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

In 2016, a Christian was killed somewhere in the world every six minutes, according to a new study.

The restoration of the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem has passed the halfway stage.

Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill has accepted an invitation to visit Hungary, praising Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s firm “defence of Christian values”.

Ten per cent of members of the new US Congress have reportedly attended a Jesuit college or university.

Joanna Bogle and Edward Pentin discuss Cardinal Müller’s television interview.

Michael Cook and Andrea Gagliarducci reflect on how to understand Pope Francis.

And Angelo Stagnaro profiles the abortionist who quit after a dream of St Thomas Aquinas.

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