Cardinal George Pell will give evidence at an Australian abuse inquiry in February, two months later than planned, after his lawyer said the Vatican financial czar was suffering from a heart condition.
Cardinal Gerhard Müller shares his hopes for the Year of Mercy.
Fr Ray Blake urges Pope Francis to abandon fossil-fuelled transport altogether and ride only in electric cars.
And Thomas McDonald recalls the peculiar medieval Christmas custom of boy bishops.
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