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Today’s Catholic must-reads: 18/04/12

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

By on Wednesday, 18 April 2012

Pope Benedict leaves this morning's general audience (AP)

Pope Benedict leaves this morning's general audience (AP)

Benedict XVI dedicated his general audience this morning to the “little Pentecost” in the Acts of the Apostles (video).

A human rights activist arrested at the papal Mass in Santiago de Cuba has been detained again, the Associated Press reports (video).

John Allen says that with today’s announcement the SSPX “schism” may be nearing an end.

Archbishop Charles Chaput says that there is no guarantee that “America’s experiment in religious freedom” will survive.

And Sandro Magister marvels at the explosive growth of the Catholic Church in South Korea.