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Francis walks past musicians as he arrives for the audience with steelworkers

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

Woman prays at the tomb of Fulton Sheen (CNS)

The case of Archbishop Sheen is especially significant for our times

'It is hard to find a bishop in England and Wales with a good word to say about Catholic blogs'

The emergence of the Catholic blogosphere is one of the most significant developments in the 21st-century Church

Cardinal Parolin announced that the Vatican would not be hiring and over-time was banned (CNS)

Fr Federico Lombardi is trying to allay fears about redundancies as best he can

New Auxiliary Bishop of Birmingham Fr Robert Byrne (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Is Fr Robert Byrne’s appointment a sign of things to come? How many more orthodox bishops can we now expect?

Cardinal O'Malley: 'Church will not change teaching on indissolubility' (CNS)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 20/03/14

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

Pope Francis arrives for his general audience (AP)

Today’s Catholic must-reads: 19/03/14

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

Abuse survivor Dawn Eden

Dawn Eden, an American survivor of sexual abuse brings hope to others

Francis and Cristina Fernández de Kirchner exchange gifts at the Vatican (CNS)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 18/03/14

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

Thousands gather of Dublins O'Connell Street for this years St Patricks day parade (PA)

Hail, glorious St Patrick!

But beware the dangerous new tradition that paints 20th century Ireland as a grim theocracy