A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
A Coptic priest has been murdered in the street in Cairo.
The Pope will canonise 33 people on Sunday.
Massimo Faggioli argues that Francis “represents the next step in an ongoing de-sacralisation of the person of the pope”.
Brad East laments “theology’s profound loss in social and intellectual stature” (Rod Dreher).
And the Holy Father has blessed a cricket team from Argentina.
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