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

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I has arrived in Crete ahead of the Pan-Orthodox Council.

Burmese Cardinal Charles Bo has issued an impassioned call for peace in Kachin State.

Restoration work on the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem is revealing hidden treasures, reports Michele Chabin.

Ugandan bishops have said their fellow countrymen are “unhappy, discouraged and bitter” after a disputed election.

Roberto de Mattei suggests there is a “confusion between spiritual poverty and material poverty” in Pope Francis’s thought.

Matthew Schmitz says that “dance culture was built by choir kids and altar boys”.

And Daniel Esparza shares the “most accurate map of Dante’s Inferno” available online.

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