More than three quarters of US Catholics have a “favourable” view of Pope Francis, but a quarter say he is “naïve”, according to the Pew Research Center (Joan Frawley Desmond).
Cardinal Walter Brandmüller has accused German bishops of a “wholly dishonest ploy” on Communion for non-Catholic spouses.
Cardinal Pietro Parolin has signalled the Vatican’s concern over Italy’s election results.
Kerala’s high court has ordered a police probe into a land deal involving Cardinal George Alencherry (TA Ameerudheen).
Catherine Soi reports on Muslims sheltering in a Catholic compound in the Central African Republic.
Massimo Faggioli asks if liberal theologians are ready to “offer an alternative to the current neo-traditionalist vision of the Catholic tradition”.
And Stephen Beale wonders why we close our eyes to pray.
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