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Morning Catholic must-reads: 07/09/10

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

By on Tuesday, 7 September 2010

Archbishop Peter Smith of Southwark (Chris Ison/PA Archive/Press Association Images)

Archbishop Peter Smith of Southwark (Chris Ison/PA Archive/Press Association Images)

Archbishop Peter Smith of Southwark is to urge protestors against the papal visit to Britain to show respect to Catholics.

Vatican analyst Marco Tosatti has predicted that the Pope will hold a consistory in November.

Giovanni Maria Vian, director of L’Osservatore Romano, has accused the media of misunderstanding the Pope’s recent World Youth Day message.

Benedict XVI has named a new apostolic nuncio to Jordan and Iraq.

The British papal visit organisers have unveiled the route of the Popemobile through central London.

Protestors may be planning to pelt the Popemobile with eggs as it travels through London.

Catholic Voices has launched a blog monitoring media coverage of the papal visit.

The Diocese of Westminster has also launched a papal visit blog.

Mgr Guido Marini, Master of Apostolic Ceremonies, talks to Herald Scotland about the papal Mass in Glasgow.

Mgr Mark Langham, a British official at the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, discusses Anglican-Catholic relations ahead of the visit (audio).

Lord Patten of Barnes talks about the visit on the BBC’s HARDtalk programme (video).

And Austen Ivereigh puts the case against Geoffrey Robinson, the barrister who argues that the Pope should be put on trial.