A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
A priest has been shot dead after Sunday Mass in the Philippines.
Polish nurse Hanna Chrzanowska was beatified on Saturday.
Vladimir Rozanskij examines the obstacles to reopening Catholic churches in Russia.
Jason Horowitz says that Francis’s message has “fallen decidedly out of sync with the prevailing political times”.
George Weigel argues that the pre-youth synod document “bore telltale marks of having been drafted beforehand”.
And David Tamisiea explains why Catholics should read the Church Fathers.
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