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The pseudonymous ‘Marcantonio Colonna’ claims Pope Francis has seen a shortlist of six possible authors

The anonymous book makes unproven claims. But some of its analysis is uncomfortably plausible

The Pope has given official approval to a document by the Buenos Aires bishops. That won’t necessarily change what Catholics believe

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

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

By January next year, the Pope will have visited nearly every country in South America – apart from his homeland

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

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

The five nations with the most Catholics are Brazil, Mexico, Philippines, the United States and Italy

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