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

Pope Francis has warned Latin American bishops that corruption is “one of the most serious sins that plagues our continent today”.

The rebuilding of Iraqi towns destroyed by ISIS has officially begun with the blessing of a cross.

Vatican Cardinal Francesco Coccopalmerio has suggested that Anglican orders should not be dismissed as invalid.

Russell Hittinger looks forward to the next evolution of Catholic social teaching.

Fr Bill Peckman reflects on why the American Church “is in decline”.

Matthew Walther celebrates “last great homilist”

And Fr John Zuhlsdorf recalls the day a cardinal served him breakfast.

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