A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco has been elected president of the Council of European Episcopal Conferences (CCEE) and Cardinal Vincent Nichols and Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki as vice-presidents.
Cardinal Philippe Ouedraogo of Ouagadougou has permitted the baptism of babies born out of wedlock in a Year of Mercy gesture (French report).
David Agren explains why Mexico’s “religious right is rising as a political force”.
Josephine McKenna profiles papal almoner Archbishop Konrad Krajewski.
And Lyn Mettler explores a lesser-known pilgrim route to Rome.
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