The Pope is still considering whether to visit the Central African Republic this year, a Vatican spokesman has said.
Archbishop-elect Charles Scicluna of Malta has unveiled his new coat of arms, with the motto “faithful and truthful”.
Edward Pentin asks if synod organisers are “stacking the deck again”.
Blogger The Sensible Bond predicts that Francis “will ‘do something’ about priestly celibacy” in 2016.
And the Pope is now a member of the world’s largest Ferrari Formula One fan club.
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