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

In the end, state-sponsored torture becomes “another form of terrorism”, Bishop Nunzio Galantino, secretary general of the Italian bishops’ conference, has said.

Mike Pence will become the first US vice president to address the March for Life today.

Ivory Coast’s youth are “increasingly disillusioned and embittered”, the country’s bishops have warned politicians.

Veteran Vatican troubleshooter Cardinal Roger Etchegaray has left Rome for retirement in his native France.

The Cause of Argentine Mother Catalina de María Rodríguez has taken another step forward.

Claire Giangravè asks if the Pope will ease Rome’s financial troubles by agreeing to pay municipal taxes on all Church property.

And Matt Vander Vennet offers 12 reasons why you should study St Augustine.

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