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

SSPX members “are Catholics on the path to full communion”, Pope Francis has said in an interview with La Croix (full text).

“Priests must lead a credible life, not one of ambitions, rigorism or do-goodery”, the Pope said as he opened the Italian bishops’ plenary meeting yesterday.

Australia’s bishops have welcomed Melissa Hitchman’s appointment as the country’s ambassador to the Holy See.

David French argues that the Little Sisters of the Poor have defeated the Obama administration at the Supreme Court.

Thomas Stark and Cardinal Raymond Burke discuss Amoris Laetitia (video).

Catholic comedy duo Jeannie and Jim Gaffigan deliver a commencement speech at the Catholic University of America.

And Rome Reports explains how to avoid Twitter hoaxes about papal deaths.

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