The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith “wasn’t consulted or even informed” about a new Vatican tribune judging bishops accused of mishandling abuse allegations, reports Nicole Winfield.
The “vampire fad” among youngsters in Mexico is “very close to Satanism”, exorcist Fr José Antonio Fortea has said.
Two thirds of Russians are in favour of further meetings between Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill, a new poll has found.
Pope Francis has told Italian journalist Antonio Socci that he is grateful for his highly critical new book The Last Prophecy: An Open Letter to Pope Francis in Times of War.
John Allen asks why bishops who are sceptical of Francis are portrayed as “disloyal and saboteurs”.
Jackie Vaughn explains how the Church helped her cope with the “very real and painful experience” of miscarriage.
And Matt Giles profiles the Basketball Hall of Famer whose biggest supporters are two elderly nuns.
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