A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Benedict’s vision of Christian love in Deus Caritas Est warns us against those who claim we have a ‘duty of hatred’

Bishop Vecchi said that, while the inclusion of a boat might be justified, the crib was an essential sign of Jesus’ humbling Himself

The cardinal said that many migrants see the Church as the only institution which thinks of them

The cardinal said political leaders need to look at what we gain from migration, as well as the problems we confront

Bishop Ägidius Zsfikovics said he understood people’s concerns, but the Christian answer could not be fences and walls

Francis was speaking after reciting the Angelus in St Peter’s Square on Sunday

The Pope spoke to members of the diplomatic corps in the Vatican’s Apostolic Palace

Pope Francis discussed migration, terrorism and mercy during his annual address to diplomats

Pontiff urges Central American nations to show ‘generosity’ towards migrants seeking to enter United States