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

The situation of Syrian Christians is still “one of general and broad suffering”, Cardinal Mario Zenari has said.

Cardinal Ivan Dias has died in Rome aged 81.

A bishop not recognised by the Chinese authorities is reportedly missing again.

The Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia has called for the removal of Lenin’s body from Red Square.

Inés San Martin says a dispute between the Pope and priests in the Diocese of Ahiara is “far from resolved”.

Fr John W O’Malley SJ profiles the man who waged a battle against papal infallibility.

And Rita Ferrone wonders what happens to flowers used in Corpus Christi processions.

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