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

Religious freedom faces “two equally menacing, opposing ideologies: secular relativism and religious radicalism”, Pope Francis has said.

Bishop David Zubik has insisted that he wants to “continue to lead” Pittsburgh diocese.

The World Meeting of Families “comes at exactly the right time”, Cardinal Christoph Schönborn has said.

The Pope’s Letter to the People of God sends “a strong signal”, Archbishop Charles Scicluna has said.

Catherine Bosley talks to the banker helping to upgrade the Swiss Guards’ barracks.

Emma Green, Naka Nathaniel and Garry Wills comment on the abuse crisis.

And Sam Guzman and Jordan Daniel Wood recommend a film to watch during the Church’s “summer of shame”.

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