January 2009 - Vatican launches own 'You tube' web link
January 2009 - America's disappearing Catholic schools
August 22nd 2005: THE next
World Youth Day, the Catholic Church's international jamboree for young
believers, will be held in 2008 in Sydney, Pope Benedict XVI announced last
Simplified catechism to be released 28 June
The shortened, simplified version of the "Catechism of the Catholic Church" will be presented by Pope Benedict XVI during a 28 June liturgy at the Vatican and will be available in Italian bookstores the following day
Fatima visionary's death 'deeply moved' Pope February 5th 2005
Tsunami - Dec 2004
AUSTRALIANS have opened their wallets to the
distraught survivors of the tsunami in Asia.
Individuals and big businesses have donated more than $26.5 million to large appeals.
The Federal Government has also committed $35 million and other forms of aid.
The money promised by average Australians almost quadrupled in 24 hours from $7 million on Wednesday, and should continue to surge.
Red Cross Australia alone collected more than $3.2 million in the five hours to 5pm yesterday -- a rate of more than $10,660 a minute.
Last night, the aid organisation had raised about $14 million