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

Pope Francis held a prayer vigil for peace in South Sudan and Democratic Republic of the Congo yesterday.

Hardliners have threatened to protest if the Pope does anything “unexpected and unacceptable” during his visit to Bangladesh.

St John Paul II predicted an Islamist “invasion” of Europe, a confidant has said.

An artwork in a Belgian Catholic church featuring a “crucified cow” is causing uproar.

Sandro Magister argues that there are stark differences between Cardinal Müller and Rocco Buttiglione on Amoris Laetitia.

George Weigel hails the new Museum of the Bible in Washington DC.

And the Vatican’s Christmas tree has arrived in St Peter’s Square.

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