Latin America

January 23, 2018 Ashleigh Banks

Pope Francis is headed back to the Vatican after a week-long trip to Chile and Peru

An exciting and scary enterprise IMAGE Church

An exciting and scary enterprise

January 23, 2018 Michael O’Connor

Conversing with Brendon Mannyx about his life journey so far, it is hard to push away images of Abram setting off from home to a foreign land or of Ruth leaving all behind to accompany Naomi to an unknown destiny. Harder still, when Brendon tells of his pilgrimages and faith adventures overseas, to dismiss the soundtrack of leaving boats behind on familiar shores to “follow you again, my Lord”.

Amazon and its indigenous people the “heart of the Church”, says Pope IMAGE Church

Amazon and its indigenous people the “heart of the Church”, says Pope

January 22, 2018 Ashleigh Banks

Pope Francis has issued an impassioned plea to corporations to stop their relentless extraction of timber, gas and gold from God’s “holy ground”, saying “consumerist greed” should not be allowed to destroy a natural habitat vital for the entire planet.

Pope in Peru: Francis condemns violence against women IMAGE Church

Pope in Peru: Francis condemns violence against women

January 22, 2018 Ashleigh Banks

Pope Francis, who is on the second leg of his trip to Latin America, has spoken out about violence against women in Peru.

What leads people to the Catholic Faith? IMAGE Church

What leads people to the Catholic Faith?

January 22, 2018 Britten Thompson

There are many reasons people are drawn to Catholicism. Some people are born into the faith, while others embark on a meandering journey which leads to the Church. Some, as in the case of Timo Aytac Guzelmansure, a Turkish national and former Muslim whose conversion story is shared here, are inspired by Catholics they have encountered in their life.

On a wing and a prayer IMAGE Church

On a wing and a prayer

January 19, 2018 Ashleigh Banks

Pope Francis has spread the love at 36,000 feet when he married two flight attendants in an impromptu ceremony abroad his papal plane.

Pope Francis: Why the only future includes everyone IMAGE Church

Pope Francis: Why the only future includes everyone

January 19, 2018 Britten Thompson

Luke 10:25-37 tells us of a Jewish traveller who, after being stripped of his clothing and badly beaten, is left for dead near a dirt road.

Pope visits women’s prison on first day in Chile IMAGE Church

Pope visits women’s prison on first day in Chile

January 18, 2018 Ashleigh Banks

On the first day of his week-long trip to Chile and Peru, Pope Francis visited a women’s prison in Santiago.