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

Pope Francis will name the new Archbishop of Milan today, according to Italian media reports (Robert Mickens, Italian report).

Another Mexican priest has been murdered.

Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila has urged priests not to say “good morning” at Mass.

John Allen says that he “hung up in tears” after speaking to Joaquin Navarro-Valls for the last time.

Francesco Sisci asks how long a China-Holy See rapprochement will take.

Paul Thigpen offers a Catholic response to the Protestant question “Are you saved?”.

And David Filipov explains why more than a million of people are queuing up to see the rib of St Nicholas.

Follow me on Twitter @lukecoppen for updates throughout the day.