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

The Vatican is revising canon law on penalties for abuse.

Fifty-two priests have been laicised in England and Wales since 2001, according to the National Catholic Safeguarding Commission.

Caritas Internationalis has called for a permanent ceasefire in Gaza.

Pope Francis has inspired a publishing boom ahead of his visit to South Korea next month.

Michael Sean Winters says “no one knows who is advising the Pope on major appointments” in America.

Vittorio Messori expresses bafflement at Pope Francis’s recent interview with atheist Eugenio Scalfari.

And Sarah Pulliam Bailey notes that the Catholic Church is the seventh most frequently altered topic on Wikipedia (Wiki page).

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