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

Pope Francis has revealed that he saw a psychoanalyst for six months in a new book-length interview (extracts).

A priest kidnapped by ISIS-affiliated militants in Marawi is reportedly still alive.

A Protestant theologian has claimed that Cardinal Gerhard Müller refused to lead the commission on women deacons.

Munich archdiocese’s financial assets have increased by almost €92million (£85 million, $110 million) to €2.8 billion (£2.6 billion, $3.3 billion).

Relics attributed to St Peter have been found in a church in Trastevere.

Ines Angeli Murzaku explains why there’s a statue of Patriarch Athenagoras in Ashbury Park.

And Sonja Livingston describes how “Cajun country, an old ambulance and 1,200 frog legs” led her back to Confession.

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