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Morning Catholic must-reads: 22/08/14

Chaldean Patriarch Louis Sako (AP)

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Dawkins has done us a favour by highlighting how dangerous our culture of ‘choice’ really is

Richard Dawkins (AP)

If a world cleansed of imperfections is what we wish for then Dawkins, with his Down’s Syndrome outburst, has shown us the way.

Morning Catholic must-reads: 21/08/14

Archbishop Paul Coakley elevates the chalice during Mass (CNS)

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Today’s Catholic must-reads: 20/08/14

Pope Francis attends the general audience in the Paul VI hall (AP)

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Blair’s Iraq War created the precedent that allows Cameron and co to get away with doing nothing

An Iraqi Christian refugee holds a 12-day-old baby in Ankawa (CNS))

The Royal Prerogative was, in effect, abolished on the basis of a PR campaign that required Parliamentary consent to establish legitimacy for going to war, and Iraqi minorities are paying the price

Catholic Herald View: Pope Francis has created an extraordinary opening for Catholicism in Asia

Bishops applaud as Pope Francis arrives for a meeting with the bishops of Asia at the Haemi shrine in Haemi, South Korea (CNS)

Francis seems to see the continent with a Catholic population of only three per cent as the spiritual battery that will power the Church

David Cameron claims to be pro-family, but now he must prove it

David Cameron (PA)

Only by challenging the social and the economic liberalism that pervades the Conservatives will the Prime Minister be able to claim victory for families

Morning Catholic must-reads: 19/08/14

Francis holds an airborne press conference on the flight back to Rome (AP)

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Why a French town became a haven for Jews fleeing from the Nazis

France's then-president Nicolas Sarkozy walks past the Wall of Names during his visit to the Shoah Memorial in Paris. In one part of France in particular locals resisted (AP Photo/Philippe Wojazer, pool)

A new book looks at a part of southern France where tight-knit communities saved Jewish lives

Morning Catholic must-reads: 18/08/14

Pope Francis preaches at the closing Mass of Asian Youth Day (AP)

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