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

At yesterday’s Angelus, Pope Francis urged authorities to mark the Year of Mercy with “an act of clemency” towards prisoners (full text, full video).

The Pope celebrated a Jubilee Mass for prisoners on Sunday (full text, full video).

Catholic social teaching “rebels against the idol-money”, the Holy Father has told the Third World Meeting of Popular Movements (full video).

Cardinal Angelo Amato has beatified 38 martyrs killed by Albania’s communist regime.

Rocco Palmo says Cardinal-designate Joseph Tobin will be named Archbishop of Newark today.

Jimmy Akin asks if eternal life is boring.

And the Pope received 300 Habsburgs at the Vatican on Saturday.

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