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The Holy Spirit’s gift of counsel is “a treasure for the entire Christian community“, Pope Francis said at today’s general audience (full video, short video).
Paul VI is likely to be beatified on October 19 after the Congregation for the Causes of the Saints reportedly approved a miracle attributed to the pope (video).
The Church is “not against birth control at all“, Cardinal Walter Kasper has said in a radio interview (audio at 24:55).
The Irish government has appointed its first resident ambassador to the Holy See since 2011.
Andrew Revkin sums up the conclusions of the four-day Vatican summit on the environment.
Brandon Vogt explains how you can receive text messages from Pope Francis.
And Sister Cristina Scuccia has once again wowed the judges on The Voice, with a rendition of Mariah Carey’s “Hero”.
The next Morning Catholic must-reads will be on Thursday, May 15
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