A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
The Holy See has urged the United to Nations to promote “a more inclusive attitude” toward space exploration.
Gay Vatican official Mgr Krzysztof Charamsa has been suspended indefinitely by his Polish bishop.
More than 40,000 people have fled their homes amid violence just weeks before the papal visit to the Central African Republic.
Matt Mazewski argues that the views of Nobel Prize-winning economist Angus Deaton only make sense “through the lens of Catholic social thought”.
And Sarah Laslow explains why an elephant was buried in the Vatican.
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