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

Croatian Blessed Aloysius Stepinac may be canonised after the Vatican approved a miracle attributed to his intercession.

Pope Francis will now meet an estimated 20,000 couples from 28 countries in St Peter’s Square on Valentine’s Day.

Catholic journalist John Allen has testified about Christian persecution before a US House of Representatives subcommittee.

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The National Catholic Register speaks to the priest involved in a dramatic exorcism case in Indiana.

Michael Wear argues that Evangelicals “have a vested interest in Francis’s success”.

Antonio Grappone investigates whether the divorced and remarried were permitted to receive Communion in the early Church.

And Francis has reportedly revealed that if he had been elected Pope in 2005 he would have taken the name John.

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

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