Pope Francis will not attend the 2016 International Eucharistic Congress in the Philippines, Archbishop Jose Palma of Cebu has said.
The Iran nuclear deal is a “significant achievement”, Bishop Oscar Cantú has said on behalf of the US bishops (full text).
Philadelphia Church official Mgr William Lynn has been moved from the prison the Pope will visit in September.
Benedict XVI has returned to the Vatican after a two-week stay at Castel Gandolfo.
Nathan Schneider and Fr Seán McDonagh discuss whether the environment encyclical Laudato Si’ represents “an innovation” in Church teaching.
Fr Robert Barron says we must pay attention to Francis’s “prophetic speech” on the economy and “allow it to bother us”.
And George Weigel argues that “today’s ‘progressive’ Catholicism” is marked by “forms of authoritarian bullying, shaming, and exclusion that would have appalled 1950s Catholic liberals”.
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