A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
The Holy Father condemned the working conditions of those who died in the factory collapse in Bangladesh at his morning Mass.
Senior Vatican Archbishop Angelo Becciu has said “the Pope was surprised” by reports that he intended to close the Vatican bank.
A controversial Brazilian priest has said that he feels “honoured” to have been excommunicated.
Sandro Magister argues that the media “have so far covered up” Pope Francis’s most explosive comments “with indulgent silence”.
And a Franciscan priest and exorcist in San Francisco recalls his childhood memories of Padre Pio.
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