The Church is not “a refuge for sad people” but “a house of joy”, Pope Francis said at the Angelus yesterday (full video).
Archbishop Vincent Nichols of Westminster has said Britain’s immigration policies are undermining marriages.
Samuel Freedman joins Franciscans offering coffee, conversation and Confession at a shopping mall in Cincinnati.
And the producer of a Pope Francis biopic says he hopes Antonio Banderas will play the lead role.
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The next Morning Catholic must-reads will be on Thursday, December 19, because of Christmas deadlines