A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
Nigeria’s future “hangs precariously in a balance”, a bishop has said at the funeral of a murdered seminarian.
Prosecutors in the Philippines have dropped charges of sedition against four Church leaders.
Bishops have consecrated Burkina Faso to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.
Bishop Mario Grech has urged Catholics in Gozo to “start praying from today to the Holy Spirit” ahead of the papal visit on Pentecost Sunday.
Solène Tadié says that “pontifical diplomacy may be finding renewed momentum”.
And Christopher Altieri explains why up to 20 million Italians recently tuned in to a reading of the Song of Songs.
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