A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
Church leaders have urged Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte to “stop the verbal persecution of the Catholic Church” after a spate of attacks on priests.
Australia’s attorney general has expressed support for laws that would force priests to violate the seal of Confession.
Pupils at Catholic schools in Madhya Pradesh are reportedly fearing harassment by Hindu nationalists.
Rocco Palmo says that the Pope still faces three critical personnel decisions in Chile.
Massimo Faggioli argues that Francis has introduced “no radical change in the governance of the Church”.
Michael Wright explains how Latin Mass has helped his attention deficit disorder.
And Belgian students have moved into a monastery to concentrate on exam revision.
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