Russian President Vladimir Putin has thanked Pope Francis for yesterday’s “very substantive” talks.
The Syro-Malabar Church will hold an emergency synod today.
Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò has accused the Pope of ignoring accusations against “the third most powerful figure at the Vatican”.
Mattia Ferraresi argues that Matteo Salvini has “has occupied a space that the Church left unguarded” (Rod Dreher).
Charlotta Smeds talks to Sweden’s “Mother Teresa”.
JD Flynn says that much official Vatican commentary on the Amazon synod is “stilted, jargon-laden and difficult to understand”.
And Inés San Martín meets the bagpipe-playing bishop with a diocese the size of France.
Follow me on Twitter @lukecoppen for updates throughout the day.
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