As little as 10 per cent of Peter’s Pence donations are spent on charitable works, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Iraq’s Christian leaders have “unanimously cancelled Christmas-related celebrations”.
Turkey’s Armenian Church has elected a new patriarch amid claims of government interference.
Ryan Dagur reports on an abuse scandal in the Indonesian Church.
Chad Pecknold says events are “vindicating” critics of the Vatican-China deal.
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