Amidst uncertain and tumultuous times, San Francisco’s two Jesuit parishes - St Agnes and St Ignatius - have reiterated and expanded their commitment to assist and support immigrants and refugees.
Angela Markas, a member of the Chaldean Catholic Church in Melbourne, is a young Australian woman with a deep faith and strong sense of social justice - and she has been chosen to represent young Australian Catholics at an important Vatican meeting next year.
The New Year is just days away and it’s important we aim to start the year off on the right foot - and enter into 2018 with positivity and hope.
Pope Francis issued a stinging critique of the Vatican’s top administration, denouncing a “cancer” of cliques that exist in the Church and bureaucrats that become “corrupted” by ambition and vanity.
With the hustle and bustle that has become intrinsic to the Christmas season for most of us, December is one of the busiest times of the year.