A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
Cardinal Raymond Burke and Bishop Athanasius Schneider have announced a “crusade of prayer and fasting” ahead of the Amazon synod.
Police have arrested a bishop in Papua New Guinea after he criticised them on Facebook.
Cardinal Christian Tumi has welcomed a “major national dialogue” in strife-torn Cameroon.
Marie Collins describes how Vatican officials undermined the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors.
John Allen argues that “the prospect of a schism in the full-blown sense … seems remote”.
The Economist explains why non-believers pay Church taxes.
And the Orthodox Church has backed plans to raise the drinking age for strong drinks in Russia.
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