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Morning Catholic must-reads: 05/04/12

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

By on Thursday, 5 April 2012

Pope Benedict celebrates a Chrism Mass last year (AP)

Pope Benedict celebrates a Chrism Mass last year (AP)

Benedict XVI explicitly denounced Austrian priests who issued a Call to Disobedience in his homily at the Chrism Mass in St Peter’s Basilica this morning (full text).

Officials at the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru have promised that they will meet a Vatican deadline to reform the university’s statutes.

The Polish government has announced plans to reduce its subsidies to the Catholic Church.

Pope Benedict will donate a 510lb (250kg) chocolate egg presented to him yesterday to a young offender institute in Rome.

And Busted Halo presents a virtual Stations of the Cross.