A daily guide what's happening in the Catholic Church
Patriarch Louis Raphaël I Sako has appealed for aid for Christians in the Nineveh Plains.
A Capuchin friar in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu has been declared a Servant of God.
Rocco Palmo says that the new prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples has “genuine, undisputed ‘star power'”.
Jeff Mirus praises Pope Francis’s apostolic letter on Nativity scenes.
Marcel LeJeune explains how to evangelise amid scandals.
And the Pope has described post-war cinema as a great school of humanism.
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