A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
The Pope has renewed his appeal for a “permanent catechumenate” for married couples.
Vietnam’s bishops have welcomed the Vatican’s new non-resident envoy.
Polish bishops will publish a document on clerical abuse later this year.
Princess Alexandra of Hanover has reportedly been removed from the British line of succession following her conversion to Catholicism.
Michael Sean Winters argues that St John Paul II “set the model for obfuscation and cover-up that became the sex abuse scandal”.
John Allen suggests Pope Francis is suffering from “an institutional trust deficit”.
And Kathy Schiffer reviews the “uplifting” new series God Friended Me.
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