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

SSPX leader Bishop Bernard Fellay has accused Pope Francis of being a “genuine modernist” who is making the crisis in the Church “10,000 times worse”.

The Church needs “credible witnesses” if it is to evangelise a sceptical world, Pope Francis has said (full text, video).

The Diocese of Rome has denied a funeral to the Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke, who died last Friday (John Allen).

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Many young Filipino Catholics believe the Church is too involved in the country’s politics, a major survey has found.

Dan Browning profiles Jennifer Haselberger, the whistleblower taking on the American Archdiocese of St Paul and Minneapolis.

Jewish convert to Catholicism Michael Coren defends G K Chesterton against charges of anti-Semitism.

And Pope Francis has sent money to an Italian pensioner after she wrote to him saying a thief had stolen her purse.

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