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

Vatican Cardinal Marc Ouellet has hailed Amoris Laetitia as “a prime example of the Ignatian charism in practice”.

Ghana’s bishops have called for an end to “self-inflicted destruction” caused by illegal mining.

Kenyan bishops have condemned recent killings and “rampant destruction of property”.

China is prohibiting tourist agencies from organising trips to the Vatican.

Bishop Czesław Kozon of Copenhagen will lead next year’s Populus Summorum Pontificum pilgrimage.

Paul Kengor explores the “intriguing relationship” between JFK and Pope Pius XII.

And Steve Bannon explains how Ignatian spirituality has helped him stay sober.

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