A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
Pope Francis has condemned the “barbaric resurgence” of anti-Semitism.
Politicians blocking the formation of a new Lebanese government lack even “an iota of humanity”, Patriarch Bechara Boutros al-Rahi has said.
More than 67,000 Austrians left the Church last year, according to official statistics.
Catholic leaders in Kenya are urging farmers to “scare away” swarms of desert locusts.
Maria Verza and Nicole Winfield report on a new abuse crisis engulfing the Legion of Christ.
And ChurchPOP admires the bell-ringing skills of Lebanon’s Maronite monks.
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