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

Cardinal Vincent Nichols has joined 23 British religious leaders in condemning a Bill to legalise assisted suicide (full text).

Buddhist nationalists will seek to disrupt the Pope’s visit to Sri Lanka in January, a local Catholic group has claimed.

Pope Francis is likely to release his encyclical on the environment early next year, according to Rome Reports.

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Mgr Mark Langham says that after the women bishops vote Anglican-Catholic dialogue is about co-existence not unity.

George Weigel urges Cardinal Angelo Sodano to accept that the Vatican Ostpolitik of the 1970s was a failure.

Phil Lawler argues that “the Vatican’s communications strategy cannot be built around the Pope’s whims“.

And Rome Reports discovers what happens after you post a letter to Pope Francis (video).

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

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