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

A court in Pakistan has sentenced a Christian man to death for alleged blasphemy.

A day-long “Festival of Forgiveness” will begin at St Peter’s Basilica this afternoon (resources).

Cardinal Kurt Koch has attended a memorial service for Syriac Orthodox Patriarch Ignatius Zakka I Iwas.

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Grant Gallicho, Doyle McManus and John Shimek comment on Barack Obama’s meeting with Pope Francis.

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin says that democracy is in danger of slipping into “a dangerous relativism of constant compromise“.

Barbara Nicolosi argues that Noah is actually “a terrible, terrible movie“.

And film director Godfrey Reggio explains why Blessed John XXIII was “my Che Guevara“.

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

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