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

L’Arche founder Jean Vanier has received the Légion d’honneur (French report).

Pope Francis has praised efforts to save the “cultural treasures” of the Middle East.

Vatican Radio has stopped broadcasting on medium wave.

Joshua McElwee says Cardinal Blase Cupich has a daunting task in Chicago.

John Allen argues that “an important segment of the Church” still thinks that Amoris Laetitia is unclear.

Bishop Steven Lopes says the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St Peter has “four celibate young men studying for the priesthood”.

And Noah Charney explains how an octogenarian cleric outwitted a gang of art criminals.

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