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

An archbishop has received death threats after helping to negotiate a peace deal in Colombia.

Cardinal Stanisław Dziwisz has lamented that “after 25 years” Poles “are fighting again”.

Denver archdiocese has launched the Cause of an ex-slave.

Kidnappers are demanding a ransom for the release of a priest in Nigeria’s Delta State.

George Weigel defends “a scintillating spiritual writer” from “the PC Stormtroopers”.

Ross Douthat, Edward Feser, Rodrigo Guerra López, Joseph Shaw and Aaron Taylor comment on the dubia.

And Shaun McAfee admires Dominican friars playing ice hockey on a frozen pond.

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