A Holy Door will be opened on the Italian island of Lampedusa on Saturday.
The number of Austrian Catholics appears to have stabilised, according to new official figures (German report).
Fr Dwight Longenecker explains what the US Episcopal Church’s suspension from the Anglican Communion means for Catholics.
Bishop Rudolf Voderholzer of Regensburg distances himself from a German bishops’ conference document on gender released without his knowledge.
And John Cornwell says the Catholic world can be divided into “neats” and “scruffies”.
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