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

A newly appointed apostolic administrator in Guam has said his aim is to promote and restore unity in the local Church.

The Council of Cardinals has concluded a three-day meeting focused on reform of major Vatican departments (Elise Harris).

French police have questioned Cardinal Philippe Barbarin about a clerical abuser’s activities in the 1990s.

The encyclical Laudato Si’ has inspired a Thai parish to plant 800 trees.

Fr Antonio Spadaro identifies five traits of Pope Francis.

George Weigel says a “pope emeritus” is emphatically not “the pope”.

And a competitor nicknamed the “Papal Ninja” is causing a sensation on the show American Ninja Warrior.

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