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

Rome is reportedly considering closing seminaries with fewer than 20 students.

The Congregation for the Causes of Saints has voted unanimously in favour of recognising Pope John Paul I’s “heroic virtues”.

The Pope has appointed two lay women to senior posts in the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life.

Italian author Vittorio Messori has accused Pope Francis of turning the Church into a “liquid society”.

John Allen identifies the most popular pope in recent history.

Fr Robert Imbelli reflects on Francis’s four governing principles.

And Mark Wahlberg clarifies his comments about asking God’s forgiveness for starring in Boogie Nights.

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