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

A conference hosted by Al-Azhar University could transform Christian-Muslim relations, participants have said (French report).

Pope Francis will make a day-long pastoral visit to Milan on Saturday.

Beijing has “subtly rejected” Cardinal John Tong Hon’s recent article on Vatican-China talks, according to Catholic commentators.

Marie Collins says that after last week’s media furore she wants to “sleep for a week”.

Mgr Philippe Bordeyne argues that Amoris Laetitia reflects “Pope Francis’s realism”.

Emily Stimpson Chapman explains how the Eucharist helped her to recover from an eating disorder.

And astronaut Mike Hopkins describes what it’s like to receive the Eucharist in space.

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