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

Patriarch Kirill has urged Pope Francis to help block two laws affecting the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate.

“Relentless” attacks on Cardinal George Pell “stand the principle of innocent-until-proven-guilty on its head”, Archbishop Anthony Fisher of Sydney has said.

Cardinal Gerhard Müller has urged young Catholics to “dare to be great” in a commencement address in Virginia (full video).

Benedict XVI says that with Cardinal Robert Sarah “the liturgy is in good hands” (Fr John Zuhlsdorf).

Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle explains why he takes Jesus seriously but “other things lightly” (video interview).

Eric Brende accuses the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest of conducting “ad hoc inquisitions”.

And the Catholic News Agency previews a new Netflix documentary series about the mysterious disappearance of a nun (James Gill, Netflix).

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