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

Pope Francis has created a commission of cardinals to address concerns about the Catholic identity of the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru.

Lebanese Patriarch Bechara Boutros al-Rahi will reportedly join Pope Francis during his visit to Israel this month.

Archbishop Wilton Gregory has said he “will officially restrict the presence of weapons” in Catholic institutions in Atlanta archdiocese (full text).

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Cardinal John O’Connor of New York’s mother was Jewish, genealogists have found.

Scott Hahn is joining Fr Robert Barron at Mundelein Seminary in Chicago.

Sandro Magister says Francis “like Paul VI, could decide in the end ‘against the majority’” on Communion for the remarried.

And the 3D screening of the papal canonisations proved to be “a huge hit” in Irish cinemas.

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

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