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

Cardinal Philippe Barbarin has admitted he made “errors” in the handling of abuse cases in the Archdiocese of Lyon.

Benedict XVI has donated €35,000 ($39,000, £27,000) to a Catholic aid group working in Africa (German report).

Ed Condon says the Vatican Secretariat of State’s explanation for suspending the Vatican’s external audit “does not stand up to scrutiny”(Andrea Gagliarducci).

E Christian Brugger, Sandro Magister and Cardinal Donald Wuerl comment on Amoris Laetitia.

Michael Sean Winters says we shouldn’t dismiss just war theory.

John Fotopoulous explains why Catholics and Orthodox Christians must agree a common date for Easter before 2698.

And Tim Stanley explains why bad acting is no obstacle to success for Christian films.

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