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

Cardinal Marc Ouellet, papal legate to the 50th International Eucharistic Congress, met abuse victims yesterday during a visit to Lough Derg (PDF of homily).

The Pope’s verdict on talks between the Holy See and the Society of St Pius X (SSPX) will not be made public before the weekend, reports Rorate Caeli.

The American bishops agreed to prepare a statement on the country’s “broken economy” at their plenary meeting in Atlanta yesterday.

The New York Times catches up with the only priest ordained for the Archdiocese of New York this year.

Fr John Zuhlsdorf says it’s a bad idea for Vatican Radio to reduce its shortwave and medium wave broadcasts.

Dylan Parry argues that the Catholic Church in England and Wales should close its schools if the state forces teachers to promote same-sex marriage.

Pat McNamara pays tribute to Daniel Rudd, a former slave who pioneered Catholic journalism in the United States.

And RealCatholicTV has changed its name to ChurchMilitantTV.

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