A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
Swedish Cardinal Anders Arborelius has received “a personal threat from a nationalistic group” over his support for migrants.
Venezuela’s bishops have accused the authorities of leading the country down “a path of self-destruction”.
Fr Philippe Lefèbvre says that psychoanalyst Mgr Tony Anatrella “held French Catholicism in his ideological grip for 30 years, while the bishops knew of his abuse”.
Francesco Sisci argues that in its talks with China the Church is facing risks “a million times that of the scandals over sexual abuse by priests” (Zhang Yu).
Massimo Faggioli discusses “important new facts about the drafting of Humanae Vitae”.
Sandro Magister says the working document for October’s youth synod remains “semi-secret”.
And Kathy Schiffer asks why Christian artists are drawn to “flying, fluttering, squawking peacocks”.
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