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

Pope Francis has received the Book of Gospels that will be used during Year of Mercy liturgies.

Argentina’s bishops have urged drug dealers to repent in the Year of Mercy.

The Grand Sheikh of al-Azhar has received the Holy See’s new ambassador to Egypt, Archbishop Bruno Musarò.

A Spanish city council has said it will not remove an artwork featuring photos of stolen Hosts from a publicly funded exhibition hall.

Emily Reimer-Barry argues that the Pope “didn’t have a well thought-out response” on Aids and condoms.

Patrick Garry hails a new study of the “development of neoconservative Catholic thought”.

And Rome Reports answers “eight questions about the Jubilee of Mercy you were afraid to ask”.

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