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

Iraqi Christians’ future remains uncertain despite the liberation of Mosul, a charity has said.

Archbishop Samuel Kleda, president of Cameroon’s bishops’ conference, has insisted that Bishop Jean-Marie Benoit Bala was murdered.

Mother Mary Alphonsa, daughter of Nathaniel Hawthorne, has been proclaimed a Servant of God.

Mother Teresa’s blue and white sari has been trademarked.

Massimo Faggioli argues that Catholicism is experiencing increasing “global political homelessness”.

Andrea Gagliarducci explains why Cardinal Christoph Schönborn was never likely to be named Vatican doctrinal chief.

And Thomas Caddick says that Terrence Malick’s newly completed trilogy offers a “profound analysis of divine immanence”.

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