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

The new Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Rev Justin Welby, will meet Pope Francis for the first time today.

Vatican Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran has taken part in an inter-religious “prayer for peace” service in London (photos).

The number of Catholics in South Korea has grown by two to three per cent each year for the past decade.

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Officials in Philadelphia have turned down Archbishop Charles Chaput’s request to bury the bodies of 47 victims of the abortionist Kermit Gosnell.

Russell Shaw argues that Francis is the “first anti-clerical pope”.

Chris Nye explains why the Pontiff is so appealing to Evangelical Christians.

And Daniel Burke lists Pope Francis’s six most stunning utterances so far.

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

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