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

A Corpus Christi procession makes it way through Rome (CNS)

Adoring the Blessed Sacrament must be the Church’s central focus

Pope Francis (CNS)

Do most Catholics believe that the Devil exists?

Pope Paul VI makes his way past bishops during a session of the Second Vatican Council in 1964 (CNS)

Pope Paul VI’s beatification will be an opportunity to re-discover his teaching, which willl do us a world of good

A monstrance holding the Blessed Sacrament is displayed (PA)

The Harvard Extension Cultural Studies Club has teamed up with a Satanic Temple and is to host a re-enactment of a historical event known as a Black Mass today

Many holy people practise this quite naturally, without having to work at a mental technique at all (PA)

Prayer is the raising of the heart and mind to God

Above: A man reads a Catholic blog. Below: A nun attends a meeting of Catholic bloggers at the Vatican in 2011; blogger Cardinal Seán O’Malley of Boston checks his phone; Benedict XVI sends the first tweet from the @Pontifex account in December 2012; ; and Archbishop Claudio Celli speaks at meeting of Catholic bloggers (CNS)

As controversy rages over Catholic blogs we ask five incisive writers what role blogging should really be playing in the Church’s life

Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe (CNS)

Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe is deserving of her place on Time magazine’s list of 100 most influential people

Cartoon by Christian Adams

United Nations bureaucracy tends to regard religious traditions as an obstacle to the international enforcement of human rights

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Jacob Rees-Mogg MP and Deputy Editor of the Catholic Herald, Ed West, discuss what the Conservative Party still has to offer Catholics