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Morning Catholic must-reads: 08/06/12

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

By on Friday, 8 June 2012

Pope Benedict leads the Corpus Christi procession in Rome (AP)

Pope Benedict leads the Corpus Christi procession in Rome (AP)

The Eucharist is “the sacrament of the charity of Christ”, Benedict XVI said yesterday as he led Corpus Christi celebrations in Rome.

Cardinal Marc Ouellet said that Eucharistic Adoration “must not be belittled as a pious but now outdated custom” in an address at the International Theology Symposium at St Patricks College, Maynooth, yesterday (full text).

The Catholic Theological Society of America has criticised the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith’s notification on Sister Margaret Farley’s book Just Love.

The Pope will name the leader of Australia’s Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of the Southern Cross, under the patronage of St Augustine of Canterbury, on June 15.

Team sports promote the “logic of fraternity”, Pope Benedict has said in a message marking the start of the Euro 2012 football tournament in Poland and Ukraine today.

Police seized a private document meant for the Pope when they raided the home of the ousted president of the Vatican Bank, a lawyer claimed yesterday.

Jeffrey Tucker describes the next two liturgical reforms he believes the Church must embrace.

Matthew Hennessey wonders why People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is so keen to distance itself from the pro-life movement.

And Gene Marks of the Philly Post explains how to cash in on a papal visit.

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