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

The Catechism should be revised to underline that the death penalty is “inadmissible”, Pope Francis has said (full text).

The Pope has advanced nine sainthood causes.

A Jesuit university in Mexico has held a “Coldplay Mass” (Spanish report).

Lyman Stone asks if Georgia is seeing a “religiously inspired” baby boom.

Rod Dreher accuses Fr Antonio Spadaro of trying “to anesthetise the faithful”.

Fr Jim McDermott SJ thinks Hollywood has something to learn from the Church after the Harvey Weinstein scandal.

And Bishop Richard Umbers explains how he finds the time to make memes.

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