A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
The Vatican has launched a criminal investigation into recent leaks of confidential documents.
Benedict XVI is offering a papal blessing with an attached plenary indulgence to those who attend the opening of the first shrine church in England dedicated to the Extraordinary Form.
Cardinal Timothy Dolan has announced the start of a massive restoration project at St Patrick’s Cathedral in New York.
Fr Federico Lombardi previews this week’s papal visit to Mexico and Cuba.
Michael Miller analyses the Vatican’s recent statement on talks with the Society of St Pius X (SSPX).
Mary Eberstadt argues that “no single event since Eve took the apple has been as consequential for relations between the sexes as the arrival of modern contraception”.
And Robert Duncan marvels at the footwork of tap-dancing seminarian David Rider.