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Morning Catholic must-reads: 25/08/11

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

By on Thursday, 25 August 2011

A capsule containing blood from Blessed John Paul II is displayed for veneration at the apostolic nunciature in Mexico City (CNS photo/Carlos Jasso, Reuters)

A capsule containing blood from Blessed John Paul II is displayed for veneration at the apostolic nunciature in Mexico City (CNS photo/Carlos Jasso, Reuters)

Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera has welcomed the only first class relic of Blessed Pope John Paul II to Mexico City at the start of its five-month tour of Mexico.

The Church in Nicaragua has called for an official investigation after a priest’s body was found in a rubbish dump.

Dylan Parry reports on Michael Voris’s speech in London last night.

Amy Welborn explains why Benedict XVI is so good at communicating the faith to young people.

Sandro Magister argues that Benedict XVI has dramatically improved the World Youth Day format.

George Weigel says that Thomas Merton glimpsed the fate of progressive Catholicism.

Richard Collins suggests that Mgr Ronald Knox would have made a great blogger.

And as Steven Jobs steps down as Apple CEO, Rocco Palmo examines his impact on the Catholic Church.