A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
As many as 16,000 people have sought shelter in a cathedral compound in war-torn South Sudan.
A Vatican official has praised Ghana’s “stable democracy”.
Sandro Magister says Pope Francis has a Masonic “fan club” even though he is “profoundly hostile to Freemasonry”.
Fr Hugh Somerville-Knapman describes how the English Benedictine hood was almost lost to history.
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