The Brazilian bishops have created a commission to study the ordination of married men as priests, with Francis’s blessing.
Australian Catholic education officials have urged parents not to vote for the Greens in elections in the state of Victoria tomorrow.
Cardinal Paolo Romeo of Palermo has reportedly refused to confirm the son of a notorious mafia boss.
The Economist examines the finances of the American Catholic Church.
Fr Dwight Longenecker names his favourite movie popes.
And John Hooper reports on the debate over whether Pope Francis said dogs go to heaven at Wednesday’s general audience.
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