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Today’s Catholic must-reads: 09/05/12

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By on Wednesday, 9 May 2012

Pope Benedict is driven through St Peter's Square this morning (AP)

Pope Benedict is driven through St Peter's Square this morning (AP)

Benedict XVI said at this morning’s general audience that from the moment of his election he “always felt supported by the prayers of the Church, by your prayers, especially at moments of greatest difficultly” (video).

Gunmen on motorcycles murdered a Catholic radio presenter yesterday in the southern Philippines.

Members of the Pontifical Academy for Life have called for the resignation of senior officials at the curial department following a controversial conference on infertility treatment.

George Weigel wonders why the post-Vatican II era has not seen a dramatic rise Catholic biblical literacy.

And Cardinal Timothy Dolan has become the latest Prince of the Church to join Twitter.