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

Benedict XVI encouraged the faithful to discover “the power of intercessory prayer” during his general audience this morning.

Archbishop Timothy Dolan has urged politicians in New York not to legalise same-sex marriage.

The Vatican has named the first three winners of the Ratzinger Prize for theology.

Former Dominican priest Matthew Fox accuses Pope Benedict of leading “a modern-day Inquisition”.

Mark Shea tries to pinpoint G K Chesterton’s genius.

And Dan Barry tells the story of the inseparable Franciscan brothers who died on the same day, aged 92.