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Morning Catholic must-reads: 04/07/14

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

By on Friday, 4 July 2014

The website of the Pontifical University Antonianum

The website of the Pontifical University Antonianum

Franciscan Sister Mary Melone is expected to become the first female rector of a pontifical university in Rome.

Francis should not visit China because his trip “would be manipulated”, Cardinal Joseph Zen has said.

The Vatican has named a Jesuit canon lawyer to help reform the Legion of Christ.

The Pope will meet the sick, the poor and prisoners during a day-trip to Molise on Saturday.

Fr Ray Blake and the Sensible Bond ask if the Catholic blogosphere is shrinking under Francis.

Drew Reed visits a squatter settlement in Buenos Aires named after Pope Francis.

And Leah DesGeorges describes her journey from Evangelical Protestantism to the Carmelite order.

The next Morning Catholic must-reads will be on Monday, July 14.

Follow me on Twitter @lukecoppen for updates throughout the day.

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