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

Cardinal Seán Brady, the Primate of All Ireland, and Archbishop Charles Brown, the Nuncio to Ireland, will present a summary of Apostolic Visitation of the Irish Church this morning (full text, for updates follow @mkellyirishcath).

Hundreds of Egyptian Christians are attending the funeral of Coptic Pope Shenouda III, which began this morning.

An investigator has accused the Dutch Catholic Church of castrating at least 10 teenage boys in its care in the 1950s.

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Chinese police have destroyed the gravestone of a priest killed along with six seminarians in a car crash last year.

Matthew Cullinan Hoffman says that Benedict XVI will face huge challenges on his visit to Mexico this week.

Brandon Vogt explains how Catholics can harness the power of YouTube.

And an Italian priest in the Philippines is selling gourmet pasta sauces to help impoverished tribal children.

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