A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
If the Amazon synod calls for married priests, “the Pope would accept it”, Cardinal Walter Kasper has said.
Vladimir Putin will meet Pope Francis for the third time on July 4.
Costa Rica’s national congress is considering a bill that would force priests to violate the Seal of the Confessional.
US Bishop Michael Bransfield has been accused of misusing Church funds for “personal travel, dining, liquor, gifts and luxury items”.
Massimo Faggioli argues that American Catholicism is “moving in a different direction” to European Catholicism.
Ben Sixsmith assesses the impact of Poland’s clerical abuse crisis.
And Inés Antón Dayas explains how monks helped invent sign language.
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