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

The world’s religious leaders will join Pope Francis in Assisi today for the World Day of Prayer for Peace.

A national Catholic university has opened in Vietnam.

The blood of St Januarius liquefied again in Naples yesterday.

Eastern Catholic Churches remain “the main stumbling block” to Catholic-Orthodox unity, Metropolitan Hilarion has said.

Mary Jo Anderson, Matthew Schmitz and Damian Thompson reflect on the Pope’s letter on Amoris Laetitia.

Bishop Robert Barron reports back from “baby bishop school” in Rome.

And Mark Lawson wonders why so many writers are gripped by papal intrigue.

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