Don’t just ‘be good’ – go to Mass, says Pontiff

A Catholic cannot just do good deeds and miss Mass on Sunday, Pope Francis has said. He told pilgrims at his general audience: “How can we practise the Gospel without drawing the necessary strength to do it … from the inexhaustible spring of the Eucharist?”

Step down, Cameroon prelate tells president

Archbishop Samuel Kleda of Douala has told Paul Biya, Cameroon’s president, that if he “loves his country” he will end his 35-year rule at the next election.

Poland’s bishops set up English Twitter account

The Polish Church has set up an English-language Twitter account, @ChurchinPoland, to meet growing interest from abroad.

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