Priest stabbed during Mass dies in hospital

A priest who was stabbed while celebrating Mass in Mexico City’s cathedral has died in hospital after falling into a coma. Fr José Miguel Machorro was attacked in May by a man suffering a “psychotic disturbance”. He is one of several Mexican priests killed this year.

Orthodox catechism defends ecumenism

A draft catechism of the Russian Orthodox Church has said ecumenical talks so far have been faithful to Church teaching, rejecting vocal Orthodox criticism.

Bishop backs army ban on transgender people

US archbishop Timothy Broglio has backed a ban on trans people in the army, saying “the dignity of the human person” must prevail.

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