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

Cardinal George Pell has said he is “a bit surprised” by the Vatican Secretariat of State’s decision to suspend an external audit (John Allen).

Cardinal Vincent Nichols has welcomed a unanimous House of Commons vote recognising ISIS’s crimes as genocide.

The worldwide papal collection for Ukraine this Sunday will “make a contribution to reconciliation” in the country, a bishop has said.

The Archdiocese of Munich has unveiled its new €55m ($62m, £43m) headquarters (German video, German report).

Edward Pentin profiles the new nuncio to the United States.

Joe Biden hails Pope Francis as one of the Time 100 “titans” (Adelle M Banks).

And Carrie Gress explores the underground chapels in a salt mine near World Youth Day host city Kraków.

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