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

The killing of three Israeli teenagers in the West Bank is a “hideous and unacceptable crime“, a Vatican spokesman has said.

The new Spanish king and queen invited the Pope to visit Spain when they met him yesterday (video).

Australian Bishop Max Davis has stepped aside after police charged him with abuse dating back to 1969.

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Francis will honour Celestine V, the first pope to resign, when he visits the saint’s birthplace on Saturday.

Andrea Tornielli shares the facts and figures that show Francis has set a blistering pace since his election.

Richard Wellings urges the Pontiff to put down his “anti-market cudgel“.

And Francis’s cousin says he saw an “extraordinary transformation” in the Pope when he met him last week.

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

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