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

Everything passes but the Word of God does not change,” Benedict XVI said in his Angelus address yesterday (video).

The new Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II was enthroned in Cairo on Sunday (message from Pope Benedict).

Archbishop Vincent Nichols of Westminster has called for the full disclosure of the results of a British Government consultation on same-sex marriage.

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Bishop-elect Charles Scicluna, the former Promoter of Justice at the Congregation for the Doctrine of Faith, has dismissed suggestions that he is a casualty of Vatican politics.

Mgr Stuart Swetland considers whether drone attacks can by justified by Catholic teaching.

Fr Federico Lombardi says Benedict XVI grasps the challenges of ageing even though his later years have “not been accompanied by debilitating illness”.

And former atheist blogger Leah Libresco was received into the Catholic Church yesterday.

Follow me on Twitter @lukecoppen for updates throughout the day.

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