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Today’s Catholic must-reads: 27/08/14

Pope Francis is caught by a gust of wind at today's audience (AP)

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

What the alcoholic St Monica teaches us about redemption

Monica and Augustine, as portrayed in the film 'Restless Heart' (CNS)

Like her son St Augustine, she overcame many difficulties to achiev sanctity

Matisse’s cut-outs were the product of his spiritual rebirth, but you’d never guess it from the Tate’s show

A gallery assistant stands before a work by Matisse at The Cut-Outs exhibition at the Tate Modern

The French artist rejected faith as a young man but at the age of 72 everything changed

If the Catholic blogosphere is to survive then our bloggers must become more Catholic

'Pope Francis beatified 124 Korean Catholic martyrs but it was not given adequate attention in the blogosphere'  (CNS)

If Catholic blogging is limited to Vatican politics and the personality of the Pope then it will run out of steam.

Morning Catholic must-reads: 26/08/14

Cardinal Reinhard Marx: 'I know the Islamic State is not Islam' (AP)

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

Why are so many priests alcoholics?

The downfall of many clerics  (PA)

Denying that there is a problem in the clergy has not helped us in the past

We can learn a lot from St Nicholas Owen, the priest-hole maker

Priest demonstrates the use of the priest hole during the Tudor era (CNS)

Owen shows that sanctity has nothing to do with social status or educational attainments

Morning Catholic must-reads: 25/08/14

Pope Francis delivers the Angelus address yesterday (AP)

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

Morning Catholic must-reads: 22/08/14

Chaldean Patriarch Louis Sako (AP)

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

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.