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

Catholics must stand firm in the Lord, walk in hope and work to build a better world, Pope Francis said at yesterday’s Angelus (full text, full video).

The homeless had VIP seats at a Jubilee Mass in St Peter’s Basilica on Sunday (full text, full video).

Pope Francis has named Bishop Michael Yeung Ming-cheung Coadjutor Bishop of Hong Kong.

Nuncio Archbishop Christophe Pierre has told an audience in Washington DC that “the Pope is more prophetic than the Catholic bishops here today”.

Cardinal-designate Blase Cupich says it was “a very disturbing departure” that bishops criticised individual politicians by name during the US election.

Melkite Patriarch Gregory III Laham suggests that “the way of the Resurrection passes via Damascus”.

And Rome Reports admires a “massive artwork” near Castel Sant’Angelo marking the Year of Mercy.

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