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

Receiving the Eucharist is “about welcoming Jesus instead of our ego”, Pope Francis said at yesterday’s Angelus (full text, full video).

Cardinal Norberto Rivera has urged the Mexican authorities to combat a new crime wave.

The Irish bishops have announced plans to overhaul Maynooth seminary.

The Ugandan Church has opened the Cause of two White Fathers who mentored the Uganda Martyrs.

Catholics have protested against their bishops in Indonesia’s Papua and West Papua provinces.

Rennie Nahanee says a papal apology for the Canadian residential schools scandal would “carry a great deal of significance”.

And Elizabeth Bruenig praises the optimism of St Augustine.

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