A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle has implicitly criticised Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte at the start of a Christmas novena.
Edward Pentin says Iraqi Christians are still facing intimidation.
John Allen previews the Pope’s address to the Roman Curia on Friday.
George Weigel says a “seismic event in world Christian history” occurred this month.
Stephen Bainbridge argues that the corporate world can teach the Church how to hold bishops accountable.
And Richard Szczepanowski celebrates the 200th anniversary of Silent Night.
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