A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
The Vatican commission investigating alleged apparitions at Medjugorje could publish its findings later this month, the French magazine La Vie has claimed.
Lay people and priests in the Diocese of Makeni, Sierra Leone, have said they will not recognise their new bishop, who will be consecrated in the capital, Freetown, next month.
Fr John Edwards SJ suggests that St Francis Xavier was like Homer Simpson.
And canon lawyer Cathy Caridi explains the difference between Sisters and nuns.
Follow me on Twitter @lukecoppen for updates throughout the day.