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

The Vatican Secretariat of State’s newly dominant role is “a wrong strategic move which must be corrected”, Cardinal Gerhard Müller has said.

Bishop Robert Barron has told Facebook employees that they should argue online like St Thomas Aquinas (full video).

Salvatore Cernuzio explains how the Church in Guam was overwhelmed by financial and sexual scandal.

Fr Thomas Reese SJ argues that the Holy See “is making a mess” of the child pornography scandal at its embassy in Washington DC.

Ross Douthat considers why there is a rise in “informal inquisitions” in today’s Church (Eduard Habsburg).

Samuel Gregg suggests that RR Reno’s critique of free markets is “seriously flawed”.

And uCatholic says you should “thank medieval Catholic monks” if you enjoy chicken.

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