Cardinal Charles Bo has urged the Burmese government not to let “a handful of merchants of hatred” destroy the country’s tradition of compassion for minorities.
ISIS has burned an 80-year-old Christian woman to death in northern Iraq, according to reports.
Italian prosecutors are reportedly investigating Vatican Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia on suspicion of fraud over the sale of a castle.
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has accused Pope Francis of using a private jet.
Paul Lakeland responds to Frank Bruni’s suggestion that Catholic countries are among the friendliest to gay people.
Ross Douthat asks if the Catholic Church might end up “teaching one thing about marriage in Berlin and another … in Warsaw”.
And Eve LaPlante discovers a “Jewish art paradise” at the Vatican.
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