Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination Reviews

Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination A brilliant exploration of fashion’s complex engagement with the great art and artifacts of Catholic faith and practice Since antiquity, religious beliefs and practices have inspired many of the masterworks of art. These works of art have, in turn, fueled the imagination of …

Tasmania’s Catholic church to audit plaques to identify convicted sex offenders

Tasmania’s Catholic church to audit plaques to identify convicted sex offenders

By Tamara Glumac Posted April 13, 2018 06:43:16 Photo: The Catholic Church is looking for any more plaques like the one that featured convicted sex offender Philip Green (left). (ABC News: Peter Curtis) Related Story: Victims demand plaque depicting sex offender be removed from Catholic cathedral Related Story: Catholic Church …

Catholic Archbishop Philip Wilson may have empathised with victim’s father who ‘wanted to kill’ paedophile priest, court hears

Catholic Archbishop Philip Wilson may have empathised with victim’s father who ‘wanted to kill’ paedophile priest, court hears

Posted April 12, 2018 17:08:30 Photo: The Archbishop of Adelaide Philip Wilson is accused of concealing child sexual abuse by priest Jim Fletcher. (AAP: Dan Himbrecht) Related Story: Archbishop accused of concealing child sex abuse tries to get case thrown out again The Archbishop of Adelaide has told a court …

Catholic Archbishop of Adelaide Philip Wilson’s legal team try to get case thrown out for fourth time

Catholic Archbishop of Adelaide Philip Wilson’s legal team try to get case thrown out for fourth time

Updated April 09, 2018 13:42:18 Photo: The Archbishop of Adelaide Philip Wilson arrives at court. (ABC News) Lawyers for the world’s most senior Catholic to be charged with covering up abuse — the Archbishop of Adelaide Philip Wilson — are fighting to have the case thrown out for a fourth …

China’s underground Catholic churches resist mounting Beijing pressure to control religion

China’s underground Catholic churches resist mounting Beijing pressure to control religion

Updated April 01, 2018 08:35:54 Photo: Mindong’s underground churches are being pushed to join the “Patriotic Association”. (ABC News: Ziyuan Wang) Related Story: ‘We have restored it’: The rise of Daoism in China Related Story: Chinese Communist Party readies crackdown on Christianity On a windy evening in the hills of …

Monk’s soup and street processions: Being a Maronite Catholic on Good Friday – RN

Monk’s soup and street processions: Being a Maronite Catholic on Good Friday – RN

Posted March 31, 2018 09:10:32 Photo: These altar servers lead St Charbel’s parishioners towards the church. (ABC RN: Siobhan Hegarty) By mid-morning, thousands of darkly dressed figures are gathered in a park in suburban western Sydney. It’s Good Friday, and for Maronites — members of the Lebanese branch of the …