The Church in Norway has wrongly registered “at least a thousand” people as Catholics, a bishop has admitted.
The Economist says there are probably more Christians in China “than there are members of the 87m-strong Communist Party“.
Fr Shay Cullen tells the disturbing story of a boy called “Francisco”.
Phil Lawler spots a “revealing ‘error’” in the official English translation of the synod’s final report.
And 42 per cent of Catholics in Metro Manila say they are “happy” Pope Francis is visiting the Philippines in January.
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