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

Catholic and Orthodox theologians are meeting in Italy to discuss “one of the most delicate questions” on the path to unity.

Ninety-nine per cent of earthquake victims helped by the Church in Nepal are not Catholic, the country’s apostolic vicar has said.

Metropolitan Hilarion gave Pope Francis a “very special, carefully guarded gift” yesterday, according to Rome Reports (Pravmir.com).

Andrew Higgins reports on the Russian Orthodox Church’s push “into resolutely secular members of the European Union like France”.

John Allen says it’s a mistake to see next week’s inter-religious gathering in Assisi as “another maverick initiative by a break-the-mold pontiff”.

Tom Holland explains why he was wrong about Christianity.

And Martyn Wendell hails “the beverage that fuels the Church”.

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