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

The biggest danger to the Pope today are “opportunists, careerists and false friends” concerned with “their own financial interests and self-advancement”, Cardinal Gerhard Müller has said.

Cardinal Reinhard Marx has encouraged Muslims to “reinterpret their sacred traditions in the light of contemporary life”.

Radio is “a strategic key” to fighting “fake news”, Mgr Dario Viganò has said.

Brigitte Bardot has written to Pope Francis, urging him to speak out on animal welfare (Italian report).

Fr Ray Blake, Fr Dwight Longenecker, Rocco Palmo, Stephen Walford and Jacob Wood comment on the “filial correction”.

Francis Beckwith celebrates the “biblical genius” of Bob Dylan.

And James Keane explains how Jesuits at America magazine responded when Hugh Hefner kept sending them copies of Playboy.

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