A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
Cardinal Seán O’Malley will not attend next week’s World Meeting of Families.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to “kick” the country’s bishops.
The World Meeting of Families will be a “crossroads moment” for the Irish Church, a bishop has said.
Paul Baumann asks “why so-called liberal Catholics want to embrace change by papal fiat”.
Harriet Sherwood previews the papal visit to Ireland.
And Gregory DiPippo shares the history of the little-known “Chinese biretta”.
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