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Morning Catholic must-reads: 30/06/11

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

By on Thursday, 30 June 2011

Cardinal Christoph Schönborn, the Archbishop of Vienna (CNS photo/Reuters)

Cardinal Christoph Schönborn, the Archbishop of Vienna (CNS photo/Reuters)

A lawyer has said he is taking legal action against Cardinal Christoph Schönborn of Vienna, accusing him of failing to address an abuse allegation. The cardinal’s spokesman strongly denies the claim.

Pope Benedict has appointed Fr John Sherrington as an auxiliary bishop for the Diocese of Westminster.

Fr Stefano Gobbi, the Italian founder of the Marian Movement of Priests, has died.

Archaeologists have uncovered a 1,400-year-old fresco of St Paul in a Rome catacomb.

Tony Blair tells Marco Bardazzi and Paolo Mastrolilli that the rights of religious minorities around the world are “a central issue for today”.

Mgr Andrew Wadsworth, executive director of the International Commission on English in the Liturgy (ICEL), says that the new English translation of the Missal is long overdue.

Alessandro Speciale talks to Mgr Mark Langham, an English official at the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, about the future of Anglican-Catholic relations.

Michael Moreland says that film critics are missing St Augustine’s influence on Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life.

Nick Petrie offers Benedict XVI five tips for using Twitter.

And Jeff Miller imagines future papal tweets.