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

Francis “is not attacking the market” or business in his new encyclical, Cardinal Peter Turkson has said.

The dialogue between the Catholic Church and the World Council of Churches must continue, the Pope has said in a message to the WCC’s general secretary.

A Brazilian website is claiming that Francis criticised the alleged Medjugorje visionaries during his trip to Rio de Janeiro.

Chaldean Bishop Basel Yaldo explains why returning to ISIS-occupied Iraq “was a call from God”.

Jana Bennett, William Briggs, David Brooks, Rod Dreher, Andrea Gagliarducci, Carmine Gallo, Damon Linker, Sandro Magister and Anas Malik reflect on Laudato Si’.

Fr Dwight Longenecker asks if you can become a Catholic if you disagree with the Pope on climate change.

And National Geographic profiles the professor using lasers to uncover the mysteries of the world’s great Gothic cathedrals.

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