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

At Sunday’s Angelus, Pope Francis invited the faithful to pray “Father, give me the Holy Spirit” throughout this week (full text, full video).

Hillary Clinton has chosen a “Jesuit-influenced” senator as her running mate.

John Allen, Frances D’Emilio and the Financial Times preview World Youth Day.

Cardinal Kurt Koch assesses Benedict XVI’s legacy (Part 1, Part 2).

Andrea Gagliarducci says the Pope’s picks for the Vatican press office show “his preference for a less clericalised Church”.

Fr C John McCloskey explains how to win converts.

And World Youth Day organisers have a launched a global online fundraising campaign to buy a mobile clinic for Syrian refugees in Lebanon.

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