Pope Benedict XVI says he is preparing for the journey home IMAGE Church

Pope Benedict XVI says he is preparing for the journey home

February 09, 2018 Britten Thompson

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI has written a rare letter in which he has alluded to being near the end of his life.

Everything you need to know about Shrove Tuesday IMAGE Church

Everything you need to know about Shrove Tuesday

February 07, 2018 Ashleigh Banks

Shrove Tuesday, or Pancake Tuesday as it is often referred to, is traditionally a feasting day before the start of Lent on Ash Wednesday.

Death is an unfortunate eventuality that affects everyone, Pope Francis counsels  IMAGE Church

Death is an unfortunate eventuality that affects everyone, Pope Francis counsels

February 03, 2018 Ashleigh Banks

Speaking in his homily at Casa Santa Marta, Pope Francis explained that thinking about death makes us see we are not the masters of our destiny.

Australian bishops warn of implications of proposed ‘espionage laws’ IMAGE Church

Australian bishops warn of implications of proposed ‘espionage laws’

February 02, 2018 Ashleigh Banks

Catholic bishops have raised concerns that new legislation cracking down on foreign interference and espionage could force church members to register as agents of the Vatican.

Former St Francis Xavier's College student to realise her Olympic dream IMAGE Church

Former St Francis Xavier's College student to realise her Olympic dream

February 01, 2018 Britten Thompson

“I love skating. I couldn’t imagine doing anything else. Really, it’s just living a daily dream everyday.”

Pope to send expert to Chile to investigate allegations of abuse IMAGE Church

Pope to send expert to Chile to investigate allegations of abuse

February 01, 2018 Ashleigh Banks

Pope Francis is sending one of the Vatican’s most respected investigators - the Archbishop of Malta, Charles Scicluna - to Chile “to listen to those who have expressed the desire to provide elements” about Bishop Juan Barros.

8 remarkable Catholic Churches around the world IMAGE Church

8 remarkable Catholic Churches around the world

January 31, 2018 Ashleigh Banks

These Catholic churches are as beautiful as they are fascinating. Take a look at our pick of the most remarkable Catholic churches around the globe.

The ‘Mother-of-Pearl Church’ celebrates its centenary year IMAGE Church

The ‘Mother-of-Pearl Church’ celebrates its centenary year

January 28, 2018 Ashleigh Banks

Few churches in Australia are more remote, or beautiful, than the Sacred Heart Church in Beagle Bay, part of the Catholic Diocese of Broome.