A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
An Italian court has rejected the Vatican Bank’s appeal against the seizure of its funds in a money-laundering probe.
Gdańsk Emeritus Archbishop Tadeusz Gocłowski has entered the row in Poland over an alleged threat to excommunicate politicians who vote in favour of IVF.
The Cause of Fr Walter Ciszek, an American Jesuit imprisoned in the Soviet Union, is said to be moving forward.
Sinéad O’Connor has suggested that the Vatican should be burned to the ground, while praising Australia’s first saint.
John Burger looks at the challenges facing Egypt’s new cardinal, Patriarch Antonios Naguib of Alexandria.
Fr Robert Sirico offers advice to the tea party movement.
Matt Rossano wonders if St Thomas Aquinas should be named patron of evolutionary psychologists.
Fr Z says that those who don’t like the new translation of the Mass in English have only one option.
And George Weigel suggests that John Paul II was one of history’s funniest popes.