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

Fewer than half of American Catholics have heard of Pope Francis’s environment encyclical Laudato Si’, a new poll has found.

Eleven cardinals are reportedly contributing to a new book defending traditional teaching on marriage ahead of the family synod.

Pope Francis was photographed yesterday with a sign calling for dialogue between Britain and Argentina over the Falkland Islands.

Personal data from the hacked adultery website Ashley Madison is said to include Vatican email addresses.

Slovakia has said it will only accept Christian refugees from Syria.

Fr Andrew Pinsent says the Church mistakenly expects “young people to go out with pre-Communion training into the world and be fruitful as Catholics”.

And Pope Francis has been nominated again for the Nobel Peace Prize.

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