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

Pope Francis will issue an apostolic exhortation on holiness on April 2.

‘Dictator Pope’ author Henry Sire has claimed that his suspension from the Order of Malta is “wholly illegal” (Christopher Lamb, Steve Skojec).

The number of foreign priests in Japan is growing, reports AsiaNews.

Mark de Vries presents the final testament of Cardinal Karl Lehmann.

Fr Raymond de Souza observes a striking habit of Cardinal Robert Sarah.

Glenn Stanton asks if Christians really divorce at the same rate as non-believers.

And Billy Ryan recalls the pope who was elected by accident.

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