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

The family as God wills it is being “deformed”, the Pope told the Teams of Our Lady yesterday (video).

The Vatican has recognised a second miracle attributed to “gaucho priest” Blessed José Gabriel Brochero.

This month’s papal visit presents an “unprecedented” security challenge, New York Police Commissioner William Bratton has said.

US Vice President Joe Biden has told Stephen Colbert that he finds solace in praying the rosary.

Eduardo Echeverria argues that Francis is pursuing “the hermeneutics of continuity in renewal”.

Michael O’Loughlin explains why Francis is the first pope “able to communicate directly to 21 million people at a time”.

And Newsweek asks if the Pope is Catholic.

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