World Youth Day will boost the Brazilian economy by $220m (£145m, €168m) and create 20,000 jobs, organisers have said.
Bishops should not cluster parishes as if they are “downsizing a corporation”, Fr Helmut Schüller, head of the Austrian Priests’ Initiative, has said during a visit to Boston.
Emma Elliott Freire says that Christians in Brazil are divided over the merits of recent mass street protests.
Fr James Martin SJ explains that the Pope is not actually “offering indulgences in exchange for Twitter followers“.
BBC correspondent David Willey recounts his own dealings with the Vatican bank.
Follow me on Twitter @lukecoppen for updates throughout the day.
This page is available to subscribers. Click here to sign in or get access.