Papal in-flight press conferences are counter-productive and unnecessary

No one can be sure – and perhaps we shouldn’t read too much into them anyway

Francis speaks of ‘lesser evil’ in response to question on contraception

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Brazil talks of ‘a huge national mobilisation’ against the mosquito but this is likely to remain but a dream as the government has repeatedly failed the governed

Salvadoran bishops have not responded to a government recommendation made in response to the Zika outbreak

As the virus spreads across Latin America, will the Catholic Church keep its thoughts to itself?