Police have arrested an Italian cleric already under investigation for his ties to the Vatican bank for allegedly trying to bring €20m ($26m, £17m) in cash into Italy from Switzerland.
The Vatican Television Centre has acquired hundreds of hours of television footage of Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires before his election as Pope.
Dana Dillon considers the implications of this week’s US Supreme Court ruling for Catholics.
Mgr Charles Pope asks whether Catholics should now refer to traditional marriage simply as “holy matrimony”.
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