A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
A Holy See delegation will meet government officials in Vietnam on Wednesday.
Filipino bishops were reportedly asked to leave a presidential ceremony marking the return of historic church bells from the United States.
A priest in Buffalo diocese has said he holds “no animosity” after he was cleared of an abuse allegation.
Andrea Gagliarducci praises Cardinal Pietro Parolin’s role in curial reform.
Sandro Magister says it has “become all too clear” how the Vatican-China deal works in practice.
Bishop Robert Barron explains why he loves a website “on whose forums I am regularly excoriated and attacked”.
And photographer Yave Dover recalls the Christmas that Pope Francis gave him a gift when he needed it most.
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