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

Pope Benedict has praised Brother Roger’s “ecumenism of holiness” on the fifth anniversary of the Taizé Community founder’s death.

Sister Marlene Weisenbeck, the outgoing president of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, has urged members to offer “a testimony of hope to the world“.

Police have recovered a relic of the True Cross stolen from Boston’s Cathedral of the Holy Cross.

The organisers of World Youth Day Madrid 2011 have created Facebook pages in 18 languages.

Peter Berger argues that the growth of Christianity in China might not be as explosive as it first seems.

Jennifer Fulwiler interviews exorcist Fr Thomas Euteneuer.

Paul Vitello marvels at the St Mary Malankara Indian Orthodox Church’s annual Assumption Day parade in New York.

James Preece suggests that the official British papal visit website logo is taken from Wikipedia.

And Reuters hails Fr Zoltan Lendvai, the world’s leading clerical skateboarder (video).