Cardinal Seán O’Malley will not attend next week’s World Meeting of Families.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to “kick” the country’s bishops.
The World Meeting of Families will be a “crossroads moment” for the Irish Church, a bishop has said.
Paul Baumann asks “why so-called liberal Catholics want to embrace change by papal fiat”.
Harriet Sherwood previews the papal visit to Ireland.
And Gregory DiPippo shares the history of the little-known “Chinese biretta”.
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