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

Pope Francis has sent a message of support to a global summit seeking to end sexual violence in war (Nigel Baker).

The Pope will visit Sri Lanka on January 13-15, according to local media reports.

Four Eritrean bishops have taken a “huge risk” by issuing letter critical of repressive government policies.

Seth Sanders argues that both Benjamin Netanyahu and Pope Francis were wrong about what language Jesus spoke.

Sarah Reinhard names her “indispensable Catholic websites“.

And members of Argentina’s indigenous community have presented Francis with “sacred” coca leaves.

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