A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, former nuncio to the United States, has added his name to a statement calling Communion for the remarried “alien” to the Catholic faith.
The Archbishop of Lagos has called for renewed efforts to release six kidnapped nuns.
The Russian Orthodox Church has opened 30,000 places of worship in the past 30 years.
Andrea Gagliarducci foresees a “gang war” among Pope Francis’s collaborators.
John Allen names the five “most under-covered Vatican stories” of the past year.
And a new digital organ has been installed in St Peter’s Basilica.
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