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

Kurdistan’s independence referendum must not lead to “a new military conflict”, Chaldean Patriarch Louis Sako has said.

Hillary Clinton has revealed that Pope Francis’s TED talk helped her cope with losing to Donald Trump.

A bishop’s role is to “make the grace of the spirit available to his flock”, Pope Francis has said (Massimo Faggioli).

Cardinal Robert Sarah says the Old Rite “should be seen as a normal part of the life of the Church of the 21st century”.

John Allen asks if the current English translation of the Roman Missal could be “revised or abandoned altogether” (Fr Gerald O’Collins SJ).

Timothy Kirchoff wonders if he is “a ‘rigid’ Catholic” (Martin Mosebach).

And next year’s Giro d’Italia will start in Jerusalem and end in the Vatican.

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