A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
Pope Benedict will visit Rebibbia Prison in Rome on December 18, the fourth Sunday of Advent, the Vatican announced today.
The German Church is to sell its stake in a company that publishes pornographic books after Cardinal Joachim Meisner said: “We cannot earn money during the week with what we preach against on Sundays.”
Three Italian Capuchin missionaries have died in a car accident in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
George Weigel calls for “a major downsizing of the Irish dioceses“.
UCA News profiles a Hong Kong priest who has created a popular Chinese breviary app for smartphones.
And Paolo Rodari reveals which member of the College of Cardinals has the most Twitter followers.