The Vatican has condemned the “unacceptable” murder of the US ambassador to Libya and the “unjustified offence” given by the makers of a film criticising Islam (full text of statement, video).
The Pope’s visit to Lebanon must go ahead because it will show “that peace is the only possible alternative to hatred and war“, Fr Rafic Greiche, spokesman for Egypt’s Catholic bishops, has said.
The Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio has defended its decision to run a course on “Deviant Behaviour” which groups homosexuality with murder, rape and mental illness (comment by Bobby Ross).
Michael Miller presents what every Catholic needs to know about Archbishop Gerhard Ludwig Müller, the new prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.
John Allen profiles the Vatican’s new “transparency guru” René Brülhart.
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