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

The Vatican has strongly defended Cardinal Gerhard Müller after German media claimed that investigators had discovered €20,000 in cash at the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.

Archbishop Charles Scicluna has insisted he “will not shut up” despite criticisms of the Church’s influence on public life in Malta.

Bishop Anthony Francis Sharma, Nepal’s first Catholic bishop, has died aged 77.

Bolivian Cardinal Julio Terrazas, a friend of Pope Francis, has died aged 79 (Spanish report).

Sandro Magister claims that the next synod of bishops will focus on married priests.

Carl Trueman argues that conservative Protestantism is “moving toward” crisis.

And Peter Berger asks if Catholics and Protestants can resolve their differences in time for the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.

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