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Today’s Catholic must-reads: 29/02/12

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

By on Wednesday, 29 February 2012

Benedict XVI with Cardinal Angelo Scola, the Archbishop of Milan (AP)

Benedict XVI with Cardinal Angelo Scola, the Archbishop of Milan (AP)

Benedict XVI will make a three-day visit to Milan in June to attend the World Meeting of Families, the Vatican announced yesterday.

Cardinal Christoph Schönborn of Vienna has barred a spokesman for the Islamist group Hizb ut-Tahrir from speaking in his diocese.

The John Paul II Foundation for the Sahel has distributed over $2m (£1.3m, €1.5m) to more than 200 projects in the nine countries in the past year, Mgr Giampietro Dal Toso, secretary of the Pontifical Council Cor Unum, has said.

The National Catholic Register’s new editor-in-chief is Jeanette De Melo, it was announced yesterday.

John Allen says that Bishop Gerhard Ludwig Müller of Regensburg, who is tipped to be the next prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, has links to liberation theology.

Beth Haile considers whether Catholic moral theology can help those struggling with eating disorders.

And a new feature-length documentary explores the world of “Pope Michael I”, aka David Bawden, a papal claimant who lives with his mother in Kansas.