The US authorities arrested a 15-year-old last month over an alleged “Islamic State-inspired attack” on Pope Francis.
More than 5,000 people are expected to attend the National Eucharistic Congress of India in November.
Fr Timothy Finigan says it’s galling that some think “mercy towards women who have had abortions is a stunning new idea that has just been thought up to shake the nasty priests out of their misogynism”.
John Blake reports on an explosion of conspiracy theories about Pope Francis and Barack Obama.
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