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

The founder of Miles Jesu was dismissed in 2007 because of his “totally unacceptable” behaviour, the priest in charge of reforming the Ecclesial Family has said in a major statement.

Dr Kenneth Howell, who was sacked for explaining Catholic teaching on homosexuality, will be reinstated at the University of Illinois.

The proportion of Spaniards who say they are Catholic has fallen to 73 per cent from around 80 per cent eight years ago,

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Organisers of the Pope’s visit to Britain have chosen Mary’s Meals and Marie Curie Cancer Care as the two official charities for the state visit to Scotland.

Pope Benedict will be presented with a locket of Mary MacKillop’s hair when she is canonised on October 17.

Benedict XVI watched a German documentary about the first five years of his pontificate yesterday.

Vitaliy Portnikov suggests that Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia is “a would-be Orthodox Pope“.

Priests in America say that viewing pornography is now “the No 1 sin they are hearing from men in the confessional”.

Mark Shea discovers some censored documents from the Legion of Christ on the Wikileaks website.

And an Anglo-Catholic parish has received tickets to the Newman beatification Mass as a sign of encouragement as parishioners consider joining the Ordinariate.

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