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

The Society of St Pius X is reportedly close to reconciliation with the Vatican (Fr John Zuhlsdorf).

The Filipino bishops have said they “unequivocally oppose” efforts to restore the death penalty.

The International Marian Association has asked Pope Francis to recognise Mary as “Co-Redemptrix with Jesus the Redeemer” (full text).

The Moscow Patriarchate has said that it now has 900 parishes outside the Russian Commonwealth.

Ross Douthat, Andrea Gagliarducci, Austen Ivereigh, Alan Jacobs, Kurt Martens and Robert Moynihan comment on the Order of Malta controversy.

Archbishop Charles Scicluna and Cardinal Donald Wuerl reflect on Amoris Laetitia.

And Tim Harford hails the “warrior monks who invented banking”.

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