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Pope Francis talks with Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia (Photo: CNS)

Estimate made by organisers of the World Meeting of Families

Indian Cardinal Oswald Gracias (CNS)

Officials to investigate why Archbishop Roche and Archbishop Rugambwa’s visa applications were rejected


English translations have helped Catholics better understand the sacraments they share, says Pope

Benedict XVI, who was baptised Joseph, first approved the change (CNS)

Pope Francis confirmed the decision originally made by Benedict XVI

A Coptic pilgrim holds a candle at Mar Girgis Monastery, near Luxor (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 17/01/13

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

Bishop Roche (Photo: Mazur/

The Yorkshireman has also been raised to the level of archbishop

Cardinal Antonio Cañizares Llovera celebrates Mass (CNS)

Cardinal Cañizares says there is a case for Communion before the age of seven