A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
A priest was shot dead as he prepared to celebrate Mass in the Philippines on Sunday.
The Pope has cleared the way for the beatification of an assassinated Argentine bishop.
Fr Raymond de Souza asks if the Pope is making major decisions in response to “public criticism from senior cardinals”.
George Weigel says that US Catholics belong to “the most vibrant local Church in the developed world”.
And Rome Reports explains how to become a Doctor of the Church.
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