A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
The state seizure of Catholic schools is motivated by “hatred against the faith”, Eritrea’s bishops have said.
Bishops have deplored the “crisis of trust” in Nicaragua.
The New York Times has accused French authorities of playing down the public health threat after the Notre-Dame fire.
John Allen says that for Pope Francis ecology is evangelisation.
Fr Louis Cameli asks if clericalism is truly the root of the abuse crisis (PDF).
Randall Smith wonders why Catholics have “abandoned Catholic culture”.
And Hannah Crites names the world’s most impressive Christian sculptures.
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