Rumours that Benedict XVI is near death are “false and wrong”, Archbishop Georg Gänswein has said.
A hundred theologians and bishops have sent a message of support to Pope Francis (website, Paul Zulehner).
The Pope has said that he doesn’t prepare for interviews because they are “a dialogue, not a lecture”.
Filipino bishops have appealed for an end to “unfounded attacks” on a priest freed from Islamist captivity last month.
Nirmala Carvalho explains how Amoris Laetitia is being received in India.
Kevin Clarke reports on calls for the Church to recognise a “queer saint” in Brazil.
And Colleen Dulle tells the “little-known story” behind “Here I am, Lord”.
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