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

A spate of attacks on Egyptian Christians have “defaced” national unity, Coptic Pope Tawadros II has said (Fides).

The Greek government has unveiled plans to change the relationship between the state and the Orthodox Church.

The Vatican Secretariat for the Economy was left in the dark over recent major financial decisions, reports Edward Pentin.

The Church in Malta has urged politicians not to legalise assisted suicide.

Fr Raymond de Souza wonders how the Holy See can help Venezuela.

Bernard Moras hails “the Vatican’s apostle of the sick”.

And the youngest member of the US Olympic track and field team explains how faith has helped her triumph over adversity.

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