After being made redundant late last year, I took the opportunity to meet with a career advisor paid for by my former employer.
Barcelona’s famous Sagrada Familia Basilica hosted a funeral for the 150 passengers of the Germanwings flight that crashed into the French Alps in March.
Poverty is seen day in and day out in the homeless, marginalised and needy. It's something Pope Francis has highlighted throughout his pontificate. "One cannot describe poverty as something abstract. That's not how it is. Poverty is the flesh of the poor Jesus.”
An economy fails to deliver without dignity of work is the key theme of this year's Australian Catholic Social Justice Council's Pastoral Letter for the Feast of St Joseph the Worker - 1 May.
The greatest obstacle for Turkey in coming into terms with the humanitarian tragedy of 1915 is not necessarily the recognition of events as genocide but rather the simple but complicated act of collective remembrance.
It took five years to produce the film "Little Boy,” a story about love, self-improvement and family values. Actor and filmmaker Eduardo Verástegui is behind the project, which is a tale for adults but from the perspective of an eight-year-old child.
CathFamily explores the heroic contribution of Catholic military chaplains. These men worked tirelessly for the material and spiritual well being of our soldiers and continue to do so today. Featuring an exclusive interview with Military Chaplain Fr Bryan Pipins SJ, a brief history of Australian Military Chaplains and a profile of ANZAC Chaplain, Fr John Fahey.
Many films over the years have featured the character of the 'monster-mentor,' the tough elder who pushes a directee onto excellence. If we see the value of this in regard to other fields though, shouldn’t we see it in regard to the spiritual life? Fr Robert Barron discusses the movie "Whiplash" in this video.
Off the southeast coast of Sulawesi's sprawling limbs, I experienced a warmth and sense of belonging that I knew I was unlikely to find again on my journey through the South Seas. However, in a village where people are defined by their ability to catch fish, I also discovered a traditional belief system that left its disabled people badly isolated.
Kenneth Branagh’s “Cinderella” is the most surprising Hollywood movie of the year, not because it subverts the traditional fairy story, but because it presents it as a deeply Christian tale. It is also a great lesson on the importance of "courage and kindness". In a world where people are pushed to be aggressive in the way they deal with others, "Cinderella" is a refreshing change. Watch this film review by Fr Robert Barron for more.
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