The Church has never been “perfectly in order … without confusion”, Pope Francis said yesterday.
Cardinal Vincent Nichols is unable to give evidence to the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse in England and Wales due to illness.
Portugal’s bishops are debating a new document on marriage and the family (Portuguese report).
Rocco Palmo reports on the “disarray” at the US bishops’ meeting in Baltimore.
Fr Raymond de Souza welcomes prayer’s new prominence at the bishops’ gathering.
Bishop Marcello Semeraro previews the new constitution for the Roman Curia.
And James Hadley argues that “noble simplicity” is a myth.
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