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

The joint statement of Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill “helped save thousands of lives” in Syria, the Russian Orthodox synod has said.

A Polish bishop has approved a bleeding Host that “has the hallmarks of a Eucharistic miracle” for veneration.

The Vatican will host a “Jubilee of adolescents” this weekend.

AFP catches up with the Syrian refugees brought to Rome by Pope Francis (Michael Sean Winters).

Andrea Gagliarducci hails the professor who grasps “the core of Pope Francis’s way of thinking”.

Fr George Rutler and Tim Stanley comment on Amoris Laetitia.

And Brantly Millegan explains how a Catholic convert took the Eucharist to space.

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