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

If more people were poor in spirit “there would be fewer divisions, conflicts and polemics”, Pope Francis said at yesterday’s Angelus (full text, full video).

The Pope has expressed alarm at the “haemorrhage” of members of religious orders.

Maltese priests are confused by new guidelines on Amoris Laetitia, reports the Times of Malta (Kurt Sansone, editorial, Fr Joe Borg).

A bishop was punched in the face at Mass at Newark cathedral in New Jersey on Saturday.

Fr Michael Ryan argues that the Pope is right to review the new English Mass translation.

Angelo Stagnaro profiles the Jesuit without whom “there would be no such a thing as a computer keyboard”.

And a time-lapse video shows the enormous crowd at this year’s March for Life.

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