Latest News

Morning Catholic must-reads: 16/02/15

Pope Francis speaks during yesterday's Angelus address (AP)

Christians should be “infected by goodness and … spread the good contagion”, Francis said in his Angelus address (full video).

The Pope urged the new cardinals “to go out and seek, fearlessly and without prejudice, those who are distant” at Mass in St Peter’s yesterday (full text, full video).

The Vatican has discovered $1.5bn (£1bn, €1.36bn) in hidden assets, Cardinal George Pell has told the world’s cardinals.

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo questions plans for two new “super-departments” in the Roman Curia.

Gerald Posner urges Francis to “free the files” relating to the Holocaust in the Vatican’s secret archives.

Raphael Minder considers the Pope’s role in exposing a clerical abuse scandal in the Spanish Diocese of Granada.

And Fr Damian Ference explains why he believes that “seminarians beget seminarians”.

Follow me on Twitter @lukecoppen for updates throughout the day