This program is about a grandmother whose recovery from terminal illness became central to the declaration of Australia's first saint.
We look at Jeff Gambin, a retired business man and gourmet chef, who devoted his life to the homeless, feeding them and helping them get back into society and find jobs.
Every December Jean and Peter Ridley hook up their "Caravan of Hope" to bring Christmas cheer and joy (and toys for kids!) to the people of the bush.
Q&A puts punters, pollies and pundits together in the studio to thrash out the hot issues of the week. It's about democracy in action - on Q&A the audience gets to ask the questions.
Every day in Australia over 40 000 patients are in hospital. While medicine tends their bodies, hospital chaplains tend their souls.
Miracles is a series of epic tales of survival.
Australians get a bad rap overseas, and our stocks seem especially low in India. In fact, a sizeable chunk of India’s 1.2 billion people think Aussies are dumb, drunk and racist.
Sheikh Khalil Chami advises frustrated suburban Australian women on how they can get divorced.
There’s a growing resistance - particularly among young Bali locals - to rampant development on the island and tourism at any cost so they’re mobilising.
100 Australian women from all walks of life travel to Nepal to volunteer for a house building project that will change lives; and maybe even their own.
On the 50th anniversary of Vatican II this program revisits the historic three year council that changed the Catholic Church, and examines the ongoing repercussions of its reforms.
Storytellers of the Pacific is about indigenous people in the Pacific – their cultures, spirituality, histories, experiences and survival after colonisation.
The magical religions, the alternative paths in spirituality alert us to the fact that a great mystery defines and overrides our existence." says Nevill Drury author and long time observer of the N
Australian Anglicans have been invited to join the Catholic Church under a new Papal initiative called the Ordinariate. So, who’s joining and why?
How African dads in Australia are coping with the challenges of a life in a new land where age-old cultural expectations may no longer apply.
Geraldine Doogue investigates the child sexual abuse crisis in Australian churches from the groundbreaking 1992 Compass program The Ultimate Betrayal to Julia Gillard's Royal Commission announcemen
Compass delves behind the aprons and funny handshakes to find out how Australian Freemasons are reinventing themselves to survive in the 21st Century.
Devastated by a soaring rate of youth suicide, the Indigenous people of Rockhampton decided to act.
The series "From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians" is a historical documentary series that tells the epic story of the rise of Christianity.