A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
“An authentic faith always implies a deep desire to change the world,” Pope Francis said as he celebrated Mass at the Church of the Gesù in Rome this morning (full text, video).
Fr Robert Nugent, co-founder of New Ways Ministry, died on New Year’s Day, aged 76.
An American gay atheist millionaire who committed suicide last month gave almost $30 million (£18m, €22m) to the Catholic Church, the New York Times reports.
Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, president of the US bishops’ conference, says Pope Francis knows he has his critics.
Fr Jan Michael Joncas discusses the death that inspired the popular liturgical song “On Eagle’s Wings“.
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