The Most Rev Brian Mascord DD, the fifth Bishop of Wollongong “wasn’t overly keen on the priesthood” as a young man and never expected to be appointed a bishop.
Religious freedom must be enshrined in Australian law and recognised as a right, rather than an exception or an exemption.
Researchers from Australia and the United States will present their findings on how young people perceive and engage with the Catholic Church during one of a series of significant events that will be held during the Year of Youth.
Pope Francis has renewed a commission on clergy sexual abuse, confirming an American cardinal as its head, as the Vatican promises to give victims a greater say in its work.
What is the most beautiful place of worship that comes to your mind? Maybe it’s St Mary’s Cathedral in Sydney or perhaps it’s further afield - like the iconic St Peter’s Basilica in Rome or the glorious Notre-Dame in Paris. Everyone has their favourite.
Serial innovator, Elon Musk, recently catapulted the world forward in terms of intergalactic travel as he launched SpaceX, an aerospace company which will make space travel cheaper and far more accessible. Many see this as the first step in populating Mars