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

Final arguments in the Vatican leaks trial will take place on July 4-6, a Vatican spokesman has said (Nicole Winfield).

Benedict XVI will mark the 65th anniversary of his ordination with a public appearance alongside Pope Francis on June 28.

The Vatican has contacted 15 female religious orders in the United States to discuss “some points” after a six-year investigation (Ann Carey).

Chaldean Patriarchate has defended its appeal to Iraqi Christians to fast for a day during Ramadan in solidarity with Muslims.

Joseph Pronechen reports on a possible breakthrough in Archbishop Fulton Sheen’s Cause.

Global Pulse describes Cardinal Christoph Schönborn’s “surprising” appearance at Europe’s largest HIV-Aids charity event.

And Joseph Pearce pays tribute to the “prolific, versatile and controversial” Hilaire Belloc.

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