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Catholic Institute of Sydney appoints first woman president in Sr Isabell Naumann Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP has appointed Schoenstatt Sister Isabell Naumann ISSM as the President of the Catholic Institute of Sydney, a key role in the Archdiocese of Sydney and the Church in Australia. Sister Naumann’s appointment is also significant as she becomes the … Continue reading Catholic Institute of Sydney appoints first woman president in Sr Isabell Naumann

Pope Francis has been a consistent and vocal personality in condemning the arms trade and urging world leaders to do the same, and he raised his voice on the issue again in his latest prayer video. Published June 2, the video begins showing two world leaders sitting at a table to sign a join-accord, exchanging … Continue reading Pope dedicates June to praying for an end to the arms trade

Francis spoke at an event to mark the close of the Year for Consecrated Life Respond to the crisis of vocations with intensified prayer, rather than despair or a lax admissions process, Pope Francis told women and men religious. He said he is tempted to lose hope, too, asking God, “What is happening? Why is … Continue reading “Prayer is the key to vocations crisis” – Pope Francis