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

Pope Francis called for renewed worldwide efforts to end child labour at his general audience this morning.

The Pope has accepted the resignation of Abbot Pietro Vittorelli of Montecassino on health grounds.

The Holy Father criticised what he called “adolescent progressivism” at Mass this morning.

Christians are starting to return to a Syrian town two years after almost the entire non-Muslim population was driven out by rebels, reports AsiaNews.

Jimmy Akin presents 10 things you need to know about Pope Francis and the alleged Vatican “gay lobby”.

Kathryn Jean Lopez and Elizabeth Scalia discuss whether Catholicism is “the Church of No”.

And Harley Davidson presented the Pope with two of its high-powered motorcycles today, marking the company’s 110th anniversary.

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