A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
More than 3,000 men and women religious leave consecrated life every year, a Vatican official has noted.
Archbishop Charles Brown, Apostolic Nuncio to Ireland, argues that “the experience of mercy is in the DNA of the papacy“.
John Allen tells Kathryn Jean Lopez which modern martyrs Christians absolutely must know about.
Elie Hall captures the moment a boy refused to leave Pope Francis’s side.
And Fr James Martin SJ discusses the art of civility with atheist magician Penn Jillette (video).
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