Church cancels events in Egypt amid threats

Christians in Egypt have been asked to cancel all events and activities taking place outside churches because of fears of an attack this summer. Fr Rafik Greish, a spokesman for the Catholic Church, said the request came from the interior ministry.

Papal visit to India likely early next year

Pope Francis could visit India “early next year, if not earlier”, according to Bishop Theodore Mascarenhas, secretary general of the country’s bishops’ conference.

Bishop to South Sudan: admit you’re bankrupt

Bishop Edward Hiiboro Kussala of Tombura-Yambio has urged South Sudan’s government “to declare that there is no money [left]”.

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