Pope Francis will hold “a rare joint meeting” of the heads of Vatican departments today, reports John Allen.
A petition urging Pope Francis to declare John Paul II the patron saint of sport has been launched in Britain.
Andrea Gagliarducci argues that, contrary to critics’ claims, Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone sought radical reform of the Roman Curia.
And Catholics have returned to Confession in the English Diocese of Lancaster after a priest advertised in local pubs, supermarkets and a leisure centre.
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