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Morning Catholic must-reads: 25/11/13

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

By on Monday, 25 November 2013

Pope Francis holds the relics of St Peter (AP)

Pope Francis holds the relics of St Peter (AP)

Pope Francis held the relics of St Peter during the Creed at the closing Mass of the Year of Faith yesterday (full text, short video, full video).

Francis also gave out copies of Evangelii Gaudium, the first apostolic exhortation of his pontificate (video).

In his Angelus address the Pope greeted Ukrainians as they marked the 80th anniversary of the Holodomor.

Archbishop Leo Cushley of St Andrews and Edinburgh has said that Rome is unlikely to take further action against his predecessor Cardinal Keith O’Brien.

Police in Uganda have made arrests in connection with death threats against Archbishop Cyprian Lwanga of Kampala.

George Weigel and his son Stephen discuss their new book on the station churches of Rome.

And a couple have discovered what they believe to be an image of the Devil hidden in a portrait of Henry VIII.

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