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

Rome’s mayor Virginia Raggi has called for a moratorium on new migrant arrivals in the city, putting her on collision course with Pope Francis.

Papal almoner Archbishop Konrad Krajewski is sleeping in his office after giving his apartment to a Syrian refugee family (Italian report).

Immigrants must “behave in a way that they will be welcomed and accepted”, Cardinal John Ribat of Papua New Guinea has said.

The superior of the Heralds of the Gospel has resigned after the Vatican opened an investigation into the association.

Sandro Magister and Edward Pentin comment on new appointments to the Pontifical Academy for Life.

Matthew Walther argues that deporting Iraq Christians from America is “nothing short of a state-sponsored execution”.

And Claire Giangrave says that Pope Francis’s simple style is causing “a bit of backlash among fashion-conscious Italians” (Fr John Zuhlsdorf).

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