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Morning Catholic must-reads: 19/07/12

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

By on Thursday, 19 July 2012

Russia Annunciation

Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill has visited Katyń, the site of a massacre of Poles, ahead of his groundbreaking visit to Poland next month.

Spanish priest Fr Manuel Pousa I Engronat has promised to remove controversial parts of a book he published in 2011 after criticism from the Congregation of the Doctrine of the Faith.

Organisers of the International Eucharistic Congress in Dublin have rejected criticisms of the closing Mass by Mgr Andrew Wadsworth, executive director of the International Commission on English in the Liturgy (ICEL).

Organisers of the Pope’s visit to Lebanon in September have launched an official website in four languages (video).

Fr John Zuhlsdorf tells SSPX members it “would be a mistake to think Benedict’s patience is endless”.

Postulator Waldery Hilgeman explains why he believes Vietnamese Cardinal François Xavier Nguyen van Thuân should be declared “the saint of hope“.

And the BBC’s Chris Bowlby wonders if the Reformation is playing a role in the eurozone crisis.

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