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

Benedict XVI praised Blessed Pope John Paul II yesterday as he marked the end of May at the grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes in the Vatican Gardens.

A Personal Ordinariate parish will be established in Toronto, a delegate of local Archbishop Thomas Collins has said.

Archbishop Vincent Nichols of Westminster took part in celebrations marking the restoration of the prominent central London church, St Patrick’s, Soho, yesterday (photos).

A survey has found that the BBC is widely perceived to be anti-Christian.

Rocco Palmo ponders Pope Benedict’s vision for the new Pontifical Council for Promoting the New Evangelisation.

And Fr Michael Scanlan tells Tim Drake how he overcame opposition to transform the Franciscan University of Steubenville.