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

Pope Francis is urging Catholics to pray for users of social networks this month.

Deliberately missing Sunday Mass is a “grave sin” requiring Confession, Archbishop Leo Cushley has said.

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed has invited Pope Francis to visit the United Arab Emirates.

Inés San Martín says Spain’s new prime minister presents a challenge for the Church.

Maike Hickson asks if Archbishop Victor Manuel Fernández’s appointment to La Plata is an act of “revenge”.

Eric Kelsey talks to veteran film reviewer Sister Rose Pacatte.

And Cicero Morae explains how she reconstructs saints’ faces.

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