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

Justin Trudeau is likely to ask Pope Francis to issue a formal apology for the Church’s role in the residential school abuse scandal when they meet on May 29.

A Vatican envoy investigating an abuse scandal in Argentina has provoked uproar after he called some children’s allegations “spiteful”.

Marcus Aleman and Super Martyrio comment on auxiliary Bishop Gregorio Rosa Chávez’s appointment as a cardinal.

Andrew Parrish asks who will succeed Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera of Mexico City.

Matthew Schmitz argues that Pope Francis is seeking “to reverse Ratzinger”.

Anatoliy Babynskyi explains why Ukraine’s proposed “religious laws” are so controversial (Paul Goble).

And Brother Rex Anthony Norris offers advice on finding a spiritual director.

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