A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
The new Vatican “super-dicastery” for Laity, Family and Life has published its statutes.
The Irish “do not want” a liberal abortion regime, Archbishop Eamon Martin has said.
Austen Ivereigh says an “obscure five-page” document explains the Pope’s approach to Chile’s abuse crisis.
Sandro Magister previews a “never-before-published text” by Benedict XVI.
Andrea Gagliarducci suggests that Magnum Principium will lead to an “increase in Masses celebrated in regional languages”.
And Shaun McAfee explores the hidden Catholic themes in five classic films.
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