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The Maltese furore

Two very unlikely bishops have issued the most permissive guidelines yet on Amoris Laetitia. No wonder many Catholics are up in arms

Cardinal Müller’s balancing act

The Vatican doctrinal chief may be a hard taskmaster, but he has an instinct for finding common ground. Can he heal the Church’s divisions?

How the ‘dubia’ drama will end

Pope Francis has declined to answer four cardinals’ ‘doubts’ about his teaching on marriage. The Church is now in uncharted territory

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Plus Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith on godparents and Dan Hitchens on how the Church should respond to drug legalisation

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Tune in and find out what’s really happening in the Catholic Church

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Find out what’s really happening in the Catholic Church

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Madeleine Teahan and Fr Mark Drew discuss this week’s dramatic events in Rome

Your guide to this week’s issue

A sneak preview of our latest issue

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Madeleine Teahan speaks with Vatican observer Fr Mark Drew