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

We “must have immense trust” in God, Pope Francis said at yesterday’s Angelus (full text, full video).

The needy are “our passport to paradise”, the Pope said at Mass on the World Day of the Poor (full text, full video).

A court has awarded Katy Perry $1.6 million following a legal battle over the sale of a convent.

Austen Ivereigh hails a “dazzling” new biography of Pope Francis.

Bishop Michael Campbell reports on the English and Welsh bishops’ “remarkably intense” discussions.

Valentin Fontan-Moret explains why Orthodox Christians make the Sign of the Cross from right to left.

And Karen Sue Smith reflects on the piety of Michelangelo.

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