Cardinal Pietro Parolin will attend this year’s Bilderberg meeting in Turin.
Cardinal Maurice Piat has criticised protesters who disrupted a gay pride march in Mauritius.
Two gunmen have shot a priest in the Philippines.
Philip Jenkins notes a “historic shift” in attitudes to prayer in Europe.
Clare Giangravè says some members of Italy’s “bizarre” new government “don’t seem to be big fans of Pope Francis”.
George Weigel deplores “the shenanigans of Cardinal Marx”.
And James MacMillan discovers “composer’s heaven” at the Vatican.
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