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

The Liturgy helps us to “rediscover our identity as disciples of the Risen Lord”, Pope Francis said at the Regina Caeli (full text, full video).

The Pope ordained 16 priests in St Peter’s Basilica on Sunday
(full video).

A Mexican priest has been shot dead while hearing Confessions.

Metropolitan Hilarion has appealed for prayers “to escape the tragedy of World War III”.

Massimo Borghesi says that “those who accuse Francis of modernism show they know nothing about his theological-philosophical formation”

Andrew Sullivan argues that “Francis is not a vandal within the Church”.

And Fr Dwight Longenecker explains why he’s launched a 20-part Church history podcast.

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