A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
Cardinal Blase Cupich has hailed the Vatican’s new norms on reporting abuse as “revolutionary”.
Jesus and the Pharisees “must have had much in common”, Pope Francis has told members of the Pontifical Biblical Institute.
Quebec bishops have criticised a pro-life leader for signing a letter accusing the Pope of heresy.
Bishop Richard Umbers criticises the Australian Labor Party’s new “reproductive health” strategy.
DW Lafferty says a sizeable minority of Catholics have fallen into an “anti-Francis vortex”.
And Karl Schmude remembers the “deeply religious and sacramental poet” Les Murray.
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