Pope Francis visits Bambino Gesù Hospital in Rome (AP)
A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
The Bambino Gesù Hospital has dismissed a damning Associated Press investigation as a “hoax”.
Pope Francis has donated €50,000 (£44,000, $57,000) to the earthquake-struck island of Lesbos.
The Vatican’s new doctrinal chief Archbishop Luis Ladaria is facing accusations that he mishandled an abuse case.
A “social crisis” is forcing Catholics to leave Qatar, Bishop Camillo Ballin has said.
Julia Yost scrutinises the case against Cardinal Pell.
Robert Royal reveals what he’s learned from studying the lives of 20th-century martyrs.
And Christine McCarthy explains why theologians should emulate musician Sufjan Stevens.
Follow me on Twitter @lukecoppen for updates throughout the day.
Subscribe at your app store: