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

Venezuelan Cardinal Jorge Urosa Savino was reportedly held “hostage” by pro-government militias on Sunday.

The meeting between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin “will help save human lives”, Russian Orthodox leader Metropolitan Hilarion has said.

Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle has visited Jordan to investigate the plight of refugees.

Nicole Winfield explores the background of the Cardinal Bertone apartment scandal.

Robert Mickens explains why Pope Francis isn’t taking a summer holiday.

Stephen Beale marks the 50th anniversary of the Land O’Lakes Statement.

And Justin Taylor asks how St Augustine’s name should be pronounced.

Follow me on Twitter @lukecoppen for updates throughout the day.