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

President Raúl Castro has attended the opening ceremony of the first new seminary in Havana since the Cuban Revolution.

At least two Catholic priests have gone missing in Sri Lanka in the past four years, a bishop has told a commission investigating the country’s civil war.

Benedict XVI has sent a message to the plenary assembly of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace that “integral human freedom” will only be achieved through charity.

The Pope met members of the Anti-Defamation League after his general audience yesterday (video).

A poll has found that 74 per cent of Irish Catholic women don’t feel valued by the Church.

Nineteen Sixty-four analyses Catholic voting patterns in the mid-term elections.

George Neumayr reflects on the Pope’s striking meditation at the start of the Synod of Bishops for the Middle East.

And two American Catholic universities have banned the sale of plastic water bottles on campus.