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

Ultimate authority on liturgical translations “cannot lie with bishops’ conferences”, Cardinal Gerhard Müller has said.

A nun killed in Somalia after Benedict XVI’s Regensburg address has been declared a martyr.

The French bishops have approved the opening of the Cause of Élisabeth of France, sister of Louis XVI.

Matthew Bunson previews next week’s US bishops’ meeting (Russell Shaw).

Fr Raymond de Souza considers the problems of canonising popes.

RR Reno argues that the “Catholic Church is not set up to be countercultural”.

And Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith has asked the Sri Lankan government to ban children from attending tuition classes on Sundays.

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