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

Vatican Cardinal Pietro Parolin held talks with Metropolitan Hilarion on the first day of his Russia visit.

Papal ghostwriter Archbishop Víctor Manuel Fernández has accused Amoris Laetitia’s critics of being caught in a “death trap”.

Kenya’s bishops have backed a supreme court challenge to presidential election results.

The Economist says the Catholic Church could “transform the size of the impact-investment market”.

Victor Gaetan investigates why the Church is getting involved in the North Korea crisis.

Michael Sean Winters suggests that Cardinal Raymond Burke is inconsistent on Church teaching.

And Sophia Feingold wonders why a Catholic would want to watch Game of Thrones.

Follow me on Twitter @lukecoppen for updates throughout the day.