Gossip “destroys” dioceses, Pope Francis has said in an address to the Apostolic Confederation for the Clergy.
An ISIS-linked group has allegedly said it will target the Vatican at Christmas.
The Pope has reportedly approved the construction of a new Syriac church in Istanbul.
Iraq needs a new constitution to guarantee religious freedom, Bishop Shlemon Warduni has said.
Fr Raymond de Souza says a change on married priests “is almost certainly coming in a few years”.
Aida Edemariam asks if Australia will soon require priests to break the confessional seal.
And Alita Maria Covel Ngo explains how she became a Carmelite.
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