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

The SSPX must “unreservedly recognise” essential elements of Vatican II before it can be reconciled to Rome, Cardinal Gerhard Müller has said (Massimo Faggioli).

Benedict XVI may appear publicly on the 65th anniversary of his priestly ordination next month (Fr Ray Blake).

The Archdiocese of St Paul and Minneapolis has denied claims that it is shielding assets from potential abuse payouts.

Sandro Magister notes striking similarities between Amoris Laetitia and the writings of Archbishop Victor Manuel Fernández (Rorate Caeli, Damian Thompson).

George Weigel suggests that Cardinal Robert Sarah is “one of the adornments of the Catholic Church”.

John Allen says Vatican journalists failed to ask Ahmed al-Tayeb, grand imam of al-Azhar, one important question.

And a Colombian priest is using football to evangelise in Cameroon.

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