At least 84 people were killed at a Bastille Day celebration in Nice. French president Hollande said the attack was of 'an undeniable terrorist nature.'
Pope Francis appointed American Greg Burke as director of the Vatican press office and Spanish journalist Paloma Garcia Ovejero as 2nd-in-command, the highest such spot ever held by a woman.
The Pope met with Cardinal Robert Sarah to make clear that no new liturgical directives will be introduced, such as celebrating Mass ad orientem.
The Vatican's congregation for religious life continues to clarify 'some points' with 15 orders of women religious.
The Brussels archdiocese is preparing a major consolidation plan, which could involve closing or merging more than 100 parishes.
The Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments has issued a decree raising the obligatory memorial of St. Mary
Magdalene, celebrated on July 22, to the dignity of a feast.
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