A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
Pope Francis will visit Uganda and the Central African Republic in November, the Vatican has confirmed.
Vatican Cardinal Giuseppe Versaldi has denied claims that he diverted €30m (£21m, $34m) in state funds to save a Church-run clinic.
John Allen, Angela Ambrogetti, Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, Ross Douthat, Anthony Faiola and Chris Mooney, Giles Fraser, David Gardner, David Gibson, Leroy Huizenga, Holman Jenkins, Phil Lawler, Cardinal Seán O’Malley, Charles Moore, Chad Pecknold, Ted Widmer and Fr John Zuhlsdorf reflect on the new encyclical.
Jason Jones and John Zmirak appeal for more disunity in the pro-life movement.
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