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Morning Catholic must-reads: 04/07/11

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

By on Monday, 4 July 2011

Benedict XVI pictured at the Angelus yesterday  (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca)

Benedict XVI pictured at the Angelus yesterday (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca)

At the Angelus yesterday Benedict XVI said that Jesus says to both rich and poor: “Come unto me.”

A new text in which Dorothy Day, co-founder of the Catholic Worker Movement, discusses her abortion has come to light.

A popular Mexican priest has died in crossfire between the military and members of Los Zetas Cartel.

A panel of doctors at the Vatican has ruled that there is no scientific explanation for the healing of a woman following prayers to Blessed Marianne Cope of Molokai.

New Liturgical Movement reports on the nuptial Mass of Prince Albert of Monaco and Charlene Wittstock.

Cardinal Georg Sterzinsky, the former Archbishop of Berlin, has died aged 75. The Pope has named Auxiliary Bishop Rainer Maria Woelki of Cologne as his successor.

Vatican City State has reported a surplus of £18 million ($30 million, €20 million) over the past year after three years of deficit.

The Pope’s first tweet has brought the Vatican 54,000 new Twitter followers.

Rocco Palmo says the Vatican is in the midst of media revolution.

Mgr Georg Ratzinger reflects on his ordination beside his brother, the Pope, 60 years ago.

Karen Armstrong praises Treasures of Heaven, an exhibition of reliquaries at the British Museum in London.

Fr Aidan Nichols outlines the future liturgy of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham.

And Siris blog shares some timeless Jesuit jokes.