A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
Bishops have urged Catholics in South Sudan to join a worldwide day of prayer and fasting on Friday.
An Italian teenager has reportedly recovered from leukaemia thanks to the intercession of John Paul I.
Child psychologist Catherine Bonnet has explained why she wanted to resign from the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors (French report).
Fr Thomas Reese SJ argues that the “Vatican’s job is to make martyrdom unnecessary wherever possible”.
John Allen and Inés San Martín ask who will get the red hat next.
And Derya Little reviews a new biblical epic.
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