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Pope Francis greets the faithful after the Angelus yesterday (AP)

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

The BBC is a powerful force in Britain and around the world (PA)

Jack Valero and Ed West clash over whether Catholics can trust Britain’s most powerful media entity

Workers fit a curtain on the balcony where the next pope will first appear in public

Morning Catholic must-reads: 12/03/13

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

Jimmy Savile at the BBC in 1972 (Photo: PA)

The BBC was blinded by his celebrity status. But its problems with group-think are shared by many institutions

The faithful gather for last night's candlelit procession at the Vatican (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 12/10/12

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

George Orwell: Winston Churchill read his novel Nineteen Eighty-Four twice (Photo: PA)

Orwell was one of those indispensable geniuses who transcended politics, and who Catholics too need as part of their mental furniture

Philippines School Opening

Yet Malthusianism is as fashionable as ever

Russia Annunciation

Morning Catholic must-reads: 19/07/12

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

A screenshot from the documentary Catholics. The last episode, Women, will be broadcast tomorrow evening on BBC4

Woman’s Hour this week lets two ‘good cops’ talk about women in the Church

Seminarians from Allen Hall, who featured in the documentary

Last night’s ‘Catholics’ was a worthwhile and sensitive portrayal of seminary life, devoid of sensationalism