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

The Catholic Church is “the only thing that’s left trying to help people” in South Sudan, reports CNA.

Bishop Eamonn Casey has died aged 89.

The Vatican has confirmed that Pope Francis will not attend Asian Youth Day in Indonesia this summer.

Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill will commemorate the 100th anniversary of Tsar Nicholas II’s abdication tomorrow.

Timothy O’Malley admires the “unpretentious Catholicism”
of Westminster Cathedral.

Robert Ellsberg urges Catholics not to treat saints like “legendary superheroes”.

And Michael O’Brien discusses the “joyful hard work” of being a novelist.

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