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

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has accused two bishops of committing “hate crimes”.

Cardinal Timothy Dolan has urged pro-lifers to rely on prayer as they face ”the powers of darkness”.

Four bishops from Burma’s war-torn Kachin state have met military chief Min Aung Hlaing.

The Angolan bishops’ conference has won a “decades-old struggle” with the government over its radio station.

Rod Dreher responds to La Civiltà Cattolica’s critique of the Benedict Option.

Ross Douthat suggests that “Europe is sort of a museum of Catholicism”.

And Billy Ryan reveals the Christian origins of Bluetooth.

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