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

The Pope has asked the Vatican to open archives relating to Argentina’s military dictatorship.

Francis will wash the feet of three Muslim refugees this evening.

Pope Francis is more popular than any political leader, a WIN/Gallup International poll has found.

A priest who documented atrocities in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo was shot dead this week (John Allen).

Archbishop Anthony Fisher has preached at the Chrism Mass in Sydney three months after he was paralysed from the neck down.

Andrea Gagliarducci says a “war of interpretations” over the apostolic exhortation has already broken out.

And Karl Keating, founder of Catholic Answers, reveals the strangest question anyone has ever asked him.

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