A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church

Priests in Bangladesh are now required to travel with a military escort following the shooting of missionary Fr Piero Parolari.

A row about which candidate Pope Francis supports has broken out ahead of Sunday’s presidential runoff election in Argentina.

The Swiss Diocese of Basel has said it will offer a counselling service for prostitutes.

Archbishop Samuel Aquila suggests it’s better to follow the “Francis option” than the “Benedict option”.

Joanna Bogle wonders why it’s so hard to find good material for teaching children about Sunday Mass readings.

Brandon Vogt identifies three ways Pope Francis can help you draw people back to the Church.

And a 98ft tall Bavarian Christmas tree is now standing in St Peter’s Square.

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