A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
Pope Francis has urged Catholic doctors to speak up for the right to life.
One of the Pope’s new cardinals has allegedly fathered children, according to Adelante la Fe.
Archbishop Konrad Krajewski was reportedly angry to have been named a cardinal.
Mark de Vries says the Archdiocese of Utrecht may be about to sell its ancient cathedral.
John Waters writes Ireland’s obituary.
Hannah Roberts argues that Francis is “reducing the role of priests to that of companion and advisers to their parishioners”.
And Rome Reports captures the moment Patriarch Bartholomew gave the Pope chocolates.
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