Priestly celibacy is “a decisive grace that characterises the Latin Catholic Church”, Pope Francis has said in a new book on St John Paul II.
The Pope has hosted a meeting between debt-laden Argentina and the International Monetary Fund.
A bishop has denied “that forced conversion is taking place in Uttar Pradesh or anywhere in India” in response to Hindu nationalist claims.
The Vatican has ordered a further investigation into the conduct of US Bishop Michael Hoeppner.
Belgium’s Catholic universities will train imams in “the fundamental values of the Belgian state”.
Giacomo Galeazzi says that Archbishop Georg Gänswein is a “almost a ‘third pope’”.
And filmmaker Brian Shields explains why he abandoned his Hollywood career.
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