Sixteen martyrs of the Archdiocese of Barcelona will be beatified in the Sagrada Família on Saturday (Catalan report).
The Catholic Church in Guam has said it plans to file for bankruptcy.
The Vatican has reportedly placed unofficial restrictions on Cardinal Raymond Burke and Bishop Athanasius Schneider, according to Marco Tosatti.
Gunmen have kidnapped a priest and three others in Nigeria’s Delta State.
An Indian diocese has said it will not fund the defence of a bishop accused of rape.
Fr Matt Malone SJ gives thanks for “the gift of Avery Dulles”.
And Billy Ryan reveals Padre Pio’s “secret weapon”.
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