Francis has praised the people of Chile and Peru for “the love that you have for those who are discarded by society” ahead of next week’s papal visit.
One of Cardinal George Pell’s accusers has died of leukaemia.
Cardinal George Alencherry has apologised for “technical lapses” in controversial land deals.
And Stephen Bullivant says the Hillbilly Thomists’ debut album is “bluegrass perfection”.
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