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

Cardinal William Levada, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, has flown to Bangalore to discuss concerns about Indian theologians with the country’s bishops.

Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone has said the Vatican is following the latest allegations against Silvio Berlusconi “with great attention and concern“.

Vatican Cardinal Kurt Koch will take part in an ecumenical ceremony with Lutherans at the Basilica of St Paul Outside the Walls on Sunday as part of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.

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The Rt Rev James Langstaff, Anglican Bishop of Rochester, has issued a pastoral letter about the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham.

Ed Peters presents four options regarding continence and married clergy in the West.

Edward Pentin interviews Roman Fringeli, a former bodyguard of John Paul II.

Genevieve Pollock talks to Fr Gary Thomas, the exorcist who inspired the film The Rite, starring Anthony Hopkins.

Cardinal Roger Mahony of Los Angeles explains how he is going to spend his retirement years.

And the Nineteen Sixty-four blog wonders why fewer and fewer American girls are being called Mary.

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