A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church

The US bishops have parted ways with Fr Thomas Weinandy following his critical letter to Pope Francis (statement, Catholic World Report).

Cardinal Donald Wuerl has condemned “the persistent evil of racism” in a pastoral letter (Mgr Charles Pope).

The Church in Goa has urged Catholics not to leave plastic decorations on graves on All Souls’ Day.

Ross Douthat names the winners of the Reformation.

Exorcist Fr Jeremy Davies says “no one is truly free from demonic influence”.

Matt Maher explains why he doesn’t “want God to use me”.

And New Liturgical Movement founder Shawn Tribe has launched a new web venture (home page).

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