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

‘The Holy Father spoke with everyone; a smile and a word of support for each’

Archbishop Caccia will succeed Archbishop Bernardito Auza

Tensions are reportedly running high between French authorities overseeing the rebuilding of Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris

The US joined countries such as Brazil, Poland and Hungary in opposing the focus on so-called ‘reproductive rights’

The new vice president of the US bishops’ conference says he wants to bring a spirit of evangelism to the organization

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

Fr Juan Antonio Guerrero Alves succeeds Cardinal Pell, whose term expired in February

A group broke into an Irish Carmelite monastery during the daytime, vandalised its chapel and shouted slurs at the elderly nuns who lived there

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of Brooklyn is rejecting an allegation that he sexually molested a minor in the 1970s, calling it a ‘false allegation.’

A national third-party reporting system for allegations of abuse, neglect, or misconduct against bishops could be activated by February 2020

The influence of St Aidan and his fellow Irish monks is too enormous to ignore

The intrinsic good of human life is an unchangeable truth – thank goodness for the bishops who recognise it

Michael Ashcroft has written a shrewd yet sympathetic portrait of an intriguing politician

Even while battling cancer, Cardinal George was also leading the bishops in their defense of freedom

Whistleblowers were discouraged from bringing counsel to their interview sessions

The former presidential candidate believes Catholic social teaching can help heal the nation’s divisions

St Thomas Aquinas and Pope Francis are right to warn of this capital vice

Fr Morey was caring for an eternal soul, guarding a man from bringing judgment upon himself

Cardinal Stickler reminds us that celibacy is of apostolic origin and has been the constant ruling of the Church

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