A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines has criticised politicians “who use the Bible to defend the death penalty”.
Sicilian Archbishop Michele Pennisi has issued a decree forbidding mafia members from being godparents at baptisms.
Archbishop Charles Chaput praises the “new alarmism” of Rod Dreher and Anthony Esolen.
And Raymond Schroth suggests that François Ozon’s Frantz may be the most Christian film of the year.
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