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

The Holy See and the FBI are reportedly working together to locate a kidnapped priest in Yemen.

Cardinal John Onaiyekan has criticised the Nigerian president’s decision to join a Saudi-led Islamic coalition against terrorism.

The Edicule of the Tomb at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre will be restored for the first time in 200 years.

Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk and Patriarch Louis Raphaël I Sako present their Easter messages.

Victor Gaetan says Pope Francis is likely to realise his dream of visiting China (Michel Chambon).

Becca Rothfield asks why the “modern secular viewer” is captivated by Hieronymus Bosch.

And a thorn relic said to bleed every time the Annunciation falls on Good Friday bled again last Friday.

Follow me on Twitter @lukecoppen for updates throughout the day.

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