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A migrant rests in a bus trunk waiting to leave Serbia for Croatia  (AP)

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

A shrine in Auriesville, New York, dedicated to three martyred Jesuit missionaries (CNS)

Book review: American Jesuits and the World by John T McGreevy

Francis has reportedly promised to extend the validity of confessions heard by SSPX priests (CNS)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 12/04/16

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

The Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament, Hanceville, where Mother Angelica's funeral will take place (Carol M Highsmith)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 29/03/16

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

Pope Francis video speaking online to a Salvadoran student in 2014 (CNS)

The monthly messages will feature Francis asking for prayers on various challenges facing the world

Home-based care worker Olipa Mkandawire prays for a man living with AIDS in Matuli, Malawi (CNS)

The bishops of Africa and Madagascar released a statement to mark World AIDS Day on Tuesday

Pope Francis celebrates Mass with 300 of his Jesuit confreres at the Church of the Gesu in Rome (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

How Francis can save the Jesuits

The world’s largest male religious order is suffering an identity crisis and a decline in vocations. Can the first Jesuit pontiff lead it out of the doldrums?

An Ethiopian church in Lake Tana: African culture has not always repressed women

A translation of ‘the first true biography of an African woman’ challenges lazy assumptions about the continent’s culture

Bishop-designate Paolo Bizzeti (CNS)

Pope Francis’s nomination of Fr Paolo Bizzeti has been announced by the Vatican

The college will continue for another three years

Jesuit college in London can no longer afford running costs