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

Pope Francis will “almost certainly “ visit Burma and Bangladesh this year, according to Reuters.

A new ISIS video shows a jihadist threatening the Pope.

Francis’s letter to Buenos Aires bishops about the correct interpretation of Amoris Laetitia has appeared on the Vatican website (Edward Peters).

Andrew Guernsey, Gerard O’Connell, Fr John Hunwicke, Phil Lawler, Fr Anthony Ruff and Fr John Zuhlsdorf comment on the Pope’s liturgy speech (full text).

Matthew McCusker argues that next year’s youth synod will lead to a “new assault on the Church”.

Fr Donald Kloster says dioceses spend “too much time and money searching for vocations in all the wrong places”.

And Katie Prejean explains the advantages of being friends with religious Sisters.

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