The Pope has permitted the first studio recording in the Sistine Chapel’s history (CD details).
Peacekeepers in the Central African Republic often seem “rather passive or unable”, Archbishop Dieudonné Nzapalainga of Bangui has said.
The influx of Muslim refugees into Europe is “an invasion”, Hungarian Bishop László Kiss-Rigó has claimed (Hungarian Spectrum).
Cardinal Raymond Burke has given a keynote address on the family synod at the Franciscan University of Steubenville (video from 18:00).
Jimmy Akin, John Allen, Miriam Krule, Edward Peters, Damian Thompson and Fr Ed Tomlinson comment on yesterday’s annulment reforms.
Tom Quigley says Francis is “facing a Cuba that has changed considerably since the last papal visit”.
And Anthony Faiola examines the “conservative rebellion” against Francis.
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