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Today’s Catholic must-reads: 25/01/12

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

By on Wednesday, 25 January 2012

Pope Benedict waves as he leaves this morning’s general audience (AP)

Pope Benedict waves as he leaves this morning’s general audience (AP)

Benedict XVI has cited Blessed John Henry Newman in his Message for World Mission Sunday 2012, released this morning (full text in Italian).

The Vatican news website, News.va, will soon be available in French and Portuguese, Archbishop Claudio Maria Celli announced yesterday.

Islamist students have attacked two Catholic schools in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, after a message criticizing Islam was posted on Facebook.

William McGurn says that President Barack Obama has provoked “an unnecessary war” with the Catholic Left.

Former nun Mary Johnson argues that the Vatican is scared of American women religious without habits.

And Shawn Tribe hails the arrival of a new maker of exquisite clerical vestments.