A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle has been re-elected president of Caritas Internationalis.
The Rwandan Church has rejected calls to expel clergy convicted of taking part in the 1994 genocide.
A Swiss bishop has confirmed that he will retire to an SSPX hostel.
Emma Green says that Middle Eastern Christians “serve as chips for more powerful players in the region”.
John Allen explains why Pope Francis “has real cachet in the Iranian political establishment”.
Mark Silk argues that “Catholics are moving away from President Trump”.
And Marielle Lucenio witnesses a Catholic fertility dance in the Philippines.
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