St John Paul II

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

Holy Father echoes Martin Luther King as he shares vision for continent

At the bishops’ conference’s spring meeting the bishops agreed to hold the congress in 2018

The Pontiff has chosen to promote debate and diversity, rather than build unity around clearly expressed doctrine. The consequences will be enormous

Given the length of Amoris Laetitia, most Catholics are relying on second hand readings of the text

The Pope’s exhortation makes a crucial reference to John Paul II’s encyclical Familiaris Consortio

Security is expected to be extremely tight in Krakow for WYD 2016, which will take place in July

The Pope will also chair World Youth Day during his five-day visit to Poland

My visit to this wonderful cathedral has helped me to reflect more meaningfully on God’s love

The new centre at St Mary’s has the approval of the Vatican’s Secretariat of State