Pope Francis will honour the First World War dead in a ceremony on the Italian border with Slovenia on September 13 (video).
Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of Jos has said that he refuses to have a bodyguard despite the presence of Boko Haram.
A priest has apologised for comparing the disgraced Legionaries of Christ founder to St Mary Magdalene in a promotional booklet.
Rocco Palmo and John Thavis ponder yesterday’s major curial move.
Daniel Burke says there’s a “steely spine behind Francis’s friendly smile” (video).
Fr Robert Barron explains why he’s “chagrined” by Woody Allen’s “desperate nihilism”.
And ChurchPop marvels at a 16th-century monk automaton.
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