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

A gunman has killed at least 15 people, including a priest, during Mass at a church in the Central African Republic.

Pope Francis has told Chilean abuse victims that he was “part of the problem”.

Soldiers who killed Sister Veronika Rackova in South Sudan have reportedly gone unpunished.

Fr Raymond de Souza previews today’s meeting between German bishops and the Pope (Sandro Magister, Edward Pentin).

George Weigel proposes a new rule for the next conclave.

Alan Jacobs says that Newman “made Catholicism permanently unattractive to me”.

And an ancient Christian site has been uncovered in former ISIS-held territory in Syria.

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