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

We must reject the temptation of “making our soul, which is God’s dwelling place, a market place”, Pope Francis said at yesterday’s Angelus (full text, full video).

A “crunch hearing” for Cardinal George Pell begins today.

A Nigerian archbishop has been attacked while celebrating a funeral.

Pope Francis will sign an apostolic exhortation on holiness on March 19.

Bishop Mario Grech says the world is “ignoring the calvary evolving in Damascus”.

Fr Bernardo Cervellera argues that Catholics are victims of China’s “new Cultural Revolution”.

And Rome Reports meets the Vatican’s firefighters.

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