A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
A bishop in South Sudan has welcomed a ceasefire but said that conflict has “devastated” the country.
Men armed with machetes have attacked a pastoral centre in Nicaragua.
Efforts to create an autonomous Ukrainian Orthodox Church are “extremely dangerous”, Russian Orthodox Metropolitan Hilarion has said.
Cardinal Gerhard Müller argues that the Church is currently “experiencing conversion to the world, instead of to God” (Maike Hickson).
Massimo Faggioli says no one can deny that the post-Vatican II era is a “messy one, full of tension and uncertainty”.
Kevin Di Camillo explains how an atheist created the doors of St Peter’s Basilica.
And Rome Reports captures the moment 14 new cardinals met Benedict XVI.
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