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Today’s Catholic must-reads: 26/06/13

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

By on Wednesday, 26 June 2013

Mary Ann Glendon (CNS)

Mary Ann Glendon (CNS)

American law professor Mary Ann Glendon will be part of a high-powered commission overseeing the Vatican bank, it was announced this morning (PDF of full text).

Cardinal Seán O’Malley has refused to allow Fr Helmut Schüller, founder of the Austrian Priests’ Initiative, to speak on property belonging to the Archdiocese of Boston.

Pope Francis will impose the pallium on 34 metropolitan archbishops in Rome on June 29.

Andrea Tornielli says the Pope’s eight closest cardinal advisers are already “in constant contact, and share material and ideas regarding possible reforms“.

David Schwartz visits the Catholic hospital in America offering “Jewish end-of-life care”.

John Buescher says that American Protestants once regarded the Sacrament of Confession as “unpatriotic”.

And George Weigel argues that, even though the Edict of Milan “wasn’t an edict and wasn’t issued at Milan”, we should still honour its 1,700th anniversary.

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