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

A photo posted on Facebook appears to show that Fr Tom Uzhunnalil, a priest kidnapped in Yemen, is still alive.

The Archdiocese of Munich and Freising is preparing to open the Cause of theologian Romano Guardini, according to Italian media.

Cardinal Beniamino Stella, prefect of the Congregation for Clergy, has become the new postulator of Pope John Paul I’s Cause (French report).

Carmen Hernández, co-founder of the Neocatechumenal Way, has died aged 85.

A Canadian bishop has been reunited with his pectoral cross six years after he lost it during an assault.

Edward Feser and Joseph M Bessette argue that the Church cannot overturn its teaching on the death penalty.

And a legal clinic in California named after Pope Francis is offering its services free to the poor.

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