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

Cardinal Seán O’Malley has said that he hopes to “improve the communication and cooperation” between the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors and the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.

New York archdiocese is seeking approval for a $100 million loan to pay clerical abuse victims.

US Vice President Mike Pence will deliver this year’s commencement address at the University of Notre Dame.

Ukrainian children have received aid thanks to Pope Francis.

Chasing “likes” on social media is “a real disease”, Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill has warned young people.

Marie Collins says the Vatican’s abuse failings must not become a “political football” (Massimo Faggioli, Cardinal Donald Wuerl).

And Brazilian goalkeeper turned priest Carlos Gomes will take part in this year’s Clericus Cup.

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