A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
Indian media have claimed that ISIS has demanded a multi-million dollar ransom for the release of kidnapped priest Fr Tom Uzhunnalil.
EWTN chaplain Fr Joseph Wolfe has described how Mother Angelica suffered “excruciating pain” on the Good Friday before her death.
Emily Jane Fox suggests that Pope Francis is “the technology industry’s secret weapon”.
George Weigel worries that “the battle of the spinners will continue ad infinitum” after the apostolic exhortation on the family is released.
Shaun McAfee explains why a 125-year-old encyclical on duelling is “surprisingly relevant” to today.
And a five-year-old girl was expected to realise her dream today of seeing Pope Francis before she goes blind.
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