The Vatican has revealed for the first time that it owns 4051 properties in Italy and about 1120 abroad, not including its embassies around the world.
The WA Government has backflipped on a decision to bar a controversial Christian group from hiring a theatre in regional WA— a decision LGBTQIA+ groups have warned will have “dangerous” consequences.
Pope Francis has returned to the Vatican, more than a week after undergoing surgery at a Rome hospital to remove half of his large intestine.
The Australian Christian Lobby has compared the State Government to the Chinese Communist Party after officials cancelled one of its religious events at the publicly-owned Albany Entertainment Centre.
Michael Traill and Briana Fiore
Why would a fully-vaccinated academic who lives in Perth be barred re-entry from Queensland when thousands come to WA each week — many of whom were granted exceptions for more spurious reasons?
Youth With A Mission Perth — the Christian group which told students to ‘cough out’ spirits that ‘caused’ same-sex attraction — says it has attended Perth public schools to ‘mentor at-risk youth’.
The Vatican says Pope Francis is gradually resuming work but remains in hospital as he continues his recovery from a major intestinal operation.
Pope Francis is walking, working and has celebrated Mass at a Rome hospital where he also will deliver his Sunday weekly blessing while recovering from surgery.
A dead Catholic priest who once said he was astonished there were paedophiles in the clergy has been accused of sexually abusing children.
Pope Francis underwent three hours of surgery on Sunday for what the Vatican said was a narrowing of the large intestine.
An ex-student of Youth With A Mission has revealed how she was told to repent ‘for bringing the spirit of death’ after she attempted suicide as a result of the shame they made her feel for being gay.
A Perth religious group at the centre of shock allegations, including that it failed to report a sex assault and utilised troubling rituals, has spoken amid the claims. READ THE RESPONSE IN FULL HERE.
Insiders claim Youth With A Mission Perth failed to report a sex assault, blamed victims and housed rugby league rapist Jarryd Hayne without warning female members amid a series of troubling rituals.
Some 1500 people have braved a cold morning for the nude winter solstice swim in Hobart as part of winter festival Dark Mofo.
An overhaul of Australia’s religious discrimination laws will be brought to Parliament by Attorney-General Michaelia Cash before the year’s end.
The Supreme Court of Queensland has approved a contract for the Presbyterian Church's receivers to sell three of its five aged-care homes in the state.
Pope Francis refuses to accept the resignation of German Cardinal Reinhard Marx, who offered to quit over the "catastrophe" of sexual abuse by clerics.
George Pell says he is buoyed by being a retired Vatican cardinal in Rome as he tries to put back together a life and career upended by criminal trials.
A second year of COVID-19 restrictions have made for a subdued end to Islam's holiest month in countries such as Indonesia.
The Presbyterian Church of Queensland, which runs aged-care homes and schools, has called in receivers after a restructure failed to improve its position.
Perth could be the location for a far-right terror attack in the next 12 months unless more is done to deradicalise WA’s disaffected youth, Anne Aly has warned.
WA’s highest court has made history with a ruling on compensation for a seriously ill man who was abused at the hands of the Christian Brothers.
Some of the world's millions of Orthodox Christians have celebrated Easter at in-person events after most were cancelled last year amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Christian Thiele and Ramadan Al-Fatash
The Catholic Dioceses of Victoria have called for public feedback on Pathways Victoria, its proposed new model for responding to abuse claims.
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