The Archdiocese of St Paul and Minneapolis has denied claims that it is shielding assets from potential abuse payouts.
George Weigel suggests that Cardinal Robert Sarah is “one of the adornments of the Catholic Church”.
John Allen says Vatican journalists failed to ask Ahmed al-Tayeb, grand imam of al-Azhar, one important question.
And a Colombian priest is using football to evangelise in Cameroon.
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