A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
Greg Burke, the Vatican’s senior communications adviser, has said he hopes to promote “greater openness and accountability” in his new role.
Benedict XVI has appointed the French Archbishop Alain Paul Lebeaupin as Apostolic Nuncio to the European Union.
The Order of Malta is reportedly preparing to launch the Cause of Fra’ Andrew Bertie, the order’s former Grand Master who died in 2008.
Jeffrey Weiss is dismayed by a public spat between an American rabbi and a Catholic layman.
Mark Shea argues that “it’s utterly impossible for the Church to embrace slick marketing”.
Devin Rose tells single Catholic men to stop dithering and actively pursue single Catholic women.
And Sebastian White OP is repelled by New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg’s crusade against sugary drinks.
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