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

Argentinian president Cristina Kirchner and Pope Francis had a strikingly cordial meeting at the Vatican yesterday (video).

Pope Francis is unlikely to have read the confidential report on the VatiLeaks scandal yet, a Vatican spokesman said yesterday.

Rocco Palmo says the new Pope’s coat of arms reflects “the simplicity for which the 266th bishop of Rome has already become rather renowned”.

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Christianity Today explores why Argentinian Evangelicals admire Pope Francis.

Aleteia publishes an extract on priestly celibacy from Pope Francis’s book, Sobre el Cielo y la Tierra (“On the Heavens and the Earth”).

Sherry Weddell offers advice to Catholics suffering from “Post-Conclave Stress Disorder“.

And Eva Vergara notes that, although Pope Francis was given an iPad on Saturday, he still prefers to write on a typewriter.

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

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